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  1. regenerate

    • v.
      (of a living organism) regrow (new tissue) to replace lost or injured tissue;(of an organ or tissue) regrow
    • adj.
      reformed or reborn, especially in a spiritual or moral sense
    • verb: regenerate, 3rd person present: regenerates, gerund or present participle: regenerating, past tense: regenerated, past participle: regenerated

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    動詞

    • 1. (of a living organism) regrow (new tissue) to replace lost or injured tissue a crab in the process of regenerating a claw
    • (of an organ or tissue) regrow once destroyed, brain cells do not regenerate
    • bring into renewed existence; generate again the issue was regenerated last month
    • bring new and more vigorous life to (an area or institution), especially in economic terms; revive regenerating the inner cities
    • (especially in Christian use) give a new and higher spiritual nature to.
    • precipitate (a natural polymer such as cellulose) in a different form following chemical processing, especially in the form of fibers methods were developed to regenerate the cellulose for use as fibers

    形容詞

    • 1. reformed or reborn, especially in a spiritual or moral sense he was not truly regenerate
    • adj.
      (of an organ or tissue) regrown: nearly half of all male crabs in natural populations possess a regenerated claw

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of an organ or tissue) regrown: nearly half of all male crabs in natural populations possess a regenerated claw

    Oxford Dictionary

    • 更多解釋
    • v.
      (of a living organism) grow (new tissue) after loss or damage: the lizard has to find the wherewithal to regenerate its tail
    • adj.
      reformed or reborn, especially in a spiritual or moral sense: he was not truly regenerate

    Oxford Dictionary