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  1. cocoon

    • IPA[kəˈkuːn]

    英式

    • n.
      a silky case spun by the larvae of many insects for protection as pupae;something that envelops someone in a protective or comforting way
    • v.
      envelop in a protective or comforting way;retreat from the stressful conditions of public life into the cosy private world of the family
    • verb: cocoon, 3rd person present: cocoons, gerund or present participle: cocooning, past tense: cocooned, past participle: cocooned

    • noun: cocoon, plural noun: cocoons

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a silky case spun by the larvae of many insects for protection as pupae the moth emerged from its pale yellow papery cocoon
    • something that envelops someone in a protective or comforting way a cocoon of bedclothes a warm cocoon of love
    • 2. a covering that prevents the corrosion of metal equipment.

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