9 outermost

outermost

adj

farthest from the inside or centre; most remote 最外面的; 远离中心的

    the outermost planet from the sun 离太阳最远的行星

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8 lay-over

lay-over

n (US) short stop on a journey 旅途中的短期停留. Cf 参看 stopover (stop1).

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18 present participle

present participle

(grammar) form of the verb that ends in -ing, eg going, having, swimming 现在分词(以-ing结尾的动词形式, 如going、 having、 swimming).,present `tense (grammar) one of the verb tenses (eg present, present continuous, present perfect) that express an action or state in the present at the time of speaking 现在时态(动词时态之一, 表示说话此时的动作或状态, 如一般现在时态、 现在进行时态、 现在完成时态)

    The verb is in the present tense. 这个动词使用的是现在时态. Cf 参看 past1 4.

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9 saturnine

saturnine

adj

(fml 文) (of a person or his appearance) gloomy (指人或人的外貌)忧郁的, 阴沉的

    a saturnine face, frown 愁容、 颦蹙.

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7 cashier

cashier

n

person whose job is to receive and pay out money in a bank, shop, hotel, etc 出纳员.

cashier v [Tn]

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10 hit parade

hit parade

list of best-selling popular records; record charts 最畅销的流行歌曲唱片目录; 唱片曲目集锦.

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8 inveigle

inveigle

v[Tn.pr]

~ sb into sth/doing sth persuade sb to go somewhere or do sth by using flattery and deception 引诱; 诱惑; 哄骗

    She inveigled him into the house and robbed him while he slept. 她把他骗进房子, 趁他睡著时偷走了他的东西.

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14 indoctrination

indoctrination

n[U]

~ (with/in/against sth) indoctrinating 灌输

    indoctrination of prisoners 对监犯进行的思想灌输

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9 half-mast

half-mast

n (idm 习语) at half-mast

(a) (of a flag) half-way up a mast, as a mark of respect for a dead person (指旗)下半旗(以示哀悼)

    Flags were (flown) at half-mast everywhere on the day of the king´s funeral. 国王安葬那天各处都下了半旗.

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8 Muhammad

Muhammad

n

the prophet and founder of Islam 穆罕默德(伊斯兰教的先知和创始人).

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9 insomniac

insomniac

n

person who finds it difficult to go to sleep 失眠者; 失眠症患者.

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11 skulduggery

skulduggery

(also skullduggery), n [U]

(often joc 常作戏谑语) deception and planning of evil acts; trickery 诈骗; 诡计

    a career ruined by political skulduggery 被政治诡计毁掉的事业.

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8 musk-rat

musk-rat

(also musquash), n large rat-like water animal of N America, valuable for its fur 麝鼠(产於北美, 毛皮珍贵).

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4 sync

sync

(also synch), n [U]

(infml 口) = synchronization (synchronize)

    The film´s sound-trackis out of sync/not in sync with the picture. 这部影片的声迹与图像不同步.

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6 dimmer

dimmer

n

(also `dimmer switch) device with which one can vary the brightness of an electric light 调光器; 变光器.

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5 chick

chick

n

1 young bird, esp a young chicken, just before or after hatching (即将孵出的或刚孵出的)雏鸟; (尤指)小鸡

    a hen with her chicks 母鸡及其小鸡.

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7 sunspot

sunspot

n

1 (astronomy 天) any of the dark patches that sometimes appear on the sun´s surface, causing electrical disturbances and interfering with radio communications (太阳)黑子; 日斑.

2 (infml 口) place that has a sunny climate (eg for holidays) 多阳光的地方(如度假胜地).

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