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rampant translated to English

TRANSLATION
French
rampant
English
crawling
EXAMPLES
Pendant ce temps, Cyrus Smith, Gédéon Spilett et Nab, rampant le long des roches, se glissaient vers le futur théâtre du combat.
During this time Cyrus Harding, Spilett, and Neb, crawling behind the rocks, glided towards the future scene of combat.
Catherine et Étienne se hâterent de remplir leurs berlines et les pousserent au plan incliné, l'échine raidie, rampant sous le toit bossué de la voie.
Catherine and Étienne hastened to fill their trams, and pushed them to the upbrow with stiffened back, crawling beneath the bossy roof of the passage.
Dans l'embranchement des mollusques, il cite de nombreux pétoncles pectiniformes, des spondyles pieds-d'âne qui s'entassaient les uns sur les autres, des donaces triangulaires, des hyalles tridentées, à nageoires jaunes et à coquilles transparentes, des pleurobranches orangés, des oeufs pointillés ou semés de points verdâtres, des aplysies connues aussi sous le nom de lièvres de mer, des dolabelles, des acères charnus, des ombrelles spéciales à la Méditerranée, des oreilles de mer dont la coquille produit une nacre très recherchée, des pétoncles flammulés, des anomies que les Languedociens, dit-on, préfèrent aux huîtres, des clovis si chers aux Marseillais, des praires doubles, blanches et grasses, quelques-uns de ces clams qui abondent sur les côtes de l'Amérique du Nord et dont il se fait un débit si considérable à New York, des peignes operculaires de couleurs variées, des lithodonces enfoncées dans leurs trous et dont je goûtais fort le goût poivré, des vénéricardes sillonnées dont la coquille à sommet bombé présentait des côtes saillantes, des cynthies hérissées de tubercules écarlates, des carniaires à pointe recourbées et semblables à de légères gondoles, des féroles couronnées, des atlantes à coquilles spiraliformes, des thétys grises, tachetées de blanc et recouvertes de leur mantille frangée, des éolides semblables à de petites limaces, des cavolines rampant sur le dos, des auricules et entre autres l'auricule myosotis, à coquille ovale, des scalaires fauves, des littorines, des janthures, des cinéraires, des pétricoles, des lamellaires, des cabochons, des pandores, etc.
From the branch Mollusca, he mentions numerous comb-shaped scallops, hooflike spiny oysters piled on top of each other, triangular coquina, three-pronged glass snails with yellow fins and transparent shells, orange snails from the genus Pleurobranchus that looked like eggs spotted or speckled with greenish dots, members of the genus Aplysia also known by the name sea hares, other sea hares from the genus Dolabella, plump paper-bubble shells, umbrella shells exclusive to the Mediterranean, abalone whose shell produces a mother-of-pearl much in demand, pilgrim scallops, saddle shells that diners in the French province of Languedoc are said to like better than oysters, some of those cockleshells so dear to the citizens of Marseilles, fat white venus shells that are among the clams so abundant off the coasts of North America and eaten in such quantities by New Yorkers, variously colored comb shells with gill covers, burrowing date mussels with a peppery flavor I relish, furrowed heart cockles whose shells have riblike ridges on their arching summits, triton shells pocked with scarlet bumps, carniaira snails with backward-curving tips that make them resemble flimsy gondolas, crowned ferola snails, atlanta snails with spiral shells, gray nudibranchs from the genus Tethys that were spotted with white and covered by fringed mantles, nudibranchs from the suborder Eolidea that looked like small slugs, sea butterflies crawling on their backs, seashells from the genus Auricula including the oval-shaped Auricula myosotis, tan wentletrap snails, common periwinkles, violet snails, cineraira snails, rock borers, ear shells, cabochon snails, pandora shells, etc.
De quelque part au cœur de ce brouillard rampant résonna un petit bruit continu de pas précipités, nerveux.
There was a thin, crisp, continuous patter from somewhere in the heart of that crawling bank.
Mais au lieu de se mettre chacun dans leur lit comme ils croyaient le faire, tous deux, sans le savoir, grimperent dans le meme, l’un ayant la tete au chevet, et l’autre y rampant du côté opposé, ses pieds trouvant leur place sur le traversin.
This they did; but, instead of getting into separate beds, as they thought they were doing, they both climbed into the same one without knowing it - one getting in with his head at the top, and the other crawling in from the opposite side of the compass, and lying with his feet on the pillow.
Il y eut une immense imprécation, puis tout s’éteignit, et quelques malheureux mutilés se retirèrent en rampant de dessous le monceau de morts.
There arose an immense imprecation, then all was still, and a few mutilated wretches were seen, crawling over the heap of dead.
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