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siren

US [ˈsaɪrən]
UK ['saɪrən]
  • n.警报器;警笛;汽笛
  • adj.海妖一样的
  • v.(警车,救火车等)响着警报器驱车前进
  • Web塞壬;警报声;勿扰警告
Plural Form:sirens  
siren
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n.
1.
汽笛;警报器;警笛a device that makes a long loud sound as a signal or warning
an air-raid siren
空袭警报器
A police car raced past with its siren wailing.
一辆警车鸣着警报器飞驰而过。
2.
塞壬(古希腊神话中半人半鸟或半人半鱼的女海妖,以美妙歌声诱使水手驶向礁石或进入危险水域)(in ancient Greek stories) any of a group of sea creatures that were part woman and part bird, or part woman and part fish, whose beautiful singing made sailors sail towards them into rocks or dangerous waters
3.
妖冶而危险的女人;性感妖女a woman who is very attractive or beautiful but also dangerous
4.
~ voices/song/call
危险的诱惑the temptation to do sth that seems very attractive but that will have bad results
The government must resist the siren voices calling for tax cuts.
政府万万不可听信那些鼓吹减税的动听言辞。

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