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flutter

US [ˈflʌtər]
UK [ˈflʌtə(r)]
  • n.扑动;颤动;飘动;振动
  • v.颤动;(鸟或昆虫)拍(翅);飞来飞去;翩翩飞舞
  • Web颤振;振翼;摆动
Simple Present:flutters  Present Participle:fluttering  Past Tense:fluttered  
flutter
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)飘动,挥动,颤动to move lightly and quickly; to make sth move in this way
Flags fluttered in the breeze.
旗帜在微风中飘扬。
Her eyelids fluttered but did not open.
她的眼皮动了一下,但没有睁开眼。
He fluttered his hands around wildly.
他拼命挥舞着双手。
She fluttered her eyelashes at him(= tried to attract him in order to persuade him to do sth) .
她向他眨眼睛。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(鸟或昆虫)拍(翅),振(翅),鼓(翼)when a bird or an insectflutters its wings, or its wingsflutter , the wings move lightly and quickly up and down
3.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
飞来飞去;翩翩飞舞to fly somewhere moving the wings quickly and lightly
The butterfly fluttered from flower to flower.
蝴蝶在花丛中飞来飞去。
4.
[i]
怦怦乱跳;扑腾to beat very quickly and not regularly
I could feel a fluttering pulse.
我感到脉搏跳动。
The sound of his voice in the hall made her heart flutter.
他在大厅中讲话的声音使她的心怦怦直跳。
n.
1.
[c][ususing]
振动;飘动;挥动;颤动a quick, light movement
the flutter of wings
翅膀的拍动
with a flutter of her long, dark eyelashes
她那长长的黑睫毛扑闪了一下
to feel a flutter of panic in your stomach
胸中感到一阵恐慌
2.
[c][ususing]
(informal)
~ (on sth)
小赌注a small bet
to have a flutter on the horses
赛马中下小赌注
3.
[sing]
紧张兴奋;慌乱a state of nervous or confused excitement
Her sudden arrival caused quite a flutter.
她的突然来到引起一片慌乱。
4.
[c]
(心脏的)怦怦乱跳,扑腾a very fast heartbeat , caused when sb is nervous or excited
Her heart gave a flutter when she saw him.
她见到他时心怦怦乱跳。
5.
[u]
扑动;快速的颤动(或搏动)a medical condition in which you have a fast, unsteady heartbeat
6.
[u]
(重放录音的)颤振rapid changes in the pitch or volume of recorded sound

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