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wedge

US [wedʒ]
UK [wedʒ]
  • n.楔子;三角木;楔形物;用作楔子的东西
  • v.将…挤入(或塞进、插入);把…楔牢(或楔住)
  • Web挖起杆;楔体;楔形体
Plural Form:wedges  Present Participle:wedging  Past Tense:wedged  
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n.
1.
楔子;三角木a piece of wood, rubber, metal, etc. with one thick end and one thin pointed end that you use to keep a door open, to keep two things apart, or to split wood or rock
He hammered the wedge into the crack in the stone.
他用锤子把楔子砸入石缝里。
I don't want to drive a wedge between the two of you(= to make you start disliking each other) .
我不想在你们俩中间挑起不和。
2.
楔形物;用作楔子的东西something that is shaped like a wedge or that is used like a wedge
a wedge of cake
一角蛋糕
shoes with wedge heels
坡跟鞋
3.
(击高尔夫球的)楔形铁头球杆,挖起杆a golf club that has the part that you hit the ball with shaped like a wedge
v.
1.
~ sth + adv./prep.
将…挤入(或塞进、插入)to put or squeeze sth tightly into a narrow space, so that it cannot move easily
The boat was now wedged between the rocks.
船卡在了岩石之间。
She wedged herself into the passenger seat.
她挤进了旅客座椅中。
2.
~ sth (+ adj.)
把…楔牢(或楔住)to make sth stay in a particular position, especially open or shut, by placing sth against it
to wedge the door open
用楔子卡住门让它开着

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