Translation of "blind" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

blind

adjective uk /blaɪnd/ us /blaɪnd/
SIGHT 視力

B1 unable to see

瞎的,盲的,失明的
She's been blind since birth. 她天生失明。
He started to go (= become) blind in his sixties. 他在60多歲時失明了。
EXTREME

used to describe an extreme feeling that happens without thought or reason

盲目的
blind anger/faith/prejudice 無名怒火/盲目信任/盲目的偏見
He was blind with fury (= so angry that he could not behave reasonably). 他暴跳如雷,喪失了理智。
NOT CONSCIOUS 盲目
be blind to sth

C2 to not be conscious of something or to refuse to notice something that is obvious to others

沒有注意到…;對…視而不見
She seems blind to his faults. 她似乎對他的缺點視而不見。
CORNER, etc.

that a driver cannot see or cannot see around:

The accident happened on a blind bend.
TEST/STUDY

used to refer to a scientific test in which either the people being tested or the person testing them, or both, do not know what is being tested:

In blind trials, users who were given both drugs orally were unable to distinguish between the effects of heroin and methadone.
blindness noun [ U ] uk /ˈblaɪnd.nəs/ us /ˈblaɪnd.nəs/
verb [ T ] uk /blaɪnd/ us /blaɪnd/
DAMAGE SIGHT 失明

to make someone unable to see, permanently or for a short time

使變瞎;使失明
She was blinded in an accident at an early age. 她早年在一次事故中失明了。
As I turned the corner the sun blinded me, so I didn't see the other car. 轉彎時陽光太刺眼,所以我沒有看見另外那輛車。
CAUSE TO IGNORE 盲目

to make someone unable to notice or understand something

蒙蔽;使無辨別力
We shouldn't let our prejudices blind us to the facts of the situation. 我們一定不能讓偏見蒙蔽自己而看不清實際形勢。
noun uk /blaɪnd/ us /blaɪnd/
WINDOW 窗戶

[ C ] US also shade a cover for a window made of a single piece or strips of cloth, paper, or plastic that is pulled up or down by a string

百葉窗;窗簾
a Venetian blind 軟百葉窗
SIGHT 視力
the blind C1 [ plural ]

people who are unable to see

盲人
She trains dogs for the blind. 她為盲人訓練導盲犬。
FOR WATCHING BIRDS/ANIMALS

[ C ] US UK hide a place where people can watch wild animals or birds without being noticed by them

(可以觀察野獸或鳥類的)隱藏處,躲藏處
adverb

If something or someone is tested blind, either the people being tested or the person testing them, or both, do not know what is being tested.

be flying blind

to be flying an aircraft somewhere without being able to see where you are going:

to be doing something without having any experience of doing it before or without having important information about what you are doing:

They are flying blind on this issue because they have no idea of the extent of the problem.

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