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stump

US [stʌmp]
UK [stʌmp]
  • n.残端;树桩;树墩;残肢
  • v.〈非正式〉犯愁;困惑;把…难住;一筹莫展
  • Web残余部分;残株;使为难
Plural Form:stumps  Present Participle:stumping  Past Tense:stumped  
stump
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n.
1.
[c]
树墩;树桩the bottom part of a tree left in the ground after the rest has fallen or been cut down
2.
[c]
残余部分;残根;残段the end of sth or the part that is left after the main part has been cut, broken off or worn away
the stump of a pencil
铅笔头
3.
[c]
残肢the short part of sb's leg or arm that is left after the rest has been cut off
4.
[c][usupl]
(三柱门的)柱one of the set of three vertical wooden sticks (calledthe stumps ) that form the wicket
5.
[sing]
(informal)
(政治人物在选举前的)巡回演说the fact of a politician before an election going to different places and trying to get people's support by making speeches
The senator gave his standard stump speech.
那位参议员进行了一次例行的竞选巡回演说。
politicians on the stump
作巡回演说的政治人物
v.
1.
[t][usupass]
(informal)
~ sb
把…难住;难倒to ask sb a question that is too difficult for them to answer or give them a problem that they cannot solve
I'm stumped. I don't know how they got here before us.
我搞不懂了。我不知道他们怎么比我们来得还早。
Kate was stumped for words(= unable to answer) .
凯特张口结舌。
2.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
(尤指愤怒或烦恼时)脚步重重地走to walk in a noisy, heavy way, especially because you are angry or upset
He stumped off, muttering under his breath.
他嘴里嘟哝着,脚步重重地走了。
3.
[i][t]
+ adv./prep..~ sth
(尤指在选举前)作巡回演说to travel around making political speeches, especially before an election
He stumped around the country trying to build up support.
他在全国各地巡回演讲,争取更多的支持。
4.
[t]
~ sb
(以球触三柱门)使(击球手)出局to put a batsman out of the game by touching the stumps with the ball when he or she is out of the area in which the ball can be hit

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