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arid ['ærid]
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词性及解释
  • a.
    干燥的, 不毛的
词形变化
名词: aridity
英英解释
  • 1.
    adj.lacking vitality or spirit
    [例]
      lifeless
      a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
      a desiccate romance
      "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
  • 2.
    adj.lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    [例]
      an arid climate
      a waterless well
      miles of waterless country to cross
常用词组
例句
  • 1.
    The grape is usually a woody vine, climbing by means of tendrils. In arid regions it may form an almost erect shrub.
    葡萄通常为木本蔓生植物,藉卷须攀缘,在干旱地区可以长成近乎直立的灌木。
  • 2.
    It is estimated that about one quarter of the world's land surface receives less than 300 mm. of rain per year. This area is known AS the arid zone.
    据估计,世界上大约1;4的土地面积的年降雨量不到300毫米。这类地区叫做干燥地带。
  • 3.
    At times,the playwright allows an acerbic tone to pierce through otherwise arid or flowery prose(Alvin Klein)See Synonyms at bitter
    有时,剧作家在枯燥或华丽的散文中插入刻薄的语调(阿尔文·克莱因)参见
  • 4.
    Farmers subdued the arid lands of Australia.
    农民们开垦了澳大利亚贫瘠的土地
  • 5.
    Pick an argument with Canada's new premier and you'll quickly find that she has a razor-sharp tongue arid an equally sharp brain
    倘若你想跟加拿大新总理辩论一番,你会很快发现她语言犀利,头脑机敏。
  • 6.
    The Chinese cheongsam looks rich arid magnificent.
    中国旗袍,雍容华丽。
  • 7.
    During the winter month in arid climates, the outside DEW point is low so that milDEW is seldom a problem
    冬季的月份里,气候干燥,户外露点低,因此很少发生霜霉病。
  • 8.
    He is tired of the arid studies that have produced nothing new
    他对这些没有新意的枯燥乏味的研究感到厌倦。
  • 9.
    The audience soon grew tired of His arid speech.
    没多久听众对他枯燥无味的演说就感到厌腻了
  • 10.
    That wavIng of swords I saw, those cheers I heard, arId the sIght and sound smote heavy on my heart.
    “我见到刀剑挥舞,我听到庆功欢呼,此景此声一下一下地重击着我的心。”
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arid means:
  • A.ddry
  • B.tdiny
  • C.sdlightly open
  • D.wdith all agreed

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