Translation of "spasm" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] uk us /ˈspæz.əm/

when a muscle suddenly and uncontrollably becomes tighter

a muscle/muscular spasm 肌肉抽搐
mainly UK My leg suddenly went into spasm. 我的腿突然抽筋了。
spasm of sth

a short period of something, especially something uncontrollable

a spasm of guilt/coughing/laughing 一阵内疚/咳嗽/大笑

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