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shingle

US [ˈʃɪŋɡ(ə)l]
UK ['ʃɪŋɡ(ə)l]
  • n.木瓦;屋顶板;(海滨或河边的)卵石滩;墙面板
  • v.用木瓦板盖(屋顶);把(女子头发)剪短;【冶】锻;压
  • Web鹅卵石;瓦片;扁砾石
Plural Form:shingles  
shingle
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n.
1.
[u]
(海滨或河边的)卵石滩a mass of small smooth stones on a beach or at the side of a river
a shingle beach
卵石海滩
2.
[c][u]
墙面板;木瓦;屋顶板a small flat piece of wood that is used to cover a wall or roof of a building
3.
[c]
(诊所或律师事务所挂的)招牌a board with a sign on it, in front of a doctor's or lawyer's office
He hung out his own shingle(= started a business as a doctor or lawyer) .
他独自挂牌开业了。

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