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unravel

US [ʌnˈræv(ə)l]
UK [ʌn'ræv(ə)l]
  • v.(把缠或织在一起的线)解开;解体;崩溃;瓦解
  • Web阐明;拆开;解决
Past Tense:unraveled  Past Tense:unravelled  Simple Present:unravels  Present Participle:unraveling  Present Participle:unravelling  
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1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(把缠或织在一起的线)解开,拆散,松开if youunravel threads that are twisted, woven or knitted, or if theyunravel , they become separated
I unravelled the string and wound it into a ball.
我把绳子解开并绕成一个球。
2.
[i]
解体;崩溃;瓦解to start to fail or no longer stay together as a whole
3.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
阐释;说明;澄清;变得清楚易懂to explain sth that is difficult to understand or is mysterious; to become clearer or easier to understand
The discovery will help scientists unravel the mystery of the Ice Age.
这一发现将有助于科学家揭开冰川时代的奥秘。

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