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UK [meɪn]
  • n.总管;电源;(建筑物的)污水总管道;水源
  • adj.主要的;最重要的
  • v.〈美俚〉把(海洛因等)注射进静脉
  • Web主函数;页面主体;主页
Plural Form:mains  
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adj.
1.
[obn]
主要的;最重要的being the largest or most important of its kind
Be careful crossing the main road .
过大马路时小心点儿。
the main course(= of a meal)
主菜
We have our main meal at lunchtime.
我们的正餐是午饭。
Reception is in the main building.
接待处在主楼。
Poor housing and unemployment are the main problems.
住房条件差和失业是主要问题。
The main thing is to stay calm.
最重要的是要保持冷静。
n.
1.
[c]
(通往建筑物的)主管道,总管,输电干线a large pipe that carries water or gas to a building; a large cable that carries electricity to a building
a leaking gas main
漏气的煤气总管
2.
(建筑物的)污水总管道a large pipe that carries waste/water and sewage (= human waste, etc.) away from a building
3.
[u][pl]
水源;煤气源;电源;(水、煤气、电等的)供应系统;下水道系统the place where the supply of water, gas or electricity to a building or an area starts; the system of providing gas, water and electricity to a building or of carrying it away from a building
The house is not yet connected to the mains.
这房子还没有通水电。
The electricity supply has been cut off at the mains .
电的供应在电源处被切断了。
Plug the transformer into the mains(= the place on a wall where electricity is brought into a room) .
将变压器插入电源。
mains gas/water/electricity
煤气╱水╱电供应系统
The shaver will run off batteries or mains.
这个剃须刀可用电池或电源驱动。
mains drainage
排水系统
IDM
The service here is, in the main, reliable.
这里的服务基本上是可靠的。
in the main
大体上;基本上used to say that a statement is true in most cases
The service here is, in the main, reliable.
这里的服务基本上是可靠的。

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