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  1. yoke

    • IPA[jəʊk]

    英式

    • n.
      a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plough or cart that they are to pull.;used to refer to something regarded as oppressive or restrictive
    • v.
      put a yoke on (a pair of animals); couple or attach with or to a yoke;cause (two people or things) to be joined in a close relationship
    • verb: yoke, 3rd person present: yokes, gerund or present participle: yoking, past tense: yoked, past participle: yoked

    • noun: yoke, plural noun: yokes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plough or cart that they are to pull. 同義詞 harness, collar, coupling, tackle, tack, ... 更多
    • used to refer to something regarded as oppressive or restrictive the yoke of imperialism 同義詞 tyranny, oppression, domination, hegemony, enslavement, ... 更多
    • (in ancient Rome) an arch of three spears representing a yoke, under which a defeated army was made to march.
    • a pair of animals yoked together a yoke of oxen
    • archaic the amount of land that one pair of oxen could plough in a day.
    • 2. a part of a garment that fits over the shoulders and to which the main part of the garment is attached the pinafore fell amply from a short yoke
    • 3. a frame fitting over the neck and shoulders of a person, used for carrying pails or baskets.
    • 4. the crossbar of a rudder.
    • a bar of soft iron between the poles of an electromagnet.
    • 5. North American a control lever in an aircraft.

    動詞

    • 1. put a yoke on (a pair of animals); couple or attach with or to a yoke a plough drawn by a camel and donkey yoked together 同義詞 harness, hitch, hitch up, couple, tether, ... 更多反義詞 unhitch
    • cause (two people or things) to be joined in a close relationship Hong Kong's dollar has been yoked to America's
    • 2. US informal attack, especially by strangling two crackheads yoked this girl
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    • IPA[yōk]

    美式

    • n.
      a wooden crosspiece that is fastened over the necks of two animals and attached to the plow or ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[jəʊk]

    英式

    • n.
      a thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify: how much did that yoke set you back?

    Oxford Dictionary

    • IPA[yōk]

    美式

    • n.
      a thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify: how much did that yoke set you back?

    Oxford American Dictionary