pronunciation: IPA: /kræb/ kræb , SAMPA: kr{b /kr{b/      

Translations into Malay:

  • ketam 
     
    crustacean
  • yuyu 
     
    crustacean

Other meanings:

 
(obsolete) In World War 1, to fly slightly off the straight-line course towards an enemy aircraft, as the machine guns on early aircraft did not allow firing through the propeller disk.
 
(rowing) A position in rowing where the oar is pushed under the rigger by the force of the water.
 
(intransitive) ( by analogy with the movement of a crab ) To move sideways of an aircraft, such as a glider.
 
(slang) A playing card with the rank of three.
 
To be ill-tempered; to complain or find fault.
 
Short for carabiner.
 
(transitive) ( by analogy with the movement of a crab ) To navigate (an aircraft, e.g. a glider) sideways against an air current in order to maintain a straight-line course.
 
The crab apple or wild apple.
 
(obsolete) To irritate, make surly or sour
 
The tree bearing crab apples, which has a dogbane-like bitter bark with medical use.
 
The tree species Carapa guianensis, native of South America.
 
bad-tempered person
 
informal: infestation of pubic lice
 
(in plural crabs , informal) An infestation of pubic lice.
 
A bad-tempered person.
 
(zoology) A crustacean of the infraorder Brachyura , having five pairs of legs, the foremost of which are in the form of claws, and a carapace.
 
(intransitive) To complain.
 
(intransitive) To fish for crabs.
 
(British dialect) To cudgel or beat, as with a crabstick
 
A decapod crustacean covered with a thick exoskeleton, and armed with a single pair of claws.
 
(rare) To back out of something.

Similar phrases in dictionary English Malay. (4)

Cancer the Crab
Ketam; Sartan; Kanser
Crab
Ketam; Sartan; Kanser
hermit crab
umang-umang

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