Translation of "basket" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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basketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɑː.skɪt/ us /ˈbæs.kət/

basket noun [ C ] (CONTAINER)

B1 a light container, often with a handle, that is made of thin strips of wood, metal, or plastic twisted together, used for carrying or storing things

a shopping/picnic basket 购物/野餐篮
a wicker basket 柳条筐
a laundry/clothes basket 洗衣篮

the contents of a basket

We picked lots of strawberries, but we'd eaten half the basket by the time we got home. 我们摘了很多草莓,可到家时就已经吃了半筐。

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basket noun [ C ] (INTERNET)

a place on a website where you collect things you plan to buy from the website

There are four items in your basket. 你的网上购物篮中有四件商品。

basket noun [ C ] (BASKETBALL)

In the game of basketball, a basket is an open net hanging from a metal ring through which the players try to throw the ball to score points for their team, or the successful throwing of the ball through the ring.


basket noun [ C ] (GROUP)

a group of related things

the value of the pound against a basket of world currencies 英镑对世界上其他货币的比值

(Translation of “basket” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)