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pool

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UK [puːl]
  • n.水塘;一滩(液体);一小片(液体或光);共用的资源(或资金)
  • v.集中资源(或材料等)
  • Web水池;游泳池;池塘
Plural Form:pools  Present Participle:pooling  Past Tense:pooled  
pool
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n.
— see also
gene pool
of water
1.
[c]
水坑,水塘,池塘(尤指自然形成的)a small area of still water, especially one that has formed naturally
freshwater pools
淡水池塘
a rock pool(= between rocks by the sea)
(海边岩石间的)潮水潭
液体;光of liquid/light
2.
[c]
~ (of sth)
一滩(液体);一小片(液体或光)a small amount of liquid or light lying on a surface
The body was lying in a pool of blood.
尸体倒卧在血泊之中。
a pool of light
一小片亮光
众人;事物group of things/people
3.
[c]
~ (of sth)
共用的资源(或资金)a supply of things or money that is shared by a group of people and can be used when needed
a pool of cars used by the firm's sales force
公司销售人员共用的车辆
a pool car
一辆共用的汽车
4.
[c]
~ (of sth)
(统称)备用人员a group of people available for work when needed
a pool of cheap labour
廉价后备劳力
游戏game
5.
[u]
普尔;落袋台球;弹子球a game for two people played with 16 balls on a table, often in pubs and bars. Players use cues (= long sticks) to try to hit the balls into pockets at the edge of the table.
a pool table
普尔球台
to shoot(= play) pool
打普尔
v.
1.
~ sth
集中资源(或材料等)to collect money, information, etc. from different people so that it can be used by all of them
The students work individually, then pool their ideas in groups of six.
学生先分头工作,然后六人一组交流心得。
Police forces across the country are pooling resources in order to solve this crime.
全国各地警方通力合作以侦破这宗罪案。

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