- having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks；able to perform a specified action well and powerfully
- 1. having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks she cut through the water with her strong arms 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ able to perform a specified action well and powerfully he was not a strong swimmer
- ▪ exerting great force a strong current 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ powerful and difficult to resist or defeat a strong leader the competition was too strong
- ▪ (of an argument or case) likely to succeed because of sound reasoning or convincing evidence there is a strong argument for decentralization 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ powerfully affecting the mind, senses, or emotions his imagery made a strong impression on the critics 同義詞
- ▪ (of language or actions) forceful and extreme, especially excessively or unacceptably so the government were urged to take strong measures against the perpetrators of violence a play full of strong language 同義詞
- 2. able to withstand force, pressure, or wear cotton is strong, hard-wearing, and easy to handle 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ not easily affected by disease or hardship despite his strong constitution, constant worry and exposure to the elements had worn him down 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ not easily disturbed, upset, or affected driving on these motorways requires strong nerves only a strong will enabled him to survive 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ firmly held or established he was a man of strong, though unconventional, religious beliefs they had established a strong and trusting relationship 同義詞
- ▪ (of a market) having steadily high or rising prices.
- 3. very intense a strong smell 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of something seen or heard) not soft or muted; clear or prominent she should wear strong colours 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of food or its flavour) distinctive and pungent strong cheese 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a solution or drink) containing a large proportion of a particular substance; concentrated a cup of strong coffee strong lager 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of an acid or base) fully ionized into cations and anions in solution; having (respectively) a very low or a very high pH.
- 4. used after a number to indicate the size of a group a hostile crowd several thousands strong
- 5. denoting a class of verbs in Germanic languages that form the past tense and past participle by a change of vowel within the stem rather than by addition of a suffix (e.g. swim, swam, swum).
- 6. relating to or denoting the strongest of the known kinds of force between particles, which acts between nucleons and other hadrons when closer than about 10−13 cm (so binding protons in a nucleus despite the repulsion due to their charge), and which conserves strangeness, parity, and isospin.