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sharp

US [ʃɑrp]
UK [ʃɑː(r)p]
  • v.磨;诈欺;磨利;磨快
  • adj.锋利的;锐利的;尖的;(变化)急剧的
  • adv.(用于表时间的词语后,表示准时)…整;向左╱向右急转;偏高音地
  • n.升号;锐利的东西(如针、注射器等)
  • Web夏普;日本夏普;声宝
Comparative Degree:sharper  Superlative:sharpest  Plural Form:sharps  
Sharp
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adj.
锋;尖edge/point
1.
锋利的;锐利的;尖的having a fine edge or point, especially of sth that can cut or make a hole in sth
a sharp knife
锋利的刀
sharp teeth
锋利的牙齿
升;降;变化rise/drop/change
2.
[ubn]
(变化)急剧的,骤然的sudden and rapid, especially of a change in sth
a sharp drop in prices
价格的骤降
a sharp rise in crime
犯罪率的急剧上升
a sharp increase in unemployment
失业人数的剧增
He heard a sharp intake of breath .
他听到猛地倒吸一口气的声音。
We need to give young criminals a short, sharp shock(= a punishment that is very unpleasant for a short time) .
对青少年罪犯我们需要给以短暂但严厉的惩处。
清楚;明确clear/definite
3.
[ubn]
清楚明确的;清晰的;鲜明的clear and definite
a sharp outline
清晰的轮廓
The photograph is not very sharp(= there are no clear contrasts between areas of light and shade) .
这张照片不是很清晰。
She drew a sharp distinction between domestic and international politics.
她将国内政治和国际政治截然分开。
In sharp contrast to her mood, the clouds were breaking up to reveal a blue sky.
乌云渐渐散开,露出了蓝天,这和她的情绪形成了鲜明的对照。
The issue must be brought into sharper focus.
必须更集中关注这个问题。
头脑;眼睛mind/eyes
4.
敏锐的;灵敏的;敏捷的quick to notice or understand things or to react
to have sharp eyes
有敏锐的眼睛
a girl of sharp intelligence
聪颖的女孩
a sharp sense of humour
很强的幽默感
He kept a sharp lookout for any strangers.
他警惕地守望着,不放过任何一个陌生人。
It was very sharp of you to see that!
你能看到这一点,很有洞察力!
批评性critical
5.
尖锐的;严厉的critical or severe
sharp criticism
尖锐的批评
Emma has a sharp tongue(= she often speaks in an unpleasant or unkind way) .
埃玛说话尖刻。
He was very sharp with me when I was late.
我迟到了,让他狠狠训了一通。
声音sounds
6.
[ubn]
突然而响亮的loud, sudden and often high in tone
She read out the list in sharp, clipped tones.
她清脆快速地宣读了名单。
There was a sharp knock on the door.
敲门声大作。
感觉feeling
7.
(常指受伤似地)剧烈的,猛烈的very strong and sudden, often like being cut or wounded
He winced as a sharp pain shot through his leg.
腿上一阵剧痛,疼得他龇牙咧嘴。
Polly felt a sharp pang of jealousy.
波利感到一阵强烈的嫉妒。
弯儿curves
8.
(方向)急转的changing direction suddenly
a sharp bend in the road
公路上的急转弯
a sharp turn to the left
向左的急转
味道;气味flavour/smell
9.
强烈略苦的;辛辣的;刺鼻的strong and slightly bitter
The cheese has a distinctively sharp taste.
这奶酪味道很冲。
霜;风frost/wind
10.
严寒的;凛冽的used to describe a very cold or very severe frost or wind
狡诈clever and dishonest
11.
狡猾的;诡诈的clever but possibly dishonest
His lawyer's a sharp operator .
他的律师是个老狐狸。
The firm had to face some sharp practice from competing companies.
公司不得不面对竞争对手们的小动作。
衣服clothes
12.
[ubn]
时髦的;入时的fashionable and new
The consultants were a group of men in sharp suits .
顾问都是些衣着入时的男人。
Todd is a sharp dresser .
托德衣着时髦。
脸;相貌face/features
13.
瘦削的;不丰满的not full or round in shape
a man with a thin face and sharp features(= a pointed nose and chin)
脸瘦而棱角分明的男人
音乐in music
14.
(用于音符后,表示该音符)升半音的used after the name of a note to mean a note a semitone/half tone higher
the Piano Sonata in C sharp minor
升 C 小调钢琴奏鸣曲
15.
偏高音的above the correct pitch (= how high or low a note sounds)
That note sounded sharp.
这个音听着偏高。
IDM
You'd better look sharp or you'll be late.
你得快点,不然就迟到了。
look sharp
(informal)
赶快;赶紧used in orders to tell sb to be quick or to hurry
You'd better look sharp or you'll be late.
你得快点,不然就迟到了。
He's not exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer, is he?
他的脑子不灵活,是不是?
not the sharpest knife in the drawer|not the sharpest tool in the box
(informal)
不聪明;迟钝not intelligent
He's not exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer, is he?
他的脑子不灵活,是不是?
He started work at the sharp end of the business, as a salesman.
他从这一行最为棘手的工作做起,当了推销员。
the sharp end (of sth)
(informal)
最为困难(或责任极其重大)的地方(或职位)the place or position of greatest difficulty or responsibility
He started work at the sharp end of the business, as a salesman.
他从这一行最为棘手的工作做起,当了推销员。
adv.
准确地exactly
1.
(用于表时间的词语后,表示准时)…整used after an expression for a time of day to mean ‘exactly’
Please be here at seven o'clock sharp.
请七点整到这里。
左;右left/right
2.
~ left/right
向左╱向右急转turning suddenly to the left or right
音乐music
3.
偏高音地above the correct pitch (= how high or low a note sounds)
n.
1.
升号a note played a semitone/half tone higher than the note that is named. The written symbol is (#)
It's a difficult piece to play, full of sharps and flats.
这支乐曲不好演奏,到处是升降记号。
2.
[pl]
锐利的东西(如针、注射器等)things with a sharp edge or point, such as needles and syringes
the safe disposal of sharps
对有利刃或尖刺的东西的安全处置

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