Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: feathering

Gefieder {n}Neutrum (das)
Gratbildung {f}Femininum (die)


But these were broken again by the light toes of hundreds of gay fowl softly feathering the sea, alternate with their fitful flight; and like to some flag-staff rising from the painted hull of an argosy, the tall but shattered pole of a recent lance projected from the white whale’s back; and at intervals one of the cloud of soft-toed fowls hovering, and to and fro skimming like a canopy over the fish, silently perched and rocked on this pole, the long tail feathers streaming like pennons.
The horse having reached the end of his tether, so to speak, halted and, rearing high a proud feathering tail, added his quota by letting fall on the floor which the brush would soon brush up and polish, three smoking globes of turds.

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Gefieder {n} feathering
Gratbildung {f} feathering
Leerstellung {f} [bes. luftf.] (beim Propeller) feathering position
Federkleid {n} ptilosis (feathering)