Translation of "skin" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /skɪn/ us /skɪn/


B1 [ C or U ] the natural outer layer that covers a person, animal, fruit, etc.

dark/fair/pale/tanned skin 暗黑/白皙/苍白/棕褐色的皮肤
skin cancer 皮肤癌
Babies have soft skins. 婴儿皮肤柔嫩。
a banana/potato skin 香蕉/马铃薯皮

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skin noun (OUTER COVERING)

[ C or U ] any outer covering

The bullet pierced the skin of the aircraft. 子弹击穿了飞机的外壳。

skin noun (LIQUID)

[ S ] a thin surface that forms on some liquids, such as paint, when they are left in the air, or others, such as heated milk, when they are left to cool


skin noun (COMPUTER)

[ C ] specialized internet & telecoms the pictures, designs, colours, etc. that appear on the screen of a mobile phone or other device and can be changed by the user

Many electronic devices let you create your own skins. 许多电子设备都允许使用者创建个性化的外观界面。
drenched/soaked/wet to the skin

extremely wet

We had no umbrellas so we got soaked to the skin in the pouring rain. 我们没带伞,所以在倾盆大雨中被淋透了。
thin/thick skin

easily/not easily upset by criticism

I don't worry about what he says - I have a very thick skin. 我不在意他说的话——我脸皮非常厚。

skinverb [ T ]

uk /skɪn/ us /skɪn/ -nn-

to remove the skin of something

The hunters skinned the deer they had killed. 猎人们将他们猎杀的鹿剥了皮。
I skinned my knee (= hurt my knee by rubbing skin off it) when I fell down the steps. 我从台阶上摔下来时蹭破了膝盖。


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