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  1. kettle

    • IPA[ˈked(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a container or device in which water is boiled, having a lid, spout, and handle; a teakettle.;a large metal pot for cooking, usually with a handle.
    • v.
      (of the police) confine (a group of demonstrators or protesters) to a small area, as a method of crowd control during a demonstration
    • noun: kettle, plural noun: kettles

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    名詞

    • 1. a container or device in which water is boiled, having a lid, spout, and handle; a teakettle.
    • a large metal pot for cooking, usually with a handle.
    • a bowl- or saucer-shaped container in which operations are carried out on metals or other substances with a low melting point.
    • 2. a depression in the ground thought to have been formed by the melting of an ice block trapped in glacial deposits, especially one that is circular and deep our lake is probably a kettle a kettle pond
    • 3. British a small area in which demonstrators or protesters are confined by police seeking to maintain order during a demonstration activists in the kettle were protesting at being held and resisting arrest

    動詞

    • 1. (of the police) confine (a group of demonstrators or protesters) to a small area, as a method of crowd control during a demonstration the plan was to get as close to the protest as possible without getting kettled