- n. 巡逻；巡查
- v. 巡逻；巡查
- [U]巡逻; 巡查 action of patrolling
- [C]巡逻队 group of people that patrols an area
- vt. & vi. 巡逻 go at regular time round (an area, building) to see that there is no trouble, that no one is trying to get in or out illegally, etc.
a detachment used for security or reconnaissance
the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes
a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security
maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
- Terrorists attacked two soldiers on patrol.
- The patrol was waylaid by bandits.
- The police hustled the tramps into the patrol car.
- The plane will patrol Australia's coastline.
- Guards patrol the perimeter of the estate.
- Tell them to split up into twos and threes and patrol all round the huts.
- There were some bicycle thefts recently in Discovery Bay.City Management has tightened up on the patrol and pay special attention to bicycle parking locations.
- They made hourly patrols of the area.
- A patrol was sent on reconnaissance.
- The patrol have reported that all is quiet.
- We have been patrolling for days but have seen nothing.
- Police patrol at night guarding the town.
- Policemen patrol the streets.
- Watchmen patrol the school grounds.
- Bands of youth patrol the street on Saturday.
- The camp was carefully patrolled.
- The grounds of the presidential palace are patrolled by soldiers with guard dogs.
- on patrol
在巡逻中patrolling a particular area
Fighter aeroplanes..could not be on patrol in the air all the time.出自： A. J. P. Taylor
Four members of the guard, returning from a patrol of the barrack perimeter.出自： M. Dewar
Numbers of armed guards patrolled around them.出自： W. Irving
Dispatch riders patrol up and down the convoy, seeing to it that the trucks keep even distance.出自： B. W. Aldiss
- ☆ 直接源自法语的patrouille，意为夜间监视；最初源自古法语的patouiller，意为涉水。