elephantine - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "elephantine" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

elephantine / слоноподобный, слоновый, неуклюжий
[ˌel.ɪˈfæn.taɪn]
[ˌel.ɪˈfæn.taɪn]
Перевод
имя прилагательное
слоноподобный
elephantine
слоновый
elephantine
неуклюжий
clumsy, awkward, bumbling, hulking, lumbering, elephantine
Определения
имя прилагательное
of, resembling, or characteristic of an elephant or elephants, especially in being large, clumsy, or awkward.
there was an elephantine thud from the bathroom
Примеры
Though the size of the new card remains the same as the previous ones, the 32 Kilobytes Subscriber Identity Module card is said to have an elephantine memory in addition to its several genie-like features.
Nothing else can explain the wealthy male's love of the ridiculous, elephantine Humvee 4WD military truck, now the preferred vehicle not only of Hollywood stars, but of Premiership footballers.
In keeping with recent elephantine overruns that render the Space Station Alpha a useless floating boondoggle in the sky, each NASA shuttle launch costs over $400 million.
Now that might not seem like that much money to a state facing an elephantine $38 billion budget deficit, but it means very specific cuts to very specific programs that affect hundreds of thousands of people.
The gigantic, bipedal, elephantine creatures weighed several tons at the largest and had no problem knocking the eighty-foot trees aside as they ran.
I think, deep down - well, not that deep, actually - I was so irked by the elephantine pause before our orders were taken I half-wanted it to be a disaster.
But they have an undeniable gentleness and elephantine beauty about them, with their hanging folds of skin and ponderous outlook on life.
As much mud in the streets, as if the waters had but newly retired from the face of the earth, and it would not be wonderful to meet a Megalosaurus, 40 feet long or so, waddling like an elephantine lizard up Holborn Hill.
Soon enough, the cream will rise to the top and our elephantine popularity contest will have proven itself once again as both as defining and as completely irrelevant as freshman yearbook pictures.
It's not easy, because it is a bureaucracy that really for 50 years kind of went to waste and grew in elephantine proportions and they were trying to get it to do gymnastics, so it really did need to reform.