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  1. rarefied

    • IPA[ˈrerəˌfīd]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of air, especially that at high altitudes) of lower pressure than usual; thin;distant from the lives and concerns of ordinary people
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    形容詞

    • 1. (of air, especially that at high altitudes) of lower pressure than usual; thin every ounce carried counts triple when you're trudging uphill in rarefied air
    • 2. distant from the lives and concerns of ordinary people debates about the nature of knowledge can seem very rarefied
    • v.
      make or become less dense or solid: air rarefies and degrounds the physical body as the shell continues to expand and rarefy, astronomers may eventually be able to see characteristic gamma rays from the radioactivity within

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    • IPA[ˈrɛːrɪfʌɪd]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of air, especially that at high altitudes) of lower pressure than usual; thin: every ounce carried counts triple when you're trudging uphill in rarefied air

    Oxford Dictionary