Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

napięcie in English:

1. tension


Cold-war tension has mounted.
emotional tension
Yoga reduces physical and mental tension and promotes recuperation.
tension grew as negotiations continued
Isn't it better to get drunk and cut loose once in a while and blow off the tension of daily frustration?
We meet at a time of tension between the United States and Muslims around the world – tension rooted in historical forces that go beyond any current policy debate.
More recently, tension has been fed by colonialism that denied rights and opportunities to many Muslims, and a Cold War in which Muslim-majority countries were too often treated as proxies without regard to their own aspirations.
That does not mean we should ignore sources of tension. Indeed, it suggests the opposite: we must face these tensions squarely.
Cost is the limiting factor for laying the less-dangerous underground high tension wires.
The family has the kind of natural organisation to deal with the tensions likely to characterise space trips of 200 years or longer to settle remote planets.
We awaited the court verdict in terrible tension for months.
The tension mounted in the crowd as the two players came to the end of the second set.
tensions disappear
I went to the gym last week but I still feel increased muscle tension.
I feel happy, calm, comfortable, without tension when I learn English.

English word "napięcie"(tension) occurs in sets:

Film, thearte, books- Film, Teatr, Książki
Market Leader, Unit 4 - Success [EXCERSISES]
Solutions Upper 4D - Confessions of an astronaut
M. Cieślak English repetytorium
Fiszki z książki - "All Jackson's Children" (Danie...

2. tenseness



English word "napięcie"(tenseness) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "White Fire" (Roy J. Snell)
Fiszki z książki - "Air Monster" (Edwin Green)
Fiszki z książki - "Heart's Kindred" (Zona Gale)
Fiszki z książki - "Murder at Large" (Lesley Frost)
Fiszki z książki - "Cue for Quiet" (Thomas L. Sher...

3. tautness



English word "napięcie"(tautness) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Peter" (E. F. Benson)
Fiszki z książki - "Sailing" (E. F. Knight)
Fiszki z książki - "Seat Weaving" (L. Day Perry)
Fiszki z książki - "A Madcap Cruise" (Oric Bates)
Fiszki z książki - "Hills and the Sea" (H. Belloc)

4. voltage


The lights are on, but the voltage is low.
A photovoltaic cell generates a voltage of about 0.6 V

English word "napięcie"(voltage) occurs in sets:

ELECTRICAL SAFETY AT WORK
digital circuits
WJT STP 58-77
Dome / House

5. suspense


Don't keep us in suspense! What happened?
Don't keep me in suspense.
He loves films about disasters as there is a lot of suspense surrounding the main characters and what is going to happen to them.
Don't keep me in suspense. Tell me what happened!
the reader is kept in suspense
What's your answer then? Don't keep me in suspense.
There’s more suspense when you have to wait a week for the next episode.

English word "napięcie"(suspense) occurs in sets:

unit 4-on screen
66 podręcznik

6. pressure


Reynolds' blood pressure is dangerously high, especially when he's mad.
under pressure
I know that you're strong, but political pressure will be stronger.
However, maybe from the sudden change in pressure when you put them, having your ears pop is a problem.
Human rights groups are putting pressure on authoritarian governments.
It has happened that people sleeping with the fan on have experienced a freezing of the stomach, as well as a local air pressure stress leading them to feel unwell.
The Prime Minister became all the more popular because he never gave way to pressure from the neighboring country.
And in many countries, where the animals are already under pressure because their homes are being destroyed by agriculture, things can get even worse.
In other aspects, the results of Laowang's health examination were all quite normal; it was just that his blood pressure was a bit high.
We should bear in mind that only relaxed people living without too much pressure and worry have a chance to keep healthy.
The pressure of international competition in the motor industry is very strong.
The pressure that such a pool of magma exerts on the crust above has lifted Yellowstone and its surrounding territory about half a kilometre higher than they would otherwise be.
I don’t like it when people put too much pressure on me to buy something.
Although the pressure of studying at the University of Cambridge is very high, many students still have time to go out and have fun.

English word "napięcie"(pressure) occurs in sets:

Zdrowy styl życia (słownictwo A)
health + environment

7. tense


I feel tense and agitated when I have too much work to do.
Every muscle in his body was tense and ready to attack.
tense situation/atmosphere/moment
The international situation had become so tense, it would require proficient diplomats to handle it with kid gloves.
I say "should", because theses written in the present tense are still seen around and about.
The future progressive tense is used when expressing events and action in progress at some future point, however the example sentence cannot be understood in that way.
It's very interesting that in Chinese the concept of tense does not exist.
Adverbial time clauses (here 'when') write about the future in the present tense.
These sentences only differ with respect to tense.
The example is a past progressive tense sentence. How was everybody taught when they were learning about progressive tense?
In the official question collection it is explained as being "passive voice of the present continuous tense".
I’m feeling a bit tense and nervous about my job interview tomorrow.
I felt very tense about driving, and the test was a disaster.
An example of tense is the way to describe a student just before he takes a big and important test.
I have been feeling rather tense all day

English word "napięcie"(tense) occurs in sets:

Słówka w szkole module 2 KART

8. strain


The rope broke under the strain.
The recent decline in the dollar has put a bigger strain on the economic system. Migration into the cities is putting a strain on already stretched resources.
Jogging puts a lot of strain on the knees. I strained a muscle in my back playing squash. Don't watch TV in the dark - you'll strain your eyes!
Could you strain the vegetables, please. The oil in which the fish is fried is strained off and used to cook potatoes.
The collaboration between these somewhat eccentric men was filled with strain and compromise on both sides, but in the end they appear to have gotten on well.
1) I strained to smile. 2) She strained her eyes but she couldn't see anything. 3) He strained his muscles to show off.
A strain is when a muscle is damaged. A sprain is when a joint, such as a knee, ankle or wrist is damaged.
the best way to recover from an illness is to relax, not to strain oneself in any way, take some form of mild exercise.
muscle strain
Make sure they are in a position that is comfortable for them. This will ease the strain on the heart. Sitting them on the floor means they are less likely to hurt themselves if they collapse.
However, it is usually impossible to differentiate a fracture, sprain or strain without an x-ray.
The outbreak had been a major strain on the country's economy, affecting domestic consumption and tourism.
He burned himself while he was straining the potatoes.
Having to manage all this information often puts a lot of strain on product managers, who then do not have enough time to deal with day-to-day activities.

English word "napięcie"(strain) occurs in sets:

Unit 4 a Technology and health p. 62
słówka od Kot
harry potter