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  1. nest

    • IPA[nest]

    美式

    • n.
      a structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young;a place where an insect or other animal breeds or shelters
    • v.
      (of a bird or other animal) use or build a nest;fit (an object or objects) inside a larger one
    • verb: nest, 3rd person present: nests, gerund or present participle: nesting, past tense: nested, past participle: nested

    • noun: nest, plural noun: nests

    • 釋義

    名詞

    動詞

    • 1. (of a bird or other animal) use or build a nest the owls often nest in barns
    • 2. fit (an object or objects) inside a larger one the town is nested inside a large crater on the flanks of a volcano
    • (of a set of objects) fit inside one another Russian dolls that nest inside one another
    • (especially in computing and linguistics) place (an object or element) in a hierarchical arrangement, typically in a subordinate position.