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amble

vi. (马)缓行;从容漫步
n. (马的)缓行步态;漫步
n. (Amble)人名;(瑞典、挪)安布勒
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  1. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
  2. walk leisurely

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    astronomical

    adj. 天文的,天文学的;极大的
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    1. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    2. inconceivably large

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      attract

      vt. 吸引;引起
      vi. 吸引;有吸引力
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      1. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
      2. exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away
      3. be attractive to

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        basic

        adj. 基本的;基础的
        n. 基础;要素
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        1. a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use
        2. (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
        3. pertaining to or constituting a base or basis
        4. reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
        5. serving as a base or starting point

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          beam

          n. 横梁;光线;电波;船宽;[计量] 秤杆
          vt. 发送;以梁支撑;用…照射;流露
          vi. 照射;堆满笑容
          n. (Beam)人名;(阿拉伯)贝亚姆;(英)比姆
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          1. a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather
          2. long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
          3. a column of light (as from a beacon)
          4. a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
          5. (nautical) breadth amidships

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            bellows

            n. 波纹管;风箱;皮老虎
            n. (Bellows)人名;(英、西)贝洛斯
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            1. a mechanical device that blows a strong current of air; used to make a fire burn more fiercely or to sound a musical instrument

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              bloom

              n. 花;青春;旺盛
              vt. 使开花;使茂盛
              vi. 开花;茂盛
              n. (Bloom)人名;(瑞典、西)布洛姆;(英)布卢姆
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              1. the organic process of bearing flowers
              2. reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
              3. the best time of youth
              4. a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
              5. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

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                cape

                n. [地理] 海角,岬;披肩
                n. (Cape)人名;(塞)察佩;(英)凯普
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                1. a strip of land projecting into a body of water
                2. a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

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                  characteristic

                  adj. 典型的;特有的;表示特性的
                  n. 特征;特性;特色
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                  1. a prominent aspect of something
                  2. a distinguishing quality
                  3. the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
                  4. any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
                  5. typical or distinctive

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                    collectively

                    adv. 共同地,全体地
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                    1. in conjunction with; combined

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                      colonize

                      vt. 将…开拓为殖民地;移于殖民地;从他地非法把选民移入
                      vi. 开拓殖民地;移居于殖民地
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                      1. settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
                      2. settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)

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                        command

                        vi. 命令,指挥;控制
                        vt. 命令,指挥;控制;远望
                        n. 指挥,控制;命令;司令部
                        n. (Command)人名;(法)科芒
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                        1. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
                        2. a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
                        3. the power or authority to command
                        4. availability for use
                        5. a position of highest authority

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                          continuum

                          n. [数] 连续统;[经] 连续统一体;闭联集
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                          1. a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct of distinguishable from adjacent parts

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                            convenience

                            n. 便利;厕所;便利的事物
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                            1. the state of being suitable or opportune
                            2. the quality of being useful and convenient
                            3. a toilet that is available to the public
                            4. a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

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                              core

                              n. 核心;要点;果心;[计] 磁心
                              vt. 挖...的核
                              n. (Core)人名;(英)科尔;(西、意)科雷
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                              1. the center of an object
                              2. a small group of indispensable persons or things
                              3. the central part of the Earth
                              4. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
                              5. a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill

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                                daylight

                                n. 白天;日光;黎明;公开
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                                1. the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
                                2. light during the daytime

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                                  delay

                                  vi. 延期;耽搁
                                  vt. 延期;耽搁
                                  n. 延期;耽搁;被耽搁或推迟的时间
                                  n. (Delay)人名;(英)迪莱;(法)德莱
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                                  1. time during which some action is awaited
                                  2. the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
                                  3. cause to be slowed down or delayed
                                  4. act later than planned, scheduled, or required
                                  5. stop or halt

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                                    depend

                                    vi. 依赖,依靠;取决于;相信,信赖
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                                    1. be contingent upon (something that is elided)
                                    2. have faith or confidence in

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                                      distract

                                      vt. 转移;分心
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                                      1. draw someone's attention away from something
                                      2. disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

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                                        eclecticism

                                        n. 折衷主义,折衷说
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                                        1. making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style

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                                          elasticity

                                          n. 弹性;弹力;灵活性
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                                          1. the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

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                                            embellish

                                            vt. 修饰;装饰;润色
                                            vi. 装饰起来;加以润色
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                                            1. add details to
                                            2. be beautiful to look at
                                            3. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
                                            4. make more beautiful

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                                              endangered

                                              adj. 濒临灭绝的;有生命危险的
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                                              1. (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction

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                                                equal

                                                adj. 平等的;相等的;胜任的
                                                vt. 等于;比得上
                                                n. 对手;匹敌;同辈;相等的事物
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                                                1. a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
                                                2. be identical or equivalent to
                                                3. be equal to in quality or ability
                                                4. make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
                                                5. well matched; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

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                                                  era

                                                  n. 时代;年代;纪元
                                                  n. (Era)人名;(意、芬、印)埃拉
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                                                  1. a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
                                                  2. a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
                                                  3. (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched

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                                                    evacuation

                                                    n. 疏散;撤离;排泄
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                                                    1. the act of removing the contents of something
                                                    2. the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
                                                    3. the bodily process of discharging waste matter

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                                                      exploit

                                                      vt. 开发,开拓;剥削;开采
                                                      n. 勋绩;功绩
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                                                      1. a notable achievement
                                                      2. use or manipulate to one's advantage
                                                      3. draw from; make good use of
                                                      4. work excessively hard

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                                                        facade

                                                        n. 正面;表面;外观
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                                                        1. the face or front of a building
                                                        2. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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                                                          fantastic

                                                          adj. 奇异的;空想的;异想天开的;古怪的;极好的,极出色的;不可思议的;不切实际的
                                                          n. 古怪的人
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                                                          1. ludicrously odd
                                                          2. extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers
                                                          3. extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
                                                          4. existing in fancy only
                                                          5. of the highest quality

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                                                            fracture

                                                            n. 破裂,断裂;[外科] 骨折
                                                            vi. 破裂;折断
                                                            vt. 使破裂
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                                                            1. breaking of hard tissue such as bone
                                                            2. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
                                                            3. the act of cracking something
                                                            4. violate or abuse
                                                            5. interrupt, break, or destroy

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                                                              guideline

                                                              n. 指导方针
                                                              参考
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                                                              1. a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
                                                              2. a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action
                                                              3. a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior

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                                                                haste

                                                                n. 匆忙;急忙;轻率
                                                                vi. 匆忙;赶紧
                                                                vt. 赶快
                                                                n. (Haste)人名;(英)黑斯特;(法)阿斯特
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                                                                1. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
                                                                2. the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
                                                                3. a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry

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                                                                  horn

                                                                  n. 喇叭,号角;角
                                                                  vt. 装角于
                                                                  n. (Horn)人名;(英、德、匈、捷、罗、波、芬、希、瑞典)霍恩;(法)奥尔恩;(柬)洪
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                                                                  1. a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
                                                                  2. one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
                                                                  3. a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning
                                                                  4. a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
                                                                  5. a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

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                                                                    hurl

                                                                    vt. 丢下;用力投掷;愤慨地说出
                                                                    vi. 猛投;猛掷
                                                                    n. 用力的投掷
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                                                                    1. a violent throw
                                                                    2. throw forcefully
                                                                    3. make a thrusting forward movement
                                                                    4. utter with force; utter vehemently

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                                                                      indispensable

                                                                      adj. 不可缺少的;绝对必要的;责无旁贷的
                                                                      n. 不可缺少之物;必不可少的人
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                                                                      1. not to be dispensed with; essential
                                                                      2. absolutely necessary; vitally necessary
                                                                      3. unavoidable

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                                                                        inferior

                                                                        adj. 差的;自卑的;下级的,下等的
                                                                        n. 下级;次品
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                                                                        1. one of lesser rank or station or quality
                                                                        2. a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
                                                                        3. of or characteristic of low rank or importance
                                                                        4. of low or inferior quality
                                                                        5. inferior in rank or status

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                                                                          inflammation

                                                                          n. [病理] 炎症;[医] 发炎;燃烧;发火
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                                                                          1. a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
                                                                          2. the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
                                                                          3. arousal to violent emotion
                                                                          4. the act of setting something on fire

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                                                                            informed

                                                                            adj. 消息灵通的;见多识广的
                                                                            v. 通知;使了解;提供资料(inform的过去分词)
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                                                                            1. having much knowledge or education

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                                                                              install

                                                                              vt. 安装;任命;安顿
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                                                                              1. set up for use
                                                                              2. put into an office or a position
                                                                              3. place

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                                                                                irreverent

                                                                                adj. 不敬的,无礼的
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                                                                                1. showing lack of due respect or veneration
                                                                                2. characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
                                                                                3. not revering god

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                                                                                  jeans

                                                                                  n. 牛仔裤;工装裤
                                                                                  n. (Jeans)人名;(英、意)琼斯
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                                                                                  1. (usually plural) close-fitting pants of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
                                                                                  2. a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric

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                                                                                    jewelry

                                                                                    n. 珠宝;珠宝类
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                                                                                    1. an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)

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                                                                                      maglev

                                                                                      n. 磁力悬浮火车
                                                                                      adj. 磁力悬浮火车的
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                                                                                      1. high-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction

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                                                                                        maize

                                                                                        adj. 黄色的,玉米色的
                                                                                        n. 玉米;黄色,玉米色
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                                                                                        1. tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
                                                                                        2. a strong yellow color

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                                                                                          market

                                                                                          n. 市场;行情;股票市场;市面;集市;销路;商店
                                                                                          vt. 在市场上出售
                                                                                          vi. 做买卖
                                                                                          n. (Market)人名;(塞)马尔凯特
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                                                                                          1. the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
                                                                                          2. the securities markets in the aggregate
                                                                                          3. the customers for a particular product or service
                                                                                          4. a marketplace where groceries are sold
                                                                                          5. engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of

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                                                                                            melt

                                                                                            vi. 熔化,溶解;渐混
                                                                                            vt. 使融化;使熔化;使软化;使感动
                                                                                            n. 熔化;熔化物
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                                                                                            1. the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
                                                                                            2. reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
                                                                                            3. become or cause to become soft or liquid
                                                                                            4. become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
                                                                                            5. lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

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                                                                                              mime

                                                                                              n. 哑剧;小丑;滑稽戏
                                                                                              vi. 摸拟表演
                                                                                              vt. 摸拟表演
                                                                                              n. (Mime)人名;(塞)米梅
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                                                                                              1. an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
                                                                                              2. a performance using gestures and body movements without words
                                                                                              3. imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
                                                                                              4. act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only

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                                                                                                mimic

                                                                                                vt. 模仿,摹拟
                                                                                                n. 效颦者,模仿者;仿制品;小丑
                                                                                                adj. 模仿的,模拟的;假装的
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                                                                                                1. someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
                                                                                                2. imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
                                                                                                3. constituting an imitation

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                                                                                                  molten

                                                                                                  adj. 熔化的;铸造的;炽热的
                                                                                                  v. 换毛;脱毛(molt的过去分词)
                                                                                                  n. (Molten)人名;(英)莫尔滕
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                                                                                                  1. reduced to liquid form by heating

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                                                                                                    notate

                                                                                                    vt. 以符号表示
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                                                                                                    1. put into notation, as of music or choreography

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                                                                                                      oval

                                                                                                      adj. 椭圆的;卵形的
                                                                                                      n. 椭圆形;卵形
                                                                                                      n. (Oval)人名;(法)奥瓦尔
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                                                                                                      1. a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
                                                                                                      2. rounded like an egg

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                                                                                                        pinpoint

                                                                                                        vt. 查明;精确地找到;准确描述
                                                                                                        adj. 精确的;详尽的
                                                                                                        n. 针尖;精确位置;极小之物
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                                                                                                        1. a very brief moment
                                                                                                        2. a very small spot
                                                                                                        3. the sharp point of a pin
                                                                                                        4. locate exactly
                                                                                                        5. meticulously precise

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                                                                                                          preference

                                                                                                          n. 偏爱,倾向;优先权
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                                                                                                          1. a strong liking
                                                                                                          2. a predisposition in favor of something
                                                                                                          3. the right or chance to choose
                                                                                                          4. grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)

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                                                                                                            projector

                                                                                                            n. [仪] 投影仪;放映机;探照灯;设计者
                                                                                                            n. (Projector)人名;(英)普罗杰克特
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                                                                                                            1. an optical device for projecting a beam of light
                                                                                                            2. an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen

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                                                                                                              pursuit

                                                                                                              n. 追赶,追求;职业,工作
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                                                                                                              1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
                                                                                                              2. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
                                                                                                              3. an auxiliary activity
                                                                                                              4. a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

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                                                                                                                radioactive

                                                                                                                adj. [核] 放射性的;有辐射的
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                                                                                                                1. exhibiting or caused by radioactivity

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                                                                                                                  rainbow

                                                                                                                  n. 彩虹;五彩缤纷的排列;幻想
                                                                                                                  adj. 五彩缤纷的;彩虹状的
                                                                                                                  vt. 使呈彩虹状;如彩虹般装饰
                                                                                                                  vi. 呈彩虹状
                                                                                                                  n. (Rainbow)人名;(英)雷恩博
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                                                                                                                  1. an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain
                                                                                                                  2. an illusory hope

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                                                                                                                    rattle

                                                                                                                    vt. 使发出咯咯声;喋喋不休;使慌乱,使惊慌
                                                                                                                    vi. 喋喋不休地讲话;发出卡嗒卡嗒声
                                                                                                                    n. 喋喋不休的人;吓吱声,格格声
                                                                                                                    n. (Rattle)人名;(英)拉特尔
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                                                                                                                    1. a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
                                                                                                                    2. a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
                                                                                                                    3. loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail
                                                                                                                    4. make short successive sounds
                                                                                                                    5. shake and cause to make a rattling noise

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                                                                                                                      rebellion

                                                                                                                      n. 叛乱;反抗;谋反;不服从
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                                                                                                                      1. refusal to accept some authority or code or convention
                                                                                                                      2. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

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                                                                                                                        reconstruction

                                                                                                                        n. 再建,重建;改造;复兴
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                                                                                                                        1. the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
                                                                                                                        2. the activity of constructing something again
                                                                                                                        3. an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
                                                                                                                        4. recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall

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                                                                                                                          reform

                                                                                                                          n. 改革,改良;改正
                                                                                                                          vt. 改革,革新;重新组成
                                                                                                                          vi. 重组;改过
                                                                                                                          adj. 改革的;改革教会的
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                                                                                                                          1. a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
                                                                                                                          2. a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
                                                                                                                          3. self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice
                                                                                                                          4. make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices
                                                                                                                          5. bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one

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                                                                                                                            relate

                                                                                                                            vt. 叙述;使…有联系
                                                                                                                            vi. 涉及;认同;符合;与…有某种联系
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                                                                                                                            1. make a logical or causal connection
                                                                                                                            2. have to do with or be relevant to
                                                                                                                            3. give an account of
                                                                                                                            4. be in a relationship with
                                                                                                                            5. have or establish a relationship to

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                                                                                                                              scan

                                                                                                                              vt. 扫描;浏览;细看;详细调查;标出格律
                                                                                                                              vi. 扫描;扫掠
                                                                                                                              n. 扫描;浏览;审视;细看
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                                                                                                                              1. the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
                                                                                                                              2. an image produced by scanning
                                                                                                                              3. examine minutely or intensely
                                                                                                                              4. examine hastily
                                                                                                                              5. make a wide, sweeping search of

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                                                                                                                                scenery

                                                                                                                                n. 风景;景色;舞台布景
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                                                                                                                                1. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
                                                                                                                                2. the appearance of a place

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                                                                                                                                  silicate

                                                                                                                                  n. [矿物] 硅酸盐
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                                                                                                                                  1. a salt or ester derived from silicic acid

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                                                                                                                                    situated

                                                                                                                                    adj. 位于…的;处于…境遇的
                                                                                                                                    v. 使位于;使处于(situate的过去分词)
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                                                                                                                                    1. situated in a particular spot or position

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                                                                                                                                      skull

                                                                                                                                      n. 头盖骨,脑壳
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                                                                                                                                      1. the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates

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                                                                                                                                        slog

                                                                                                                                        vt. 猛击;步履艰难地行
                                                                                                                                        vi. 猛击;顽强行进
                                                                                                                                        n. 苦干;跋涉
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                                                                                                                                        1. work doggedly or persistently
                                                                                                                                        2. walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
                                                                                                                                        3. strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

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                                                                                                                                          span

                                                                                                                                          n. 跨度,跨距;范围
                                                                                                                                          vt. 跨越;持续;以手指测量
                                                                                                                                          n. (Span)人名;(捷)斯潘
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                                                                                                                                          1. the complete duration of something
                                                                                                                                          2. the distance or interval between two points
                                                                                                                                          3. two items of the same kind
                                                                                                                                          4. a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
                                                                                                                                          5. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.

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                                                                                                                                            stake

                                                                                                                                            n. 桩,棍子;赌注;火刑;奖金
                                                                                                                                            vt. 资助,支持;系…于桩上;把…押下打赌
                                                                                                                                            vi. 打赌
                                                                                                                                            n. (Stake)人名;(瑞典)斯塔克
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                                                                                                                                            1. (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
                                                                                                                                            2. a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
                                                                                                                                            3. instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning
                                                                                                                                            4. the money risked on a gamble
                                                                                                                                            5. put at risk

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                                                                                                                                              tableland

                                                                                                                                              n. 高原;台地
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                                                                                                                                              1. a relatively flat highland

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                                                                                                                                                testimony

                                                                                                                                                n. [法] 证词,证言;证据
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                                                                                                                                                1. a solemn statement made under oath
                                                                                                                                                2. an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact
                                                                                                                                                3. something that serves as evidence

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                                                                                                                                                  thread

                                                                                                                                                  n. 线;螺纹;思路;衣服;线状物;玻璃纤维;路线
                                                                                                                                                  vt. 穿过;穿线于;使交织
                                                                                                                                                  vi. 通过;穿透过
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                                                                                                                                                  1. a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
                                                                                                                                                  2. any long object resembling a thin line
                                                                                                                                                  3. the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
                                                                                                                                                  4. the raised helical rib going around a screw
                                                                                                                                                  5. to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

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                                                                                                                                                    thrifty

                                                                                                                                                    adj. 节约的;茂盛的;成功的
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                                                                                                                                                    1. careful and diligent in the use of resources
                                                                                                                                                    2. mindful of the future in spending money

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                                                                                                                                                      tinker

                                                                                                                                                      n. 补锅匠;修补匠;焊锅;(美)小鲭鱼
                                                                                                                                                      vi. 做焊锅匠;焊补;笨手笨脚地做事
                                                                                                                                                      vt. 修补;粗修
                                                                                                                                                      n. (Tinker)人名;(英)廷克
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                                                                                                                                                      1. a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
                                                                                                                                                      2. formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living
                                                                                                                                                      3. small mackerel found nearly worldwide
                                                                                                                                                      4. do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
                                                                                                                                                      5. work as a tinker or tinkerer

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                                                                                                                                                        turbulent

                                                                                                                                                        adj. 骚乱的,混乱的;狂暴的;吵闹的;激流的,湍流的
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                                                                                                                                                        1. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
                                                                                                                                                        2. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence

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                                                                                                                                                          unconsolidated

                                                                                                                                                          adj. 疏松的;松散的
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                                                                                                                                                          1. loose and unstratified

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                                                                                                                                                            visible

                                                                                                                                                            adj. 明显的;看得见的;现有的;可得到的
                                                                                                                                                            n. 可见物;进出口贸易中的有形项目
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                                                                                                                                                            1. capable of being seen; or open to easy view
                                                                                                                                                            2. obvious to the eye
                                                                                                                                                            3. present and easily available