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sprout

US [spraʊt]
UK [spraʊt]
  • v.发芽;抽条;生长;抽芽
  • n.苗;新芽;嫩枝
  • Web萌芽;长出;嫩芽
Simple Present:sprouts  Present Participle:sprouting  Past Tense:sprouted  
sprout
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v.
1.
[i]
发芽;抽芽;抽条;生长to produce new leaves or buds ; to start to grow
new leaves sprouting from the trees
树上长出的新叶
The seeds will sprout in a few days.
这些种子几天后就会发芽。
2.
[i][t]
出现;(使)涌现出to appear; to develop sth, especially in large numbers
Hundreds of mushrooms had sprouted up overnight.
一夜之间长出来好几百朵蘑菇。
The town has sprouted shopping malls, discos and nightclubs in recent years.
最近几年,城里涌现出不少购物中心、迪斯科舞厅和夜总会。
3.
[t][i]
长出(某物);(某物)长出to start to grow sth; to start to grow on sb/sth
Tim has sprouted a beard since we last saw him.
我们上次见到蒂姆以后,蒂姆长出了胡子。
Hair sprouted from his chest.
他胸前长出了毛。
n.
1.
苗;新芽;嫩枝a new part growing on a plant

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