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lifeline

US [ˈlaɪfˌlaɪn]
UK ['laɪf.laɪn]
  • n.生命线;命脉;(水上救援的)救生索;(深海潜水员的)信号绳
  • Web十万火急;命根子;救生绳
Plural Form:lifelines  
lifeline
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n.
1.
(水上救援的)救生索a line or rope thrown to rescue sb who is in difficulty in the water
2.
(深海潜水员的)信号绳a line attached to sb who goes deep under the sea
3.
命脉;生命线something that is very important for sb and that they depend on
The extra payments are a lifeline for most single mothers.
额外补助对大多数单身母亲来说都是赖以生存的生命线。

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