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tentacle

US [ˈtentək(ə)l]
UK 
  • n.触手;触须;【动】触角;【植】腺毛
  • Web触毛;似触手的东西;条触手
Plural Form:tentacles  
tentacle
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n.
1.
[c]
触角;触手;触须a long thin part of the body of some creatures, such as squid , used for feeling or holding things, for moving or for getting food
Tentacles of fear closed around her body.
恐惧的阴影笼罩着她。
2.
[pl]
(大的地方、组织或系统难以避免的)影响,束缚,约束the influence that a large place, organization or system has and that is hard to avoid
The tentacles of satellite television are spreading even wider.
卫星电视的影响正日益扩大。

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