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crumble

US [ˈkrʌmb(ə)l]
UK ['krʌmb(ə)l]
  • v.崩溃;崩裂;瓦解;成碎屑
  • n.酥皮水果甜点
  • Web弄碎;粉碎;破碎
Simple Present:crumbles  Present Participle:crumbling  Past Tense:crumbled  
crumble
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)破碎,成碎屑to break or break sth into very small pieces
Rice flour makes the cake less likely to crumble.
这种糕饼用米粉做不那么容易碎。
Crumble the cheese over the salad.
把干酪弄成碎屑洒在色拉上。
2.
[i]
坍塌;损坏;崩裂if a building or piece of landis crumbling , parts of it are breaking off
buildings crumbling into dust
渐渐坍塌的建筑物
crumbling stonework
不断破裂的石制建筑
The cliff is gradually crumbling away.
峭壁正在逐渐崩坍。
3.
[i]
(开始渐渐)衰退,衰弱;崩溃;瓦解;消亡to begin to fail or get weaker or to come to an end
a crumbling business/relationship
逐渐衰败的企业;日益恶化的关系
All his hopes began to crumble away.
他所有的希望开始化为泡影。
The empire finally crumbled into dust.
这个帝国最终崩溃了。
n.
1.
[u][c]
酥皮水果甜点a dessert (= a sweet dish) made from fruit that is covered with a rough mixture of flour, butter and sugar, cooked in the oven and usually served hot
apple crumble and custard
酥皮苹果甜点心加蛋奶沙司

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