|überflüssig englanniksi||needless de, gratuitous de, waste de, superfluous de, redundant de, idle de|
: This new project of yours will only be a needless expense.
: gratuitous violence
: That was a waste of time
: Her life seemed a waste
: The cage was littered with animal waste
*: SOo whanne syr Galahad was departed from the castel of maydens / he rode tyl he came to a waste forest / & there he mette with syre launcelot and syr Percyuale but they knewe hym not / for he was newe desguysed / Ryghte so syr launcelot his fader dressid his spere and brake it vpon syr Galahad
*: For centuries the shrine at Mecca had been of merely local importance, far outshone by the Temple of the Jews in Jerusalem, whose cult Christians had in good measure renewed by their pilgrimage in honour of Christs crucifixion and resurrection, while leaving the actual site of the Jerusalem Temple dishonoured and waste.
*: His heart became appalled as he gazed forward into the waste darkness of futurity.
*: Thou barren ground, whom winters wrath hath wasted, / Art made a mirror to behold my plight.
*: The Tiber / Insults our walls, and wastes our fruitful grounds.
*: until your carcasses be wasted in the wilderness
*: Wasted by such a course of life, the infirmities of age daily grew on him.
*: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, / And waste its sweetness on the desert air.
: E. Kay (1822-1897), afterwards Lord Justice of Appeal, had rooms on the same staircase as myself, and we wasted a great deal of time together, both in term and in my second summer vacation. 1909. Francis Galton, Memories of my life, p. 69.
: ux|en|We wasted millions of dollars and several years on that project.
*: The barrel of meal shall not waste.
: With a full rain suit, carrying an umbrella may be superfluous.
*: The two lines are mainly used for redundant and therefore fault-tolerant message transmission, but they can also transmit different messages.
: ux|en|idle hours; My computer [[hibernate]]s after it has been idle for 30 minutes.
: ux|en|idle workmen
*: Molly the dairymaid came a little way from the rickyard, and said she would pluck the pigeon that very night after work. She was always ready to do anything for us boys; and we could never quite make out why they scolded her so for an idle hussy indoors. It seemed so unjust. Looking back, I recollect she had very beautiful brown eyes.
: ux|en|an idle fellow
*: “I dont mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, the worn-out, passionless men, the enervated matrons of the summer capital,nb...!”
: ux|en|an idle story; idle talk; idle rumor
: to idle in an [[IRC]] channel
*: He had already heard of the young mans projected journey — evidently the Comte de Combourg had written many letters while his son idled at St. Malo ...