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Turkish translation of “idle”

idle

verb     /ˈaɪdl/
ENGINE [I] If an engine or machine idles, it runs slowly but does not move or do any work.
(motor) yavaş çalışmak, boşa dönmek/çalışmak
FunctioningPerforming a function
STOP WORKING [T] US to stop someone or something working or being used, often because there is not enough work to do
durdurmak, yavaşlatmak, boşa çalıştırmak
The closure of the plant idled about 300 workers.Passive and not working
TIME [I] to spend time doing nothing
vakti boşa geçirmek, çalışmamak
We saw her idling in the school grounds.Passive and not working
(Definition of idle verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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