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shovel

US [ˈʃʌv(ə)l]
UK ['ʃʌv(ə)l]
  • n.铲;铁铲;(推土机、挖土机等的)铲
  • v.铲;铲起
  • Web铲子;铁锹;铁锨
Plural Form:shovels  Past Tense:shoveled  Past Tense:shovelled  Present Participle:shoveling  Present Participle:shovelling  
shovel
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n.
1.
铲;铁铲a tool with a long handle and a broad blade with curved edges, used for moving earth, snow, sand, etc.
workmen with picks and shovels
手拿镐铲的工人
The children took their pails and shovels to the beach.
孩子们带着桶和铲子到海滩上去了。
2.
(推土机、挖土机等的)铲,铲形部分the part of a large machine or vehicle that digs or moves earth
v.
1.
~ sth (+ adv./prep.)
铲;铲起to lift and move earth, stones, coal, etc. with a shovel
A gang of workmen were shovelling rubble onto a truck.
一帮工人正用铁锹往卡车上装碎石。
They went out in freezing conditions to shovel snow.
他们冒着严寒出去铲雪。
to shovel the sidewalk/driveway(= to remove snow)
铲除人行道╱车行道上的积雪
He sat at the table, shovelling food into his mouth.
他坐在桌前,一个劲地往嘴里塞吃的。

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