a|RP|US IPA|/ËpiËs.miËl/, SAMPA|/"pi:s.mi:l/
- piece|Piece by piece; in small amounts, stages, or degrees.
#*1914 - s:Saki|Saki, s:The Forbidden Buzzards|The Forbidden Buzzards
#*:Itâs as bad as selling a man a horse with half a dozen latent vices and watching him discover them piecemeal in the course of the hunting season.
- Into pieces or parts.
#*1888 - s: The Whitehall Murder| The Whitehall Murder, w:The Daily Telegraph|Daily Telegraph (London), October 03
#*:A few years ago also there was the case of Kate Webster, who at Richmond murdered her mistress, and, fiend-like, cut the body up piecemeal, and tried to dispose of it in various ways by small portions.
trans-top|piece by piece
Old English: brytmÇ½lum
Polish: po trochu, po kawaÅku
Russian: t-|ru|Ð¿Ð¾ ÑÐ°ÑÑÑÐ¼|scCyrl|trpo chastyam, t+|ru|Ð¿Ð¾ÑÑÐµÐ¿ÐµÐ½Ð½Ð¾|scCyrl|trpostepenno
Spanish: deslavazadamente, desordenadamente
trans-top|into pieces or parts
Russian: t-|ru|Ð½Ð° ÐºÑÑÐºÐ¸|scCyrl|trna kuski, t-|ru|Ð½Ð° ÑÐ°ÑÑÐ¸|scCyrl|trna chasti
- Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time.
#*1947 - w:George Marshall|George Marshall, s:The Marshall Plan Speech|The Marshall Plan Speech
#*:Such assistance, I am convinced, must not be on a piecemeal basis, as various crises develop.
trans-top|Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time
Polish: fragmentaryczny m, wyrywkowy m
Russian: t-|ru|Ð¿Ð¾ÑÑÐµÐ¿ÐµÐ½Ð½ÑÐ¹|scCyrl|trpostepenny, t-|ru|Ð¿Ð¾ÑÐ°Ð³Ð¾Ð²ÑÐ¹|scCyrl|trposhagovy
Spanish: deslavazado, poco sistemÃ¡tico