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Translation of "top" - English-German dictionary

top

noun /top/
the highest part of anything die Spitze the top of the hill the top of her head. the position of the cleverest in a class etc die Spitze He’s at the top of the class. the upper surface die Oberfläche the table-top. a lid der Deckel I’ve lost the top to this jar a bottle-top. a (woman’s) garment for the upper half of the body; a blouse, sweater etc das Sonnentop I bought a new skirt and top. topless adjective having no top ohne Spitze very high. unermeßlich hoch topping noun something that forms a covering on top of something, especially food die Spitze a tart with a topping of cream. top hat /ˈtopə/ abbreviation (topper) a man’s tall hat, worn as formal dress der Zylinder He was wearing a top hat and tails. top-heavy adjective having the upper part too heavy for the lower kopflastig That pile of books is top-heavy – it’ll fall over! top-secret adjective very secret streng geheim top-secret information. at the top of one’s voice very loudly aus vollem Halse They were shouting at the top(s) of their voices. be/feel etc on top of the world to feel very well and happy aufbrechen She’s on top of the world – she’s just got engaged to be married. from top to bottom completely von oben bis unten They’ve painted the house from top to bottom. the top of the ladder/tree the highest point in one’s profession. der Gipfel des Erfolgs top up to fill (a cup etc that has been partly emptied) to the top auffüllen Let me top up your glass/drink.
(Definition of top from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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