- [C]微生物; 病菌,细菌 very small living thing which is harmful
- [C](某事的)根源,发端 beginning; root
anything that provides inspiration for later work
a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism
a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
- Germs may invade the organism.
- Germs are invisible to the naked eye.
- Disinfectant kills germs.
- This is a ubiquitous germ that lives in nature and can be found in the soil or water.
- People found the normal method of sterility can not destroy some of virus and germ thoroughly, and radiation sterility is the best way to solve this problem.
- This beetle eats mainly the germ of the grain.
- A germ is the earliest form of a living thing.
- Colds are spread by germs.
- Wheat germ is very health-giving.
- I have the germ of an idea.
A strong oak, doth from its boughs shed down The ripe germs of a forest.出自： J. R. Lowell
The ageless germ of a patriarchal race ran in his blood-stream.出自： P. Gallico