Translation of "peel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /piːl/ us /piːl/

peel verb (FOOD)

B2 [ T ] to remove the skin of fruit and vegetables

Peel, core, and chop the apples. 把苹果去皮、去核并剁碎。

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peel verb (COVERING)

C2 [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] If a layer or covering peels, it slowly comes off, and if you peel a layer or covering, you remove it slowly and carefully.

We peeled the wallpaper off the walls. 我们把墙纸从墙上揭了下来。
Peel off the backing strip and press the label down firmly. 撕下背垫条,将标签用力下压。
The posters were peeling away from the damp walls. 海报正从潮湿的墙面脱落。
The new paint is already starting to crack and peel. 新漆已经开始出现裂纹并脱落。

peel verb (BODY)

[ I ] If you peel, or part of your body or your skin peels, parts of the top layer of your skin comes off because you are burned from being in the sun.

My back is peeling. 我的后背在蜕皮。

Phrasal verb(s)

peelnoun [ U ]

uk /piːl/ us /piːl/

the skin of fruit and vegetables, especially after it has been removed

apple peel 苹果皮
potato peel 土豆皮
The dessert was decorated with strips of lemon peel. 甜点上装饰了些切成丝状的柠檬皮。
What shall I do with the peel? 这些皮我该如何处理?

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