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scent

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UK [sent]
  • n.香味;香水;气息;察觉
  • v.嗅出;闻到;觉察出;预感到
  • Web气味;香气;味道
Plural Form:scents  Present Participle:scenting  Past Tense:scented  
scent
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n.
1.
[u][c]
香味the pleasant smell that sth has
The air was filled with the scent of wild flowers.
空气中弥漫着野花的芬芳。
These flowers have no scent.
这些花不香。
2.
[u][c][ususing]
(人的)气味,气息;(动物留下的)臭迹,遗臭the smell that a person or an animal leaves behind and that other animals such as dogs can follow
The dogs must have lost her scent.
狗准是闻不到她的气味了。
3.
[u]
香水a liquid with a pleasant smell that you wear on your skin to make it smell nice
a bottle of scent
一瓶香水
4.
[sing]
~ of sth
察觉;预感the feeling that sth is present or is going to happen very soon
The scent of victory was in the air.
胜利在望。
IDM
put/throw sb off the scent
使失去线索;摆脱追踪者;使迷失寻找方向to do sth to stop sb from finding you or discovering sth
on the scent (of sth)
已获得线索;已掌握蛛丝马迹close to discovering sth
v.
1.
~ sth
嗅出;闻到to find sth by using the sense of smell
The dog scented a rabbit.
狗嗅到了兔子的气息。
2.
~ sth
觉察出;预感到to begin to feel that sth exists or is about to happen
The press could scent a scandal.
记者觉察出有桩丑闻。
By then, the team was scenting victory.
到那时,队员已经预感到即将获胜了。
3.
[oftpass]
~ sth (with sth)
使具有香味to give sth a particular, pleasant smell
Roses scented the night air.
夜空中弥漫着玫瑰花香。

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