Die Übersetzung von "sky" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /skai/ (plural skies, often with the)

the part of space above the earth, in which the sun, moon etc can be seen; the heavens

The sky was blue and cloudless
We had grey skies and rain throughout our holiday
The skies were grey all week.
sky-blue adjective, noun

(of) the light blue colour of cloudless sky

bleu ciel
She wore a sky-blue dress.
sky-diving noun

the sport of jumping from aircraft and waiting for some time before opening one’s parachute.

parachutisme (en chute libre)
sky-diver noun

parachutiste (faisant de la chute libre)
sky-high adverb, adjective

very high

très haut
The car was blown sky-high by the explosion
sky-high prices.
skyjack verb

to hijack a plane

détourner un avion
The terrorists attempted to skyjack the plane at Athens airport.
skyjacker noun

pirate de l’air
skylight noun

a window in a roof or ceiling

The attic had only a small skylight and was very dark.
skyline noun

the outline of buildings, hills etc seen against the sky

profil (de l’horizon)
the New York skyline
I could see something moving on the skyline.
skyrocket verb

to rise sharply; to increase rapidly and suddenly

monter en flèche
Housing prices have skyrocketed.
skyrocket noun

a rocket firework that explodes in brilliant colourful sparks.

skyscraper noun

a high building of very many storeys, especially in the United State.

the sky’s the limit

there is no upper limit eg to the amount of money that may be spent

il n’y a pas de limites
Choose any present you like – the sky’s the limit!

(Die Übersetzung von "sky" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)