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leaner is lean's Comparative Degree

lean

US [lin]
UK [liːn]
  • n.瘦肉
  • v.倾斜;倚靠;前俯(或后仰);靠在
  • adj.肉少的;瘦且健康的;脂肪少的;无脂肪的
  • Web倾斜投篮;蟠根植物;精简
Simple Present:leans  Present Participle:leaning  Past Tense:leaned  Comparative Degree:leaner  Superlative:leanest  
leaner
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
前俯(或后仰);倾斜to bend or move from a vertical position
I leaned back in my chair.
我仰靠在椅背上。
The tower is leaning dangerously.
那座塔倾斜了,很危险。
A man was leaning out of the window.
一个人正探身窗外。
2.
[i]
倚靠;靠在;靠置to rest on or against sth for support
A shovel was leaning against the wall.
一把铁铲靠墙放着。
She walked slowly, leaning on her son's arm.
她倚靠着她儿子的手臂缓慢行走。
3.
[t]
~ sth against/on sth
使斜靠to make sth rest against sth in a sloping position
Can I lean my bike against the wall?
我能把自行车靠在这墙上吗?
adj.
1.
肉少的;瘦且健康的without much flesh; thin and fit
a lean, muscular body
清瘦而肌肉发达的身体
He was tall, lean and handsome.
他长得瘦高而英俊。
2.
脂肪少的;无脂肪的containing little or no fat
3.
[ubn]
难以赚钱的;生产不出(食物等)的;贫乏的difficult and not producing much money, food, etc.
a lean period/spell
不景气时期
The company recovered well after going through several lean years .
经历了几年的萧条后,这家公司的业务完全恢复了正常。
4.
精干的;效率高的strong and efficient because the number of employees has been reduced
The changes made the company leaner and more competitive.
改革使公司更精干,更有竞争力。
n.
1.
[u]
瘦肉the part of meat that has little or no fat

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