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  1. white whale

    • IPA[ˌ(h)wīt ˈ(h)wāl]
    • n.
      another term for beluga;an objective that is relentlessly or obsessively pursued but difficult to achieve
    • noun: white whale, plural noun: white whales

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. another term for beluga
    • 2. North American an objective that is relentlessly or obsessively pursued but difficult to achieve physicists struggled to close in on the Higgs boson—the great white whale of modern science the project had become his white whale