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strand

US [strænd]
UK [strænd]
  • n.缕;滨;(观点、计划、故事等的)部分
  • v.使滞留;使搁浅
  • Web股;海滨;线
Plural Form:strands  
strand
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n.
1.
(线、绳、金属线、毛发等的)股,缕a single thin piece of thread, wire, hair, etc.
a strand of wool
一股羊毛
a few strands of dark hair
几绺黑发
She wore a single strand of pearls around her neck.
她脖子上戴着单串珍珠。
2.
(观点、计划、故事等的)部分,方面one of the different parts of an idea, a plan, a story, etc.
We heard every strand of political opinion.
各派的政治观点我们都听到了。
The author draws the different strands of the plot together in the final chapter.
作者在最后一章把不同的情节线索归拢到了一起。
3.
(海洋、湖或河的)岸,滨the land along the edge of the sea or ocean, or of a lake or river
v.
1.
~ sb
使滞留to leave sb in a place from which they have no way of leaving
The strike left hundreds of tourists stranded at the airport.
这场罢工使成百上千的游客滞留在机场。
2.
~ sth
使搁浅to make a boat, fish, whale , etc. be left on land and unable to return to the water
The ship was stranded on a sandbank.
船在沙洲上搁浅了。

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