Translation of "shower" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ʃaʊər/ us /ˈʃaʊ.ɚ/

shower noun (WASHING DEVICE)

A1 [ C ] a device that releases drops of water through a lot of very small holes and that you stand under to wash your whole body

The shower is broken - you'll have to have a bath. 淋浴器坏了——你得用浴缸洗澡了。
Many British homes have a shower attachment fixed to the bath taps. 英国的许多家庭都在浴缸龙头上安装了淋浴器。
a shower curtain/cap 浴帘/浴帽

A1 [ C ] an acting of washing using a shower

Do I have time to have a shower before we go out? 我们出去之前我还有时间冲个淋浴吗?

A1 [ C ] a place, usually in a bathroom, where a shower is situated

He's in the shower at the moment. Do you want him to call you back? 他现在正在冲澡。让他给你回电话好吗?

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shower noun (RAIN)

B1 [ C ] a short period of rain or snow

showers of rain, hail and sleet 一阵阵的雨、冰雹和雨夹雪
You're soaked! Did you get caught in the shower? 你都湿透了!你赶上那阵雨了吗?
There will be thundery/wintry showers over many parts of the country. 全国大部分地区将有雷阵雨/寒冷的阵雨。
Snow showers are expected at the end of the week. 周末将有阵雪。

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shower noun (MASS)

a shower of sth

a lot of small objects or drops of liquid coming through the air

There was a bang and a shower of sparks. 一声巨响,闪过一片火花。
The pipe burst, sending out a shower of water. 管道爆裂了,喷出一阵水花。

a large amount of something

She received a shower of praise from her colleagues. 她的同事给她爆棚似的赞美。

shower noun (PARTY)

[ C ] US a party held for a woman just before she gets married or gives birth to a child, when she is given presents for her future home or baby

I bought the cutest baby clothes to take to Jacey's baby shower. 我买了最漂亮的婴儿服去参加杰西孩子的送礼会。
We went to my cousin's bridal shower yesterday.


uk /ʃaʊər/ us /ˈʃaʊ.ɚ/

shower verb (FALL)

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to fall down or come out in a shower, or to make something do this

I heard a massive explosion, and seconds later fragments of glass were showering (= falling) down on us. 我听到了巨大的爆炸声,几秒钟后,玻璃碎片纷纷散落在我们身上。
She shook the bottle violently and showered us with champagne. 她用力晃动酒瓶,向我们喷洒香槟。

shower verb (WASH)

B2 [ I ] to take a shower

I shower every morning. 我每天早上都要洗个淋浴。

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