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treadmill

US [ˈtredˌmɪl]
UK ['tred.mɪl]
  • n.枯燥无味的工作(或生活方式)
  • Web跑步机;踏车;单调的工作
Plural Form:treadmills  
treadmill
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n.
1.
[sing]
枯燥无味的工作(或生活方式)work or a way of life that is boring or tiring because it involves always doing the same things
I'd like to escape the office treadmill.
我想摆脱办公室的枯燥工作。
2.
[c]
(尤指旧时由人或牲畜踩动踏板使之转动的)踏车(especially in the past) a large wheel turned by the weight of people or animals walking on steps around its inside edge, and used to operate machinery
3.
[c]
(锻炼身体的)跑步机,走步机an exercise machine that has a moving surface that you can walk or run on while remaining in the same place

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