driving

driving
['draɪvɪŋ] 1.
nome guida f.
2.
modificatore [skills, position] di guida
3.
aggettivo [rain] battente, sferzante; [wind] sferzante; [hail] fitto
* * *
driving /ˈdraɪvɪŋ/
A a.
battente; forte: driving rain, pioggia battente; driving snow, forte neve
B n. [u]
1 (autom.) guida (azione e modo di guidare): urban driving, guida in città; driving under the influence (o drunk driving, drink driving) guida in stato di ebbrezza; dangerous driving, guida pericolosa; reckless driving, guida spericolata
2 (mecc.) trasmissione
3 (golf) il colpire la palla con il «driver»
● (autom., leg.) driving ban, ritiro della patente: to get (o to be given) a driving ban, farsi ritirare la patente □ (mecc.) driving belt, cinghia di trasmissione □ (fig.) driving force, motore (fig.); elemento propulsore: The minister was the driving force behind the reform, il ministro è stato il motore della riforma □ (mecc.) driving gear, ingranaggio conduttore □ (autom. ingl.) driving licence, patente di guida □ (autom.) driving mirror, specchietto retrovisore □ (mecc.) driving plate, menabrida (di un tornio) □ (mecc.) driving pinion, pignone di trasmissione □ (mecc. e fig.) driving power, forza motrice □ (mecc.) driving pulley, puleggia di trasmissione □ (golf) driving range, campo d'allenamento □ (autom.) driving school, scuola guida □ (autom.) driving seat, posto di guida □ (fig.) to be in the driving seat, essere al comando □ (mecc.) driving shaft, albero motore □ (autom.) driving teacher, istruttore di scuola guida □ driving test, esame di guida □ (autom.) driving wheels, ruote motrici NOTE DI CULTURA: driving: circa un terzo della popolazione mondiale guida a sinistra. Si guida a sinistra non solo in Gran Bretagna ma anche in India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Australia, Giappone, e in numerosi paesi africani e asiatici. Pare che questa fosse la norma in quasi tutta l'Europa prima di Napoleone, che impose ai paesi da lui conquistati di passare a destra.
* * *
['draɪvɪŋ] 1.
nome guida f.
2.
modificatore [skills, position] di guida
3.
aggettivo [rain] battente, sferzante; [wind] sferzante; [hail] fitto

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Driving — Driv ing, a. 1. Having great force of impulse; as, a driving wind or storm. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicating force; impelling; as, a driving shaft. [1913 Webster] {Driving axle}, the axle of a driving wheel, as in a locomotive. {Driving box}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • driving — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a controlling influence: the driving force behind the plan. 2) being blown by the wind with great force: driving rain. ● in the driving seat Cf. ↑in the driving seat …   English terms dictionary

  • driving — [drī′viŋ] adj. 1. transmitting force or motion 2. moving with force and violence [a driving rain] 3. vigorous; energetic [a driving jazz solo] n. the way one drives an automobile, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Driving — Driv ing, n. 1. The act of forcing or urging something along; the act of pressing or moving on furiously. [1913 Webster] 2. Tendency; drift. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • driving — index compelling, important (urgent), impulsive (impelling), insistent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • driving — [adj] forceful active, compelling, dynamic, energetic, enterprising, galvanic, impellent, lively, propulsive, sweeping, urging, vigorous, violent; concept 540 Ant. unforceful, weak, wimpy …   New thesaurus

  • Driving — For other uses, see Driving (disambiguation). Driving is the controlled operation and movement of a land vehicle, such as a car, truck or bus. Although direct operation of a bicycle and a mounted animal are commonly referred to as riding, such… …   Wikipedia

  • driving — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, safe ▪ a new campaign to promote safe driving ▪ aggressive, bad, careless, dangerous, erratic …   Collocations dictionary

  • driving — driv|ing1 [ˈdraıvıŋ] n [U] the activity of driving a car, truck etc ▪ driving lessons ▪ He was charged with causing death by dangerous driving . ▪ hazardous driving conditions (=weather that makes driving dangerous) →in the driving seat at ↑seat1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • driving — /ˈdraɪvɪŋ / (say druyving) verb 1. present participle of drive. –adjective 2. energetic or active: a driving personality. 3. violent; having tremendous force: a driving storm. 4. relaying or transmitting power: the driving engine. 5. rhythmic;… …  

  • driving — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. communicating force < a driving wheel > b. exerting pressure < a driving influence > 2. a. having great force < a driving rain > < a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”