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whistle

US [ˈhwɪs(ə)l]
UK ['wɪs(ə)l]
  • n.哨子;口哨;汽笛;汽笛声
  • v.吹口哨;吹哨子;打呼哨;鸣叫
  • Web口哨声;哨声响起;鸣笛
Simple Present:whistles  Present Participle:whistling  Past Tense:whistled  
whistle
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n.
1.
哨子a small metal or plastic tube that you blow to make a loud high sound, used to attract attention or as a signal
The referee finally blew the whistle to stop the game.
主裁判终于吹停了比赛。
2.
哨子声the sound made by blowing a whistle
He scored the winning goal just seconds before the final whistle.
他就在终场哨声前的几秒钟内打进了制胜的一球。
3.
口哨the sound that you make by forcing your breath out when your lips are closed
a shrill whistle
尖厉的口哨声
4.
汽笛声;警笛声;呼啸声the high loud sound produced by air or steam being forced through a small opening, or by sth moving quickly through the air
5.
汽笛a piece of equipment that makes a high loud sound when air or steam is forced through it
The train whistle blew as we left the station.
我们离开车站时火车的汽笛响了。
a factory whistle
工厂的汽笛
v.
1.
[t][i]
吹口哨;打呼哨to make a high sound or a musical tune by forcing your breath out when your lips are closed
to whistle a tune
用口哨吹曲子
He whistled in amazement.
他惊愕地吹了个口哨。
The crowd booed and whistled as the player came onto the field.
那队员上场时,人群又是发出呸呸声又是吹口哨。
She whistled to the dog to come back.
她打了个呼哨把狗唤回来。
Workmen whistled at her as she walked past.
当她走过时工人向她吹口哨。
2.
[i]
吹哨子to make a high sound by blowing into a whistle
The referee whistled for a foul.
裁判吹哨子示意有人犯规。
3.
[i]
鸣叫;呼啸;发出笛声to make a high sound
The kettle began to whistle.
烧水壶呜呜地响了起来。
The microphone was making a strange whistling sound.
扩音器发出一种奇怪的哨音。
4.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
呼啸而行;嗖嗖地移动to move quickly, making a high sound
The wind whistled down the chimney.
风飕飕地灌进烟囱。
A bullet whistled past his ear.
子弹嗖的一声从他耳边飞过。
5.
[i]
啭鸣;唧啾to make a high sound
IDM
sb can whistle for sth
(informal)
(表示不给他人所要的东西)得不到,空指望used to say that you are not going to give sb sth that they have asked for

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