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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Waft (0.00989 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Waft.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n : a long flag; often tapering [syn: pennant
v 1: be driven or carried along, as by the air; “Sounds wafted
into the room”
2: blow gently; “A breeze wafted through the door”
English → English
, v. i.
To be moved, or to pass, on a buoyant medium; to float.
And now the shouts waft near the citadel. --Dryden.
1. A wave or current of wind. “Everywaft of the air.”
In this dire season, oft the whirlwind's wing
Sweeps up the burden of whole wintry plains
In one wide waft. --Thomson.
2. A signal made by waving something, as a flag, in the air.
3. An unpleasant flavor. [Obs.]
4. (Naut.) A knot, or stop, in the middle of a flag. [Written
Note: A flag with a waft in it, when hoisted at the staff, or
half way to the gaff, means, a man overboard; at the
peak, a desire to communicate; at the masthead,
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wafted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Prob. originally imp. & p. p. of wave, v. t. See
1. To give notice to by waving something; to wave the hand
to; to beckon. [Obs.]
But soft: who wafts us yonder? --Shak.
2. To cause to move or go in a wavy manner, or by the impulse
of waves, as of water or air; to bear along on a buoyant
medium; as, a balloon was wafted over the channel.
A gentle wafting to immortal life. --Milton.
Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul,
And waft a sigh from Indus to the pole. --Pope.
3. To cause to float; to keep from sinking; to buoy. [Obs.]
--Sir T. Browne.
Note: This verb is regular; but waft was formerly som?times
used, as by Shakespeare, instead of wafted.