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  1. guillotine

    • IPA[ˈɡɪlətiːn]

    英式

    • n.
      a machine with a heavy blade sliding vertically in grooves, used for beheading people.;a device for cutting that incorporates a descending or sliding blade, used typically for cutting paper, card, or sheet metal.
    • v.
      execute (someone) by guillotine.;cut (paper, card, etc.) with a guillotine.
    • verb: guillotine, 3rd person present: guillotines, gerund or present participle: guillotining, past tense: guillotined, past participle: guillotined

    • noun: guillotine, plural noun: guillotines

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a machine with a heavy blade sliding vertically in grooves, used for beheading people.
    • a device for cutting that incorporates a descending or sliding blade, used typically for cutting paper, card, or sheet metal.
    • a surgical instrument with a sliding blade used typically for the removal of the tonsils.
    • (in parliament) a procedure used to prevent delay in the discussion of a legislative bill by fixing times at which various parts of it must be voted on a guillotine motion

    動詞

    • 1. execute (someone) by guillotine.
    • cut (paper, card, etc.) with a guillotine.
    • (in parliament) end discussion by applying a guillotine to (a bill or debate).
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    • IPA[ˈɡiləˌtēn]

    美式

    • n.
      a machine with a heavy blade sliding vertically in grooves, used for beheading people.
    • v.
      execute (someone) by guillotine.

    Oxford American Dictionary