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snowball

US [ˈsnoʊˌbɔl]
UK [ˈsnəʊˌbɔːl]
  • n.雪球;滚雪球般发展的情形;雪球鸡尾酒(含白兰地蛋酒和柠檬汽水)
  • v.滚雪球般迅速增大(或趋于严重、变得重要等)
  • Web打雪仗;滚雪球型;滚雪球般增大
Plural Form:snowballs  Present Participle:snowballing  Past Tense:snowballed  
snowball
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n.
1.
[c]
雪球a ball that you make out of snow to throw at sb/sth in a game
a snowball fight
雪仗
2.
[sing]
滚雪球般发展的情形a situation that develops more and more quickly as it continues
All this publicity has had a snowball effect on the sales of their latest album.
所有这些宣传对他们最新唱片的销售产生了一种滚雪球效应。
3.
[c]
雪球鸡尾酒(含白兰地蛋酒和柠檬汽水)a drink that is a mixture of lemonade and a liqueur(= a strong sweet alcoholic drink) made with eggs
IDM
not have a snowballs chance in hell
(informal)
根本不可能;毫无机会to have no chance at all
v.
1.
[i]
滚雪球般迅速增大(或趋于严重、变得重要等)if a problem, a plan, an activity, etc.snowballs , it quickly becomes much bigger, more serious, more important, etc.

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