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trough

US [trɔf]
UK [trɒf]
  • n.槽;低谷;低压槽;饲料槽
  • Web波谷;水槽;谷底
Plural Form:troughs  
Trough
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n.
1.
[c]
槽;饲料槽;饮水槽a long narrow open container for animals to eat or drink from
2.
[sing]
(informal)
钱槽;钱眼if you say that people have their nosesin the trough , you mean that they are trying to get a lot of money for themselves
3.
[c]
低压槽a long narrow region of low air pressure between two regions of higher pressure
4.
[c]
低谷;(企业或经济的)低潮,萧条阶段a period of time when the level of sth is low, especially a time when a business or the economy is not growing
There have been peaks and troughs in the long-term trend of unemployment.
长期以来失业率一直时起时伏。
5.
[c]
(海浪间的)波谷;(小山间的)槽谷,盆状洼地a low area between two waves in the sea, or two hills

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