8 billy-oh

billy-oh

(also billy-o), n (idm 习语) like `billy-oh (dated infml 旧, 口) vigorously; fast 猛烈地; 很快地

    go, work, run, etc like billy-oh 很快地去、工作、跑等.

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13 pass sth down

pass sth down

(esp passive 尤用於被动语态) pass sth from one generation to the next 将某物从一代传给下一代

    knowledge which has been passed down over the centuries 世代相传的知识.

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7 awfully

awfully

adv

(infml 口) very; very much 很; 非常: awfully hot 热极了

    awfully sorry 非常抱歉

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6 siding

siding

n

short track beside a main railway line, into and from which trains can be shunted (铁路的)侧轨, 旁轨, 岔轨.

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8 ricochet

ricochet

v

(pt, pp ricocheted, ricochetted ) [I, Ipr]

~ (off sth) (of a bullet, etc) strike a surface and rebound at an angle (指子弹等)击中物体表面後弹起

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8 comatose

comatose

adj

1 in a coma; deeply unconscious 昏迷的; 不省人事的.

2 sleepy; drowsy; sluggish 想睡的; 困乏的; 怠惰的; 没精打彩的

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8 implicit

implicit

adj

1 ~ (in sth) implied, but not expressed directly; not explicit 含蓄的; 不直接表明的; 不明确的

    implicit assumptions 含蓄的假定

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8 jodhpurs

jodhpurs

n[pl]

trousers worn for horse-riding, loose above the knee and close fitting from the knee to the ankle 马裤

    a pair of jodhpurs 一条马裤.

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7 innings

innings

n

(pl unchanged 复数不变)

1 (in cricket) time during which a team or single player is batting (板球的)局, 回合(一球队或一队员击球的时间)

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7 noonday

noonday

`noontide ns[sing]

(dated or rhet 旧或修辞) midday 中午

    [attrib 作定语]

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7 maximal

maximal

adj[usu attrib 通常作定语]

as great as can be achieved 能达到的最大的

    She obtained maximal benefit from the course. 她从该课程中获益极大.

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9 ice-skate

ice-skate

n boot fitted with a thin metal blade for skating on ice 冰鞋. =>illus at skate 见skate插图. v [I]

skate on ice 滑冰.

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9 the elect

the elect

n [pl v] (fml 文) people specially selected as the best 特别精选出来的人.

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7 crampon

crampon

n

(usu pl 通常作复数) metal plate with spikes, worn on shoes for walking or climbing on ice and snow (在冰雪上行走及爬坡时安装在鞋底的)带铁钉鞋底.

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10 histrionic

histrionic

adj

1 (usu derog 通常作贬义) very theatrical in manner; excessively dramatic; affected 做作的; 过分戏剧化的; 不自然的

    histrionic behaviour 装腔作势.

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7 lexicon

lexicon

n

1 dictionary, esp of an ancient language (eg Greek or Hebrew) 词典, 字典(尤指古代语言的辞书, 如希腊语或希伯来语).

2 (linguistics 语言) vocabulary (contrasted with grammar) 词汇(与语法相对).

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9 panoramic

panoramic

adj

    a panoramic vi a panoramic view from the top of the tower 自塔顶俯瞰的全景.

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9 inoculate

inoculate

v[Tn, Tn.pr]

~ sb (with sth) (against sth) inject sb with a mild form of a disease, so that he will not catch the disease itself (给某人)接种, 作预防注射, 打预防针

    inoculate sb (with a vaccine) 给某人注射疫苗

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