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  • n.窝;鸟巢;巢穴;鸟窝
  • v.筑巢;巢居;嵌套(信息)
  • Web雀巢
Plural Form:nests  Present Participle:nesting  Past Tense:nested  
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n.
1.
[c]
鸟巢;鸟窝a hollow place or structure that a bird makes or chooses for laying its eggs in and sheltering its young
2.
[c]
巢穴;窝a place where insects or other small creatures live and produce their young
3.
[sing]
藏匿处;秘密窝点a secret place which is full of bad people and their activities
a nest of thieves
贼窝
4.
[sing]
家;安乐窝the home, thought of as the safe place where parents bring up their children
to leave the nest(= leave your parents' home)
离开父母过独立生活
5.
[c][ususing]
(套叠在一起的)一套物件a group or set of similar things that are made to fit inside each other
a nest of tables
一套桌子
v.
1.
[i]
筑巢;巢居to make and use a nest
Thousands of seabirds are nesting on the cliffs.
成千上万的海鸟在悬崖上筑巢。
2.
[t]
~ sth
嵌套(信息)to put types of information together, or inside each other, so that they form a single unit

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