A suspended scaffold used in shafts.
A ribbing for vaulted ceilings and arches intended to be covered with plaster.
A basket or apparatus in which, when a line has been made fast to a wrecked ship from the shore, the people are brought off from the wreck.
The cradle was ill-made. One victim fell into the sea and was lost and the ensuing delay cost three more lives.
A rest for the receiver of a telephone.
He slammed the handset into the cradle.
To contain in or as if in a cradle.
To rock (a baby to sleep).
To wrap protectively.
To rock the lacrosse stick back and forth in order to keep the ball in the head by means of centrifugal force.
A tool used in mezzotint engraving, which, by a rocking motion, raises burrs on the surface of the plate, so preparing the ground.
A framework of timbers, or iron bars, moving upon ways or rollers, used to support, lift, or carry ships or other vessels, heavy guns, etc., as up an inclined plane, or across a strip of land, or in launching a ship.
A case for a broken or dislocated limb.
A frame to keep the bedclothes from contact with the sensitive parts of an injured person.
A machine on rockers, used in washing out auriferous earth.
a baby bed with sides and rockers
birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, proveniencenoun
where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
"the birthplace of civilization"
birth of a person
"he was taught from the cradle never to cry"
a trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold
hold gently and carefully
"He cradles the child in his arms"
bring up from infancy
hold or place in or as if in a cradle
"He cradled the infant in his arms"
cut grain with a cradle scythe
wash in a cradle
run with the stick
How to use cradle in a sentence?
If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.
Solitude, in the sense of being often alone, is essential to any depth of meditation or of character and solitude in the presence of natural beauty and grandeur, is the cradle of thought and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without.
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in the ocean-cradle of birth and of death, in ebb and in flow. I feel my limbs are made glorious by the touch of this world of life. And my pride is from the life-throb of ages dancing in my blood this moment.
The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
We have always said that, if it is to have a long-term future, our sport must preserve its historic venues and Silverstone and Great Britain represent the cradle of this sport, formula One is a global sport, held on five continents, watched by an audience of over 500 million fans around the world and our aim is to grow this number by bringing the sport we love to new countries, while also maintaining its roots.
Translations for cradle
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- сәңгелдәк, бишекBashkir
- люлка, вилка, паламарка, стапелBulgarian
- bressolar, bressar, bressolCatalan, Valencian
- wiegen, WiegeGerman
- lulilo, luliEsperanto
- cuna, brizar, brezarSpanish
- häll, kätkiEstonian
- مهد, گهوارهPersian
- veivata, pelastustuoli, tuudittaa, kehto, kannatin, alusta, lavetti, lasta, liekuttaa, pidelläFinnish
- bercer, berceauFrench
- cliabhán, cliabháinIrish
- creathallScottish Gaelic
- עריסה, נענע, ערשHebrew
- օրորոց, բնօրրանArmenian
- cullare, cullaItalian
- 揺り籠, 発祥地Japanese
- 搖籃, 요람Korean
- wiegen, armsteun, wieg, houder, steun, omvatten, omhullen, omsluiten, bakermat, haakDutch
- kołyska, widełki, kolebkaPolish
- leagăn, furcăRomanian
- люлька, колыбельRussian
- ljuljka, kolevkaSerbo-Croatian
- beşik sallamak, beşikte sallamak, beşikTurkish
- بۆشۈكUyghur, Uighur
- cái nôiVietnamese
- וויג, וויגןYiddish
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