8 linesman

linesman

(also esp US lineman ) n (pl -men )

1 official helping the referee in certain games, esp in deciding whether or where a ball crosses one of the lines 边线裁判员; 巡边员; 司线员.

2 person whose job is to repair and maintain electrical or telephone lines 线务员, 架线工(维修供电或电话线路者).

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9 boulevard

boulevard

n

1 wide city street, often with trees on each side 大街(两旁常植有树木的); 林荫大道.

2 (US) broad main road 干路; 大道.

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8 premises

premises

n[pl]

1 house or other buildings with its outbuildings, land, etc (包括附属建筑、 土地等在内的)房屋或其他建筑物

    business premises, ie building(s), esp offices, where a business is carried on 事务所

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9 bird-bath

bird-bath

n basin for birds to bathe in (usu in a garden) 鸟浴池(通常设於花园).

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8 macaroni

macaroni

n[U]

long hard tubes of pasta, often chopped into short pieces and boiled in water before eating 通心粉; 通心面.

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5 exist

exist

v[I, Ipr]

1 ~ (in/on sth)

(a) be real or actual; have being 存在; 有

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11 home-brewed

home-brewed

adj (of beer, etc) made at home (contrasted with beer from a brewery) (指啤酒等)家酿的(以别於啤酒厂酿制的).

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8 signpost

signpost

n post at a road junction, etc with arms pointing to places along the roads, and often showing the distances to them 路标. signpost, v [Tn usu passive 通常用於被动语态]

provide (a road) with signposts; indicate (a route or place) with signposts 为(路)设置路标; 用路标指示(路径或地方)

    Is the road well signposted? 这条路的路标清楚吗?

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7 decoder

decoder

n

(a) person or device that changes a code into understandable language 译码员; 译码器.

(b) device that decodes an electronic signal 译解电子信号的机器.

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11 haematology

haematology

(also esp US hematology), n [U]

scientific study of the blood and its diseases 血液学.

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10 ionosphere

ionosphere

n[sing]

set of layers of the earth´s atmosphere that reflect radio waves round the earth 电离层. Cf 参看 Heaviside layer, stratosphere.

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5 sheet

sheet

n

1 large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, etc, usu used in pairs between which a person sleeps 被单; 褥单; 床单

    put clean sheets on the bed 把乾净的被单铺在床上.

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8 maturity

maturity

n[U]

state of being mature 成熟; 到期

    reach maturity 到达成熟期.

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17 the sterling area

the sterling area

group of countries that formerly kept their reserves in British sterling currency and between which money could easily be transferred 英镑区(旧时用英镑作准备金的各国).

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