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tailspin

US [ˈteɪlˌspɪn]
UK ['teɪl.spɪn]
  • n.混乱;尾螺旋;恶化的局势;慌乱
  • Web尾旋;困境
Plural Form:tailspins  
tailspin
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n.
1.
(飞机的)尾旋,尾螺旋a situation in which a pilot loses control of an aircraft and it spins as it falls quickly towards the ground, with the back making larger circles than the front
2.
恶化的局势;慌乱;混乱;失控a situation that suddenly becomes much worse and is not under control
Following the announcement, share prices went into a tailspin.
公告宣布后,股市大跌。

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