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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “hollow”

hollow

adjective (EMPTY)
空的
 
 
/ˈhɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈhɑː.loʊ/
having a hole or empty space inside
空的,空心的
a hollow tube
空心管子
Hollow blocks are used because they are lighter.
使用空心砖是因为它们更轻。
a hollow log
空心的原木
Empty
hollow cheeks/eyes If someone has hollow cheeks or eyes, their cheeks curve in or their eyes look deep in their head because they are old, tired, or ill.
凹陷的面颊/眼窝
Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thinNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
hollowness
 
 
/ˈhɒl.əʊ.nəs/ US  /ˈhɑː.loʊ-/ noun [U]
the hollowness of fame/success
名声/成功的虚浮
Affected and insincereHoles, hollows and dips
(Definition of hollow adjective (EMPTY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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