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guillotine

US [ˈɡɪləˌtin]
UK [ˈɡɪlətiːn]
  • n.断头台(源于法国);裁切机;切纸机;(议会中)规定截止辩论的时限
  • v.把(某人)送上断头台;切断;(议会中)限制辩论时间
  • Web剪床;闸刀;闸床
Plural Form:guillotines  Present Participle:guillotining  Past Tense:guillotined  
guillotine
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n.
1.
[sing]
断头台(源于法国)a machine, originally from France, for cutting people's heads off. It has a heavy blade that slides down a wooden frame.
2.
[c]
裁切机;切纸机a device with a long blade for cutting paper
3.
[sing]
(议会中)规定截止辩论的时限the setting of a time limit on a debate in Parliament
v.
1.
~ sb
把(某人)送上断头台to kill sb by cutting off their head with a guillotine
2.
~ sth
(用切纸机)切,切断to cut paper using a guillotine
3.
~ sth
(议会中)限制辩论时间to limit the amount of time spent discussing a new law in Parliament
to guillotine a bill
限制议案的辩论时间

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