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dab

US [dæb]
UK [.diː eɪ 'biː]
  • v.轻拍;轻搽;轻涂;轻敷
  • n.少量;轻按(但不揉擦);黄盖鲽(小比目鱼);人
  • abbr.同“Dictionary of American Biography”
  • Web数字音频广播(Digital Audio Broadcasting);二氨基联苯胺(Diaminobenzidine);数字广播
Simple Present:dabs  Present Participle:dabbing  Past Tense:dabbed  
dab
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v.
1.
轻触,轻拍,轻拭,轻揩(几下)to touch sth lightly, usually several times
She dabbed her eyes and blew her nose.
她轻轻擦了几下眼睛,擤了擤鼻涕。
He dabbed at the cut with his handkerchief.
他用手帕轻轻按了按伤口。
2.
~ sth + adv./prep.
轻搽;轻涂;轻敷to put sth on a surface with quick light movements
She dabbed a little perfume behind her ears.
她朝耳后搽了点香水。
n.
1.
少量,一点点(轻敷于表面的液体、乳霜或化妆用粉)a small amount of a liquid, cream or powder that is put on a surface in a quick gentle movement
She put a dab of perfume behind her ears.
她朝耳后搽了点香水。
2.
轻触,轻按(但不揉擦)an act of gently touching or pressing sth without rubbing
He gave the cut a quick dab with a towel.
他麻利地用毛巾按了按伤口。
3.
黄盖鲽(小比目鱼)a small flat fish
4.
人;东西a person or thing
He's in hospital again. Poor dab .
他又住医院了,怪可怜的。

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