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cloud

US [klaʊd]
UK [klaʊd]
  • n.云;云朵;阴影;一团
  • v.使难以理解;使记不清楚;使模糊;显得阴沉(或恐惧、愤怒等)
  • Web克劳德;云端;云状物
Plural Form:clouds  Present Participle:clouding  Past Tense:clouded  
Cloud
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n.
1.
[c][u]
云;云朵a grey or white mass made of very small drops of water, that floats in the sky
The sun went behind a cloud.
太阳躲到了一朵云的后面。
The plane was flying in cloud most of the way.
飞机一路大多在云层里飞行。
2.
[c]
一团,一大片(尘雾、烟雾或一群飞行的昆虫等)a large mass of sth in the air, for example dust or smoke, or a number of insects flying all together
3.
[c]
阴影;忧郁;焦虑;令人忧虑的事something that makes you feel sad or anxious
Her father's illness cast a cloud over her wedding day.
她父亲的病给她的结婚喜庆日蒙上了一层阴影。
The only dark cloud on the horizon was that they might have to move house.
唯一的忧虑是他们可能得搬家。
He still has a cloud of suspicion hanging over him .
大家仍然在怀疑他。
IDM
every cloud has a silver lining
黑暗中总有一线光明;朵朵乌云衬银边,处处黑暗透光明every sad or difficult situation has a positive side
on cloud nine
(informal)
极其快乐;乐不可支extremely happy
under a cloud
有嫌疑;被怀疑if sb isunder a cloud , other people think that they have done sth wrong and are suspicious of them
v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
使难以理解;使记不清楚;使模糊if sthclouds your judgement, memory, etc., it makes it difficult for you to understand or remember sth clearly
Doubts were beginning to cloud my mind.
诸多疑问开始使我的思路变模糊了。
His judgement was clouded by jealousy.
妒忌心干扰了他的判断力。
2.
[i][t]
显得阴沉(或恐惧、愤怒等);看起来忧愁(或害怕、愤怒等)to show sadness, fear, anger, etc.; to make sb look sad, afraid, angry, etc.
Her face clouded over with anger.
她满面怒容。
Suspicion clouded his face.
他狐疑满面。
3.
[t]
~ the issue
(尤指用无关的话题来)混淆,搅混(问题)to make sth you are discussing or considering less clear, especially by introducing subjects that are not connected with it
4.
[i]
~ (over)
布满云to fill with clouds
It was beginning to cloud over.
天空开始阴云密布。
5.
[t]
~ sth
使减少乐趣;使不快to make sth less pleasant or enjoyable
His last years were clouded by financial worries.
由于经济窘困,他的晚年生活过得闷闷不乐。
6.
[i][t]
(使)不透明;(使)模糊if glass, water, etc.clouds , or if sthclouds it, it becomes less transparent
Her eyes clouded with tears.
泪水模糊了她的眼睛。
Steam had clouded the mirror.
水蒸气使镜子变得模糊不清。

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