mosquito fleet

mosquito fleet
спорт. быстрые ловкие игроки, отвлекающие силы противника (термин используется в австралийском национальном футболе)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Mosquito fleet — Mosquito Mos*qui to (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[ o]), n.; pl. {Mosquitoes} (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[=o]z). [Sp. mosquito, fr. moscafly, L. musca. Cf. {Musket}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of various species of gnats of the genus {Culex} and allied genera. The females have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mosquito Fleet — Virginia V, last of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet The term Mosquito Fleet has had nine main meanings in U.S. naval and maritime history: It is the term used to describe the United States Navy s fleet of small gunboats, leading up to and during… …   Wikipedia

  • mosquito fleet — noun : a fleet of comparatively small ships fast moving light tanks, agile weaving fighter planes, and high powered boats of the mosquito fleet all operate on the same principles J.R.Newman * * * a group or fleet of PT boats or other small, armed …   Useful english dictionary

  • mosquito fleet — /məsˈkitoʊ flit/ (say muhs keetoh fleet) noun Australian Rules Colloquial the small players in a team, usually rovers, especially when they dominate play. {from the naval use in World War I for a fleet of small, light, fast vessels in attack} …  

  • mosquito fleet — a group or fleet of PT boats or other small, armed boats. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet — Steamboats at Colman Dock, Seattle, WA, circa 1912. Indianapolis is the large steamer on the right The Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet was a large number of private transportation companies running smaller passenger and freight boats on Puget Sound… …   Wikipedia

  • Mosquito — Mos*qui to (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[ o]), n.; pl. {Mosquitoes} (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[=o]z). [Sp. mosquito, fr. moscafly, L. musca. Cf. {Musket}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of various species of gnats of the genus {Culex} and allied genera. The females have a proboscis …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mosquito bar — Mosquito Mos*qui to (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[ o]), n.; pl. {Mosquitoes} (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[=o]z). [Sp. mosquito, fr. moscafly, L. musca. Cf. {Musket}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of various species of gnats of the genus {Culex} and allied genera. The females have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mosquito hawk — Mosquito Mos*qui to (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[ o]), n.; pl. {Mosquitoes} (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[=o]z). [Sp. mosquito, fr. moscafly, L. musca. Cf. {Musket}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of various species of gnats of the genus {Culex} and allied genera. The females have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mosquito net — Mosquito Mos*qui to (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[ o]), n.; pl. {Mosquitoes} (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[=o]z). [Sp. mosquito, fr. moscafly, L. musca. Cf. {Musket}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of various species of gnats of the genus {Culex} and allied genera. The females have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mosquito netting — Mosquito Mos*qui to (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[ o]), n.; pl. {Mosquitoes} (m[o^]s*k[=e]*t[=o]z). [Sp. mosquito, fr. moscafly, L. musca. Cf. {Musket}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of various species of gnats of the genus {Culex} and allied genera. The females have a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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