dwarves

  常用词汇  
[dwɔːf]     [dwɔːrf]    
  • n. 矮子;侏儒
  • vt. 使矮小
  • vi. 变小
dwarfish dwarfishness dwarfs dwarfed dwarfed dwarfing dwarfs
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dwarf的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n. (名词)
  1. 矮子,侏儒,矮人
  2. 矮小的动物
  3. 矮生植物
  4. 【北欧神话】矮神
  5. 【天】矮星
  6. 矮缩病
  7. 有魔法的小矮人
adj. (形容词)
  1. 矮小的,矮化的,矮生的
  2. 发育不全的
  3. 矮种的
  4. 小于一般尺寸的
v. (动词)
  1. 使矮小,使...小
  2. 使受阻碍
  3. 使...相形见拙,使...瞠乎其后,(相形之下)使显得渺小,使显得矮小
  4. 变矮小,萎缩,发育不全
  5. 阻碍…的生长,使萎缩
  6. 显得矮小,显得渺小
  7. 高出,胜过

双解释义

n. (名词)
  1. [C]矮子 person, animal or plant that is much smaller than the normal
  2. [C]有魔法的小矮人 creature like a very small man with magic powers
v. (动词)
  1. vt. 显得矮小; 使相形见绌 make sb/sth seem small by contrast or distance

英英释义

Noun:
  1. a person who is markedly small

  2. a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure

  3. a plant or animal that is atypically small

Verb:
  1. make appear small by comparison;

    "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year"

  2. check the growth of;

    "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"

dwarf的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. You are a giant of words and dwarf of action.
    你是言词的巨人,行动的矮子。
  2. There is a dwarf apple tree in our garden.
    在我们的花园里有一棵矮苹果树。
  3. The kind dwarf asked the little princess to have dinner with him.
    善良的小矮人邀请小公主和他一起吃晚饭。
  4. A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees further of the two.
    侏儒站在巨人肩上要比两个人看得远。
用作及物动词 (vt.)
  1. Each innovation destined to dwarf the extensive accomplishment of the Greeks-Euclidean geometry.
    每一个创新都注定希腊人的巨大成就--欧几里德几何相形见绌。
  2. As China's income per head catches up, its economy will soon dwarf those of its Asian neighbors.
    随着中国的人均收入急起直追,它的经济不久将使其亚洲邻国相形见绌。
用作不及物动词 (vi.)
  1. They act out their dramas in a setting whose wilderness immensity both dwarf and ennobles whatever they achieve
    他们在荒原上奠定了他们的事业,而广阔无际的天地既使他们的成就显得渺小,也显得崇高。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. He is a dwarf.
    他是一个矮子。
  2. There is a dwarf in the story.
    在这个故事里,有一个(有魔法的)小矮人。
用作动词 (v.)
用作及物动词 S+~+ n./pron.
  1. He dwarfs other dramatists.
    他使其他剧作家相形见绌。
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  3. His children were dwarfed by insufficient food.
    他的儿女因营养不良而发育不全。

词汇搭配

用作动词 (v.)
~+名词

经典引文

  • Many troubles that seem giants at evening are but dwarfs at sunrise.

    出自: fig.
  • The incessant repetition of the same hand-work dwarfs the man, robs him of his strength, wit, and versatility.

    出自: R. W. Emerson
  • Commercial growers..often dwarf the plants with chemicals.

    出自:Which?

dwarf的详细讲解:

词义辨析

n. (名词)
dwarf, midget
  • 这两个词均指较常人为矮小的人。dwarf指由于内分泌不足而发育不完全者; midget指一个身材矮小,但各方面均正常者。
  • 词源解说

    • ☆ 1620年左右进入英语,直接源自古英语的dweory,意为矮子。
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