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sleeper

US [ˈslipər]
UK [ˈsliːpə(r)]
  • n.轨枕;睡眠者;睡得…的人;睡觉者
  • Web傻瓜大闹科学城;卧铺;沉睡者
Plural Form:sleepers  
sleeper
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n.
1.
睡得…的人a person who sleeps in a particular way
a heavy/light/sound sleeper
睡得很沉╱轻╱香的人
2.
睡觉者;睡眠者a person who is asleep
Only the snores of the sleepers broke the silence of the house.
只有睡觉的人发出的鼾声打破了屋内的寂静。
3.
卧铺列车a night train with beds for passengers on it
the London–Edinburgh sleeper
伦敦到爱丁堡的卧铺列车
4.
(铁路)枕木,轨枕one of the heavy pieces of wood or concrete on which the rails on a railway/railroad track are laid
5.
(informal)
(出人意外地成功的)冷门电影(或戏剧、著作等)a film/movie, play or book that for a long time is not very successful and then is suddenly a success
6.
休眠间谍(暂时不从事间谍活动)a spy who is sent to live in a country as a normal citizen and is not used until much later
7.
(为保持耳环孔不闭合而戴的)耳环,耳钉a ring or piece of metal that you wear in an ear that has been pierced(= had a hole made in it) to keep the hole from closing

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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