English-Swedish translation of trench

Translation of the word trench from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

trench in Swedish

generalnoun dike [n]
  agriculturenoun dike [n]
  militarynoun skyttegrav [u]
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Definitions of trench
1. trench - a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  ditch a long narrow excavation in the earth
  entrenchment, intrenchment an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches
  approach trench, communication trench a trench that provides protected passage between the rear and front lines of a defensive position
  fire trench a trench especially constructed for the delivery of small-arms fire
  fosse, moat ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
  slit trench narrow trench for shelter in battle
2. trench - any long ditch cut in the ground
  ditch a long narrow excavation in the earth
  furrow a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
3. trench - a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
  natural depression, depression a sunken or depressed geological formation
1. trench - cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"
  hollow, excavate, dig remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
2. trench - dig a trench or trenches; "The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench"
  dig out, dig dig out from underneath earth or snow
3. trench - set, plant, or bury in a trench; "trench the fallen soldiers"; "trench the vegetables"
  position, lay, pose, put, place, set cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
4. trench - cut or carve deeply into; "letters trenched into the stone"
  cut grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"
5. trench - fortify by surrounding with trenches; "He trenched his military camp"
  fort, fortify station (troops) in a fort
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A trench is a type of excavation or depression in the ground. Trenches are generally defined by being deeper than they are wide (as opposed to a wider gully or ditch), and by being narrow compared to their length (as opposed to a simple hole).

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