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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: smother(0.01099 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to smother.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a confused multitude of things [syn: clutter, jumble, muddle,
mare's nest, welter]
2: a stifling cloud of smoke
v 1: envelop completely; “smother the meat in gravy” [syn: surround]
2: deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; “Othello
smothered Desdemona with a pillow”; “The child suffocated
herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on
the floor” [syn: asphyxiate, suffocate]
3: conceal or hide; “smother a yawn”; “muffle one's anger”;
“strangle a yawn” [syn: stifle, strangle, muffle, repress]
4: form an impenetrable cover over; “the butter cream smothered
5: deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; “smother
fires” [syn: put out]
English → English (gcide)
Smother \Smoth"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smothered; p. pr. &
vb. n. Smothering.] [OE. smotheren; akin to E. smoor. See
1. To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the
air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to
prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child.
2. To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air
by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like;
as, to smother a fire.
3. Hence, to repress the action of; to cover from public
view; to suppress; to conceal; as, to smother one's
Smother \Smoth"er\, v. i.
1. To be suffocated or stifled.
2. To burn slowly, without sufficient air; to smolder.
Smother \Smoth"er\, n. [OE. smorther. See Smother, v. t.]
1. Stifling smoke; thick dust. --Shak.
2. A state of suppression. [Obs.]
Not to keep their suspicions in smother. --Bacon.
3. That which smothers or causes a sensation of smothering,
as smoke, fog, the foam of the sea, a confused multitude
Then they vanished, swallowed up in the grayness of
the evening and the smoke and smother of the storm.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Smother fly (Zo["o]l.), an aphid.