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ferret

US [ˈferət]
UK [ˈferɪt]
  • v.搜寻;用雪貂(把兔等由隐藏处)驱出
  • n.【动物;动物学】(猎兔用的)白鼬
  • Web搜索;电子侦察机;侦察
Plural Form:ferrets  Present Participle:ferreting  Past Participle:ferreted  
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n.
1.
雪貂(身体细长,饲养用于驱兔灭鼠)a small aggressive animal with a long thin body, kept for chasing rabbits from their holes, killing rats , etc.
v.
1.
[i]
(informal)
~ (about/around) (for sth)
搜索,四处搜寻,翻找(丢失或藏匿的东西)to search for sth that is lost or hidden among a lot of things
She opened the drawer and ferreted around for her keys.
她打开抽屉,翻找她的钥匙。
2.
[i]
用雪貂猎兔(或捕鼠等)to hunt rabbits , rats , etc. using ferrets

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