英 [kɜː'vet] 美 [kɜː'vet]
- n. 腾跃；嬉戏
- v. 使腾跃；嬉戏
a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of a horse
- Taking level curvet as an example,the landing stability of horse-vaulting is analyzed mechanically by stages,which is useful for scientific sports.
- When our two souls stand up erect and strong, face to face, silent drawing nigh and nigher,until the lenghtening wings break into fire at either curvet point.
- To leap in a curvet.
- To cause to leap in a curvet.
- The grass carps and cyprinoids chase after the waves emulatively, curvet happily.The plants grown in tne water lily pool , notwithstanding, which is not large, are thriving.Nature is at its best.
- "curvet:a light leap by a horse, in which both hind legs leave the ground just before the forelegs are set down."
He curveted past me into the sitting room.出自： P. G. Wodehouse