beat to quarters

бить (играть) большой сбор

Англо-русский морской словарь. . 1946.

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  • beat to quarters — verb To summon the crew of a sailing man of war to their stations for action against an enemy. In the Royal Navy the drums were beaten to the rhythm of . See Also: beat a retreat …   Wiktionary

  • beat a retreat — verb To leave hastily in the face of opposition. See Also: beat to quarters …   Wiktionary

  • Beat — (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat — Beat, v. i. 1. To strike repeatedly; to inflict repeated blows; to knock vigorously or loudly. [1913 Webster] The men of the city . . . beat at the door. Judges. xix. 22. [1913 Webster] 2. To move with pulsation or throbbing. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat — Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat of a clock — Beat Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat of a watch — Beat Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat of drum — Beat Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beat a retreat — verb depart hastily • Hypernyms: ↑depart, ↑take leave, ↑quit • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal : to retreat or retire often in haste or with loss of dignity * * * beat a retreat …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat up — 1. verb a) To give a severe beating to. I got beaten up by thugs on my way home. b) To cause by some other means, injuries comparable to the result of being beaten up On this occasion, the diligent prior o St. Andrews assembled 600 horse, with… …   Wiktionary

  • General quarters — Listen filename=General quarters.ogg title=General quarters description=A call to general quarters aboard a United States Navy vessel. format=OggGeneral Quarters is an announcement made aboard a naval warship to signal the crew to prepare for… …   Wikipedia

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