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shaft

US [ʃæft]
UK [ʃɑːft]
  • n.竖井;井筒;(电梯的)升降机井;通风井
  • v.亏待;苛待;欺骗
  • Web轴;杆状物;杆身
Plural Form:shafts  Present Participle:shafting  Past Tense:shafted  
shaft
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n.
1.
(电梯的)升降机井;通风井;竖井;井筒a long, narrow, usually vertical passage in a building or underground, used especially for a lift/elevator or as a way of allowing air in or out
a lift/elevator shaft
电梯井
a mineshaft
竖井
a ventilation shaft
通风井
2.
(箭、高尔夫球杆等的)杆;(锤等的)柄the long narrow part of an arrow, hammer , golf club , etc.
3.
(机器的)轴a metal bar that joins parts of a machine or an engine together, enabling power and movement to be passed from one part to another
4.
[usupl]
(马车的)辕either of the two poles at the front of a carriage or cart between which a horse is fastened in order to pull it
5.
~ of light, sunlight, etc.
一束,一道(光、阳光等)a narrow strip of light
A shaft of moonlight fell on the lake.
一束月光照在湖面上。
a shaft of inspiration
一道灵光
6.
~ of pain, fear, etc.
一阵(疼痛、害怕等)a sudden strong feeling of pain, etc. that travels through your body
Shafts of fear ran through her as she heard footsteps behind her.
她听见身后有脚步声,感到一阵毛骨悚然。
7.
~ of sth
讥讽;挖苦;尖酸的话a clever remark that is intended to upset or annoy sb
a shaft of wit
机智的调侃
IDM
give sb the shaft
(informal)
亏待,苛待(某人)to treat sb unfairly
v.
1.
(informal)
~ sb
亏待;苛待;欺骗to treat sb unfairly or cheat them

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