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  1. churn

    • IPA[tʃəːn]

    英式

    • n.
      a machine for making butter by shaking milk or cream.;a large metal container for milk
    • v.
      shake (milk or cream) in a machine in order to produce butter;produce (butter) by churning milk or cream
    • verb: churn, 3rd person present: churns, gerund or present participle: churning, past tense: churned, past participle: churned

    • noun: churn, plural noun: churns

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    名詞

    • 1. a machine for making butter by shaking milk or cream.
    • 2. British a large metal container for milk the fresh creamy milk sat in a churn in the kitchen a milk churn
    • 3. short for churn rate

    動詞

    • 1. shake (milk or cream) in a machine in order to produce butter the cream is ripened before it is churned 同義詞 stir, agitate, beat, whip, whisk
    • produce (butter) by churning milk or cream the women were churning butter and making cheese
    • 2. (with reference to liquid) move or cause to move about vigorously the seas churned the water was churned by a flotilla of boats and ferries 同義詞 be turbulent, heave, boil, swirl, toss, ... 更多
    • break up the surface of (an area of ground) vast crowds had churned the area into a sea of mud
    • 3. have an unpleasant disturbed feeling her stomach was churning at the thought of the ordeal you never feel rested because your mind is always churning
    • 4. (of a broker) encourage frequent turnover of (investments) in order to generate commission these brokers churn the client's portfolio to generate an income for themselves
    • ph.
      break up or disturb an area of ground or body of liquid

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      break up or disturb an area of ground or body of liquid

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the annual percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a service or employees leave ... the churn rate for cable is much higher than that for satellite services the staff turnover or ‘churn rate’ is about 1 per cent

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      produce something routinely or mechanically and in large quantities

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      produce something routinely or mechanically and in large quantities

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a large metal container for milk: I can still hear the clang of the milk churns as they were dropped at the back door

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the annual percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a service or employees leave ... the churn rate for cable is much higher than that for satellite services the staff turnover or churn rate'is about 1 percent

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      produce something routinely or mechanically, especially in large quantities

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    美式

    • n.
      a machine or container in which butter is made by agitating milk or cream.
    • v.
      agitate or turn (milk or cream) in a machine in order to produce butter: the cream is ripened before it is churned

    Oxford American Dictionary