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2012年9月1日 星期六

scuttle

scuttle
[`skʌtl; 'skʌtl] (發音來源)
倉皇跑走


單字解釋

scuttle
[`skʌtl; 'skʌtl]
<<可數名詞>>
(室內用) 煤箱,煤斗 (coal scuttle)
scut.tle

<<可數名詞>>
1 『航海』 (甲板或船舷的附蓋) 舷窗; (在船底或舷側的) 有蓋孔
2 (屋頂或牆壁上的附蓋) 天窗
3 (英) (汽車的) 車頸
(緊接在引擎罩後面的車身)
<<及物動詞>>
1 (在船底或船側) 鑿孔沉<船>
2 放棄 <計畫、工程等>
scut.tle
<<不及物動詞>>
急行,倉皇跑走
The boys ~d away [off] when they saw the teacher.
那些男孩子看到老師時便倉皇逃走
<<名詞>>
[a ~]倉促撤退 [逃走,出發]
n. 籮, 筐, 急速逃走, 天窗, 小艙口
vi. 急速逃走, 急忙撤退
vt. 鑿沉, 毀壞
[法] 使船沉沒, 鑿沉, 全部毀壞

【GRE紅寶書】
SCUTTLE v. 急趕,疾走,逃避
(英) v. 急趕,疾走,逃避(scurry)
(例) scuttle out of one's responsibilities.
scuttle['skAtl]n. 舷窗,艙口蓋.
(英) n. 舷窗,艙口蓋 ( hatchway of a ship)
(例) scuttle across the street / scuttle out of one's responsibilities.

【Barron】
sink
The sailors decided to scuttle their vessel rather than surrender it to the enemy.

【21世紀英漢詞典】
scut.tle
(室內用) 煤箱,煤斗 (coal scuttle)

【Collins】  ◆◇◇◇◇

1 scuttle scuttles scuttling scuttled
When people or small animals scuttle somewhere, they run there with short quick steps.
Two very small children scuttled away in front of them.
Crabs scuttle along the muddy bank.
= scurry
VB

2 scuttle scuttles scuttling scuttled
To scuttle a plan or a proposal means to make it fail or cause it to stop.
Such threats could scuttle the peace conference.
= scupper, foil
VB

3 scuttle scuttles scuttling scuttled
To scuttle a ship means to sink it deliberately by making holes in the bottom.
He personally had received orders from Commander Lehmann to scuttle the ship.
VB

4 scuttle scuttles
A scuttle is the same as a coal scuttle. (mainly BRIT)
N-COUNT


英字分解

scut

[skʌt; skʌt]
<<可數名詞>>
短尾

tle
t涕; le 淚==>涕淚縱橫,大哭



列根成形

scut
短尾
tle
涕淚縱橫
scuttle
倉皇跑走

創義薛說

兔子跑輸烏龜後,挾著短尾巴,涕淚縱橫地怎樣? ➔ 倉皇跑走
還有體力跑,足見比賽時,未盡全力,敗之不該。