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sterile

US [ˈsterəl]
UK [ˈsteraɪl]
  • adj.不能生育的;不育的;无菌的;消过毒的
  • Web贫瘠的;消毒的;不孕的
sterile
adj.
1.
不能生育的;不育的not able to produce children or young animals
2.
无菌的;消过毒的completely clean and free from bacteria
sterile bandages
消毒绷带
sterile water
消过毒的水
3.
无结果的;没有实际价值的not producing any useful result
a sterile debate
没有结果的辩论
4.
刻板的;无个性的;缺乏新意的lacking individual personality, imagination or new ideas
The room felt cold and sterile.
那房间让人觉得阴冷而没有生气。
He felt creatively and emotionally sterile.
他感觉自己既缺乏创意又没有充沛的感情。
5.
贫瘠的not good enough to produce crops