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  • n.(植物体内运送养分的)液;笨蛋;易上当的人
  • v.使虚弱;削弱;逐渐破坏
  • abbr.(=semi-armour-piercing)半穿甲
  • Web重症急性胰腺炎(severe acute pancreatitis);思爱普;高吸水性树脂(Super Absorbent Polymer)
Plural Form:saps  Past Tense:sapped  Present Participle:sapping  
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n.
1.
[u]
(植物体内运送养分的)液,汁the liquid in a plant or tree that carries food to all its parts
Maple syrup is made from sap extracted from the sugar maple tree.
槭糖浆是用糖槭树中提取的树液制成的。
2.
[c]
(informal)
笨蛋;易上当的人a stupid person that you can easily trick, or treat unfairly
v.
1.
使虚弱;削弱;逐渐破坏to make sth/sb weaker; to destroy sth gradually
The hot sun sapped our energy.
火辣辣的太阳烤得我们虚软无力。
Years of failure have sapped him of his confidence.
连年失败使他逐渐丧失了自信。

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