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becalmed in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbecalmedbe‧calmed /bɪˈkɑːmd $ -ˈkɑːmd, -ˈkɑːlmd/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 1 TTWa sailing boat that is becalmed cannot move because there is no wind2 if something such as a company, the economy, or a discussion about something is becalmed, no progress is being made 🔊 The Stock Market was becalmed yesterday as dealers waited for company results.
Examples from the Corpus
becalmedIt was the becalmed middle of a Sunday afternoon.He planned to keep them idle, like some ship's crew becalmed miles from shore.I too was becalmed, though the Sirens were inaudible.