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jaw

US [dʒɔ]
UK [dʒɔː]
  • n.下巴;颌;下颌;钳口
  • v.唠唠叨叨;喋喋不休
  • Web颚;颌骨;下颚
Plural Form:jaws  Present Participle:jawing  Past Tense:jawed  
jaw
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n.
1.
[c]
either of the two bones at the bottom of the face that contain the teeth and move when you talk or eat
the top/upper jaw
上颌
the bottom/lower jaw
下颌
2.
[sing]
下巴;下颌the lower part of the face; the lower jaw
He has a strong square jaw.
他长着一副结实的方下巴。
The punch broke my jaw.
这一拳打坏了我的下巴。
3.
[pl]
口部;嘴the mouth and teeth of a person or an animal
The alligator's jaws snapped shut.
钝吻鳄的嘴吧嗒一声闭上了。
4.
[pl]
(工具或机器的)钳夹部分,钳口the parts of a tool or machine that are used to hold things tightly
the jaws of a vice
虎钳口
IDM
sbs jaw dropped/fell/sagged
(突然吃惊或失望得)张口结舌,目瞪口呆,垂头丧气used to say that sb suddenly looked surprised, shocked or disappointed
The team snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.
这个队翻盘而得险胜。
the jaws of death, defeat, etc.
鬼门关;失败的险境used to describe an unpleasant situation that almost happens
The team snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.
这个队翻盘而得险胜。
the jaws of a tunnel, etc.
(隧道等处尤指看起来危险的)狭窄入口the narrow entrance to a tunnel, etc., especially one that looks dangerous
v.
1.
[i]
(informal)
唠唠叨叨;喋喋不休to talk, especially to talk a lot or for a long time

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