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litter

US [ˈlɪtər]
UK [ˈlɪtə(r)]
  • v.乱扔;使乱七八糟;使凌乱;使遍布(一般指不好的东西)
  • n.废弃物;乱七八糟的东西;乱放的杂物;便溺垫物
  • Web垃圾;乱丢杂物;担架
Plural Form:litters  Present Participle:littering  Past Tense:littered  
litter
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n.
1.
[u]
(在公共场所乱扔的)垃圾,废弃物,杂物small pieces of rubbish/garbage such as paper, cans and bottles, that people have left lying in a public place
There will be fines for people who drop litter .
乱扔垃圾的人将被罚款。
2.
[sing]
~ of sth
乱七八糟的东西;乱放的杂物a number of things that are lying in an untidy way
The floor was covered with a litter of newspapers, clothes and empty cups.
地板上到处都是乱七八糟的报纸、衣服和空杯子。
3.
[u]
(供宠物,尤指猫,在室内便溺的)猫砂,便溺垫物a dry substance that is put in a shallow open box for pets, especially cats, to use as a toilet when they are indoors
cat litter
猫砂
a litter tray
猫砂盘
a litter box
铺了便溺垫物的箱子
4.
[c]
(动物一胎所生的)一窝幼崽a number of baby animals that one mother gives birth to at the same time
a litter of puppies
一窝小狗
the runt(= the smallest and weakest baby) of the litter
一窝中最弱小的幼畜
5.
[u]
(供牲畜睡卧用的)垫草,褥草,铺栏草the substance, especially straw , that is used for farm animals to sleep on
6.
[c]
(旧时抬要人的)轿,舆a kind of chair or bed that was used in the past for carrying important people
v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
使乱七八糟;使凌乱to be spread around a place, making it look untidy
Piles of books and newspapers littered the floor.
地板上乱七八糟地堆了许多书和报纸。
Broken glass littered the streets.
街上到处是玻璃碎片。
2.
[t][usupass][i]
~ (sth) (with sth)
乱扔to leave things in a place, making it look untidy
The floor was littered with papers.
地板上乱七八糟扔了许多文件。
He was arrested for littering.
他因乱扔垃圾被拘捕。
3.
[t]
使饱含,使遍布(一般指不好的东西)to contain or involve a lot of a particular type of thing, usually sth bad
Your essay is littered with spelling mistakes.
你的文章里到处是拼写错误。

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