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watershed

US [ˈwɔtərˌʃed]
UK [ˈwɔːtə(r)ˌʃed]
  • n.分水岭;转折点;分水线;分水界
  • Web流域;集水区;水域分割类
Plural Form:watersheds  
watershed
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n.
1.
[c]
~ (in sth)
转折点,分界线,分水岭(标志着重大变化的事件或时期)an event or a period of time that marks an important change
The middle decades of the 19th century marked a watershed in Russia's history.
19 世纪中叶标志着俄国历史的转折点。
2.
[c]
分水线;分水岭;分水界a line of high land where streams on one side flow into one river, and streams on the other side flow into a different river
3.
[sing]
(英国)儿童不宜节目可在电视上播放的起始时间(in Britain) the time before which programmes that are not considered suitable for children may not be shown on television
the 9 o'clock watershed
可开播儿童不宜电视节目的晚上 9 点钟时限

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