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ebb

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UK [eb]
  • v.衰退;落;衰弱;减退
  • n.退潮;落潮
  • Web恩德培(Entebbe);衰落;处于低潮,处于衰退状态
Simple Present:ebbs  Present Participle:ebbing  Past Tense:ebbed  
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n.
1.
[ususing]
落潮;退潮the period of time when the sea flows away from the land
the ebb tide
退潮
IDM
the ebb and flow of the seasons
四时更迭
She sat in silence enjoying the ebb and flow of conversation.
她默默地坐在那儿,饶有兴致地听着时高时低的谈话声。
the ebb and flow (of sth/sb)
涨落;盛衰;起伏;消长the repeated, often regular, movement from one state to another; the repeated change in level, numbers or amount
the ebb and flow of the seasons
四时更迭
She sat in silence enjoying the ebb and flow of conversation.
她默默地坐在那儿,饶有兴致地听着时高时低的谈话声。
v.
1.
[i]
退;落to move away from the land
2.
[i]
~ (away)
衰弱;衰退;减退to become gradually weaker or less
The pain was ebbing.
疼痛逐渐减轻了。
As night fell, our enthusiasm began to ebb away.
我们的热情随着夜晚的降临而渐渐低落下来。

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