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  1. trunk

    • IPA[trʌŋk]

    英式

    • n.
      the main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots;the main part of an artery, nerve, or other anatomical structure from which smaller branches arise
    • noun: trunk, plural noun: trunks

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots you can tell the age of a tree by the rings inside its trunk long-lived evergreens with their gnarled trunks and roots 同義詞 main stem, bole, stock
    • the main part of an artery, nerve, or other anatomical structure from which smaller branches arise the oral and masticatory region is supplied with at least seven major nerve trunks
    • an enclosed shaft or conduit for cables or ventilation.
    • 2. a person's or animal's body apart from the limbs and head the children had an itchy rash on the trunk and extremities 同義詞 torso, body
    • 3. the elongated, prehensile nose of an elephant an elephant's trunk is so strong and agile, it can push down trees, or pick up a single piece of straw the logo features three Asian elephants raising their trunks as if in welcome 同義詞 proboscis, nose, snout
    • 4. a large box with a hinged lid for storing or transporting clothes and other articles libraries, dusty archives, and old trunks in family attics may eventually provide further material porters' trolleys stacked with well-travelled suitcases and trunks 同義詞 chest, box, storage box, crate, coffer, ... 更多
    • 5. North American an enclosed space at the back of a car for carrying luggage and other goods; a boot he met them at the curb and placed the bags in the trunk 同義詞 luggage compartment, boot