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swivel

US [ˈswɪv(ə)l]
UK ['swɪv(ə)l]
  • n.转节;转环;旋轴;旋转接头
  • v.转动;转身;转动(身体、眼睛或头)
  • Web水龙头;转体;回转
Plural Form:swivels  Past Tense:swivelled  Past Tense:swiveled  Present Participle:swiveling  Present Participle:swivelling  
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n.
1.
转节;转环;旋轴;旋转接头a device used to connect two parts of an object together, allowing one part to turn around without moving the other
a swivel chair(= one on which the seat turns around without moving the base)
转椅
v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth) (+ adv./prep.)
(使)旋转,转动to turn or make sth turn around a fixed central point
She swivelled the chair around to face them.
她把椅子转过来朝着他们。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth) (+ adv./prep.)
转身;转动(身体、眼睛或头)to turn or move your body, eyes or head around quickly to face another direction
He swivelled around to look at her.
他转过身来看着她。

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