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delicate

US [ˈdelɪkət]
UK ['delɪkət]
  • adj.精致的,微妙的,脆弱的,熟练的,柔和的
  • Web精美的;易碎的;娇弱的
Delicate
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adj.
1.
易损的;易碎的;脆弱的easily damaged or broken
delicate china teacups
易碎的瓷茶杯
The eye is one of the most delicate organs of the body.
眼睛是人体最娇弱的器官之一。
the delicate ecological balance of the rainforest
热带雨林极易被破坏的生态平衡
Babies have very delicate skin.
婴儿的皮肤非常娇嫩。
a cool wash cycle for delicate fabrics
精细织物冷洗程序
2.
虚弱的;纤弱的not strong and easily becoming ill/sick
a delicate child/constitution
纤弱的孩子╱体质
3.
纤细的;微小的;精美的;小巧玲珑的small and having a beautiful shape or appearance
his delicate hands
他纤细的手
4.
精致的;精细的;精密的made or formed in a very careful and detailed way
the delicate mechanisms of a clock
钟的精密机件
5.
熟练的;需要技巧的;需要小心处理的;微妙的showing or needing skilful, careful or sensitive treatment
I admired your delicate handling of the situation.
我佩服你应付这种局面的娴熟技巧。
a delicate problem
微妙的问题
The delicate surgical operation took five hours.
这精细的外科手术花了五个小时。
6.
柔和的;清淡可口的;清香的light and pleasant; not strong
a delicate fragrance/flavour
清新的芳香;鲜美的味道
a river scene painted in delicate watercolours
用柔和的水彩画的河景

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