- vi. 屈膝，蹲伏 stand with the knees well bent;squat
the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
bend one's back forward from the waist on down;
"he crouched down"
"She bowed before the Queen"
"The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
sit on one's heels;
"In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"
"The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
- He crouched down among the tangled foliage.
- They crouch, back to back, in a sort of hut of fate.
- They did not crouch under the oppression.
- He chuckled, said, "Very convincing," and then suddenly sank into a crouch, his muscles coiled like a spring.
- They crouch in their corner and weave their web of pale hours, they count their coins sitting in the dust and call me back.
- As he mounted higher, sometimes standing, sometimes clawing his way up in a scrabbling crouch, he peered out from the stairs.
- He crouched down to stroke the dog.
- They crouched together on a shadowy hillside.
To cower concerns chiefly the head and shoulders: to crouch affects the body as a whole.出自：Oxford English Dictionary
He crouched over the fire trying to get warm.出自： S. Beckett