Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: ebb

Ebbe {f}Femininum (die)


However, the ship went out on the ebb tide; and was doubtless by morning far down the river mouth.
And meet it is, that over these sea-pastures, wide-rolling watery prairies and Potters’ Fields of all four continents, the waves should rise and fall, and ebb and flow unceasingly; for here, millions of mixed shades and shadows, drowned dreams, somnambulisms, reveries; all that we call lives and souls, lie dreaming, dreaming, still; tossing like slumberers in their beds; the ever-rolling waves but made so by their restlessness.
“Some men die at ebb tide; some at low water; some at the full of the flood;—and I feel now like a billow that’s all one crested comb, Starbuck.
He listened intently to the ebb and flow of these sounds.
I had pulled down as far as Greenwich with the ebb tide, and had turned with the tide.
His changes of mood did not offend me, because I saw that I had nothing to do with their alternation; the ebb and flow depended on causes quite disconnected with me.
One day I had come to my studies in lower spirits than usual; the ebb was occasioned by a poignantly felt disappointment.
What greatness had not floated on the ebb of that river into the mystery of an unknown earth!
We looked on, waiting patiently—there was nothing else to do till the end of the flood; but it was only after a long silence, when he said, in a hesitating voice, “I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit,” that we knew we were fated, before the ebb began to run, to hear about one of Marlow’s inconclusive experiences.
In the second place, the ebb was now making—a strong rippling current running westward through the basin, and then south'ard and seaward down the straits by which we had entered in the morning.

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auf einem Tiefpunkt angelangt sein [fig.] be at a low ebb {v}
abebben [fig.] (sich legen [Aufregung, Wind etc.]) to ebb
Ebbe {f} ebb-tide
Ebbetor {n} ebb-tide gate
Ebbe {f} ebb tide
abebben to ebb away
Insel der verlorenen Seelen (ein US-amerikanischer Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1937) Ebb Tide
Ebbe {f} ebb
Ebbe [lit.] The Ebb Tide [lit.] (Robert Louis Stevenson / Lloyd Osbourne)
verebben to ebb away