быстрый; быстротечный; мелкий;
флот ; флотилия ; эскадра ; парк ;
быстро протекать; миновать; плыть по поверхности
- His fleet is said to have numbered more than 200 vessels and his army had grown even larger since leaving France.
- There are also buses at least 30 years old still being run, so it is likely to be decades before the fleet is replaced.
- Probably because it started the 1980s with a fleet of new 125mph HSTs which had made a major impact on its market, the East Coast main line was far better placed to withstand the rigours of the recession than its West Coast neighbour.
- Now an independent fleet consultant, he was made redundant by the company four years ago.
- Mr Yeltsin's deputy, Mr Alexander Rutskoy, gave a warning that, if Kiev pressed its claims on the fleet, Russia would re-examine the status of the Crimean peninsula where it is based.
- Environmental groups successfully appealed against the issue of the general permit, and in July 1987, won an injunction which cut short the salmon season for the drift-net fleet.
- I noticed his saying in a magazine interview that he could never have survived these past few years without the help of Fleet Street - and that struck me as an unusually candid confession for a politician.
- Each day the world's merchant shipping fleet, by one reliable estimate made in 1982, discards 639,000 plastic containers into the sea.
- This campaign suffered from the reduction of the river fleet from four to two thousand steamers between 1917 and 1921.
- Riverside conditions such as that, must have continued to exist for a very long time, for when the Romans arrived and established - about A.D.47 - a settlement astride the River Fleet where it ran into the north bank of the River Thames, the River Fleet was about two hundred yards wide at that junction.
- The task force was only made possible by cobbling together the remnants of the battle fleet, including the two last aircraft-carriers, Invincible and Hermes .
- With the latest "S" series, and other new models either recently introduced or about to be, Mercedes aims to head off the challenge posed by a stream of new models from an arch-rival that has stuck to its last, BMW, and the looming threat posed by a fleet of new Japanese luxury models.
- This prompted big airlines to dominate the nation's largest airports and then to devour the fleet of small carriers that became airborne soon after deregulation.