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becalmed

(of a sailing boat or ship) motionless through lack of wind
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In the jarring segue between the becalmed coda of On Some Faraway Beach and the slam dunk of Blank Frank, you have one of those truly timeless pop moments, up there with the massed chord at the end of A Day in the Life or the guitar solo in Bohemian Rhapsody.
Worries about rising fuel costs have left Carnival's shares becalmed of late, but fuel accounts for less than 10 per cent of costs and bookings are still going full steam ahead.
It call comes to a head on the ten minute psycho blast of The Promise, before we're back in Charlotte Sometimes territory for the becalmed closer Going Nowhere.
Darryll Holland has been relatively becalmed in the hurricane of the jockeys' championship in the last month, but he starred with a double for Luca Cumani and the Helena Springfield Ltd homebred fillies Dash To The Top and One So Marvellous.
Star performer Wayne Ricketts ran the show as he and skipper David Bradley completely becalmed the Blackpool threat to allowAdam Elliott, Ian Warren (2), Andrew Pierce, Ian Bennett and Gavin Davies to pile up the goals in a perfect prelude to next Saturday's crucial six-pointer at home to new joint leaders Didsbury.
But the innings was becalmed from the 16th to 30th overs after Jacobs and Campbell were dismissed and as Lara and Shivnarine Chanderpaul struggled.
With Graham Thorpe also failing, Hussain could only stand and stare as his ship was holed below the Plimsoll line, so quickly that he became becalmed.
The book is a graphic account of hurricanes, huge seas, days of being totally becalmed, amazing seascapes, fouled bilges, Christmas Day at sea, and above all single-minded determination to realise a personal dream.
The gulf between the booming service economy and a becalmed production sector was highlighted yesterday by contrasting economic reports as the Bank of England's monetary committee began its two-day monthly meeting to decide whether to move official interest rates.
But critics claimed the sector was becoming becalmed in a sea of red tape.
Bashar hit his seventh Test 50 in just 38 balls, but then was becalmed and took a further 46 to get the next 11 and that spelt his downfall as he hit out in frustration and only succeeded in hitting a Daniel Vettori delivery down the throat of Chris Martin at mid-off.