4 cube

cube

n

1

(a) (geometry 几) solid body with six equal square sides 立方体; 立方形. =>illus 见插图.

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12 freightliner

freightliner

n (also liner train, liner) fast train carrying goods in special large containers that can be loaded and unloaded quickly and easily 集装箱列车; 货柜列车.

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7 back-up

back-up

n

1 [U] support; reserve 支持; 支援; 後备

    The police had military back-up. 警方有军队作後盾.

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4 roar

roar

n

long loud deep sound (like that) made by a lion (狮子的)吼叫声; 似狮子的吼叫声

    the roar of traffic 车辆的隆隆声

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11 locker-room

locker-room

n (esp US) room at a sports club, etc for changing in, with lockers for clothes, etc (体育俱乐部等的)衣物间.

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7 paprika

paprika

n

(a) [C] type of sweet pepper 一种甜辣椒.

(b) [U] red powder made from this and used as a spice 辣椒粉.

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6 hijack

hijack

v[Tn]

1 seize control of (a vehicle, esp an aircraft) in order to force it to go to a new destination, to take its passengers hostage or to steal its cargo 劫持(交通工具, 尤指飞行器)

    The plane was highjacked while on a flight to Delhi. 该机在飞往德里的途中遭到劫持.

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9 folk-tale

folk-tale

n popular story passed on in spoken form from one generation to the next 民间故事; 民间传说.

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9 rectangle

rectangle

n

four-sided geometricfigure with four right angles, esp one with unequal adjacent sides 方形; (尤指)长方形, 矩形. =>illus at quadrilateral 见 quadrilateral 插图.

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9 pleadings

pleadings

n [pl] (law 律) formal (usu written) statements, replies to accusations, etc made by each side in a legal action (原告的)诉状; (被告的)答辩状.

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15 left-handedness

left-handedness

n [U]. ,left-hander left-handed person or blow 惯用左手的人; 左撇子; 左手的一击; 左手拳.

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6 sneaky

sneaky

adj (-ier, -iest) (infml derog 口, 贬) done or acting in a secret or deceptive way 鬼鬼祟祟的; 偷偷摸摸的

    sneaky behaviour 鬼鬼祟祟的举动

    This sneaky girl was disliked by the rest of the class. 全班同学都不喜欢这个鬼头鬼脑的女同学.

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6 kettle

kettle

n

1 container with a spout, lid and handle, used for boiling water (烧水用的)壶

    boil (water in) the kettle and make some tea 烧壶水沏茶.

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8 disperse

disperse

v[I, Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr]

(cause sb/sth to) go in different directions; scatter; break up (使某人[某物])散开; 消散; 驱散

    The crowd dispersed (in all directions). 人群散开了.

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10 horrifying

horrifying

adj: a horrifying sight, experience 怵目惊心的景象、 使人震惊的经历

    (infml 口) I find their ignorance horrifying. 我感到他们简直愚昧到了极点.

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12 governmental

governmental

adj

of or connected with government 政府的; 与政府有关的

    governmental institutions 政府机构.

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