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cleave

US [kliv]
UK [kliːv]
  • v.劈开;砍开;剁开;迅速穿过
  • Web顺劈斩;顺势斩;分裂
Past Tense:cleaved  Past Participle:clove  Present Participle:cleft cleaved  
cleave
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
劈开;砍开;剁开to split or cut sth in two using sth sharp and heavy
She cleaved his skull (in two) with an axe.
她用斧头把他的颅骨劈成两半。
His skin was cleft with deep lines.
他的皮肤布满深深的皱纹。
2.
[i][t]
迅速穿过;迅速穿越to move quickly through sth
a ship cleaving through the water
破浪前进的船
The huge boat cleaved the darkness.
那艘巨轮在黑暗中破浪前行。
3.
[i]
~ to sth/sb
紧贴;紧挨to stick close to sth/sb
Her tongue clove to the roof of her mouth.
她的舌头紧紧地贴着上腭。
4.
[i]
~ to sth
坚信;信守;忠于to continue to believe in or be loyal to sth
to cleave to a belief/idea
坚守信仰╱信念

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