Speleology Spell-bound

Spell

Meanings and phrases

spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation; enchantment; trance
  2. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); go; tour; turn
  3. a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; while; piece; patch
  4. a verbal formula believed to have magical force; magic spell; magical spell; charm

spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; spell out
  2. indicate or signify; import
  3. write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); write
  4. relieve (someone) from work by taking a turn
  5. place under a spell
  6. take turns working

breathing spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short respite; breath; breather; breathing place; breathing space; breathing time

cold spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a spell of cold weather; cold snap

hot spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a spell of hot weather

magic spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a verbal formula believed to have magical force; spell; magical spell; charm

magical spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a verbal formula believed to have magical force; spell; magic spell; charm

sinking spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a temporary decline in health or value

spell out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make explicit; specify in detail
  2. orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; spell
  3. spell fully and without abbreviating

loan spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • King's loan spell was terminated in December 2009.
  • He also had a short loan spell at West Ham United.
  • Laird made seven appearances during the loan spell.

brief spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He had a brief spell with FC St. Pauli in the German 2.
  • After this brief spell he moved to Swansea Town in 1922.
  • He then had a brief spell with Segunda División side C.D.

short spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then he had a short spell with Cienciano in 2009.
  • He also had a short spell with Hong Kong club Seiko.
  • He also had a short spell at Al-Ahli of Qatar.

second spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This put an end to the second spell of iconoclasm.
  • In 2000, Lennartsson joined Viking for a second spell.
  • He returned to Cyprus, for a second spell at AEL Limassol.

during his spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Benfica, and was the undisputed starter for the Barcelos team during his spell.
  • He only totalled 226 minutes of action during his spell, and was subsequently released.
  • May developed a reputation for being brutally honest during his spell in charge at Falkirk.

first spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During his first spell at the club Quao scored two goals.
  • He managed Hamilton during his first spell as a player there.
  • During this first spell at Newcastle, he played in the 1999 FA Cup Final.

successful spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He would remain coach for three years, a highly successful spell.
  • His most successful spell as a player was at Everton between 1992 and 1996.
  • It was at Goodison Park where Bracewell enjoyed the most successful spell of his career.

third spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He began a third spell as Merthyr manager in 1930, leaving in September 1931.
  • On Monday 23 March 2015, King's Lynn Town announced on Twitter that Jake had re-joined the club for a third spell.
  • He made a scoring start to his third spell at Prenton Park, netting from long range in a 2–2 draw with Stevenage on 1 November.

cast a spell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her left arm is raised to cast a spell while the wand points downward in her right.
  • She was accused by a townsman in Brześć Kujawski for having cast a spell upon his wife.
  • Kuromi one time cast a spell on him, making Masahiko's time faster than normal Earth time.

spell as manager

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is most well known for his spell as manager at Sunderland.
  • He also had a short spell as manager of IFK Eskilstuna in 2006.
  • Paddy Kelly then returned to the club for a second spell as manager.

spell on loan

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He then spent a brief spell on loan at Lazio in Serie A during 2005–06.
  • Ridgewell began his senior career with Aston Villa, spending a spell on loan at A.F.C.
  • He began his career at Sunderland, during which time he had a spell on loan at Chesterfield.
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