Translation of "deposit" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (LAYER) uk us /dɪˈpɒz.ɪt/ US  /-ˈpɑː.zɪt/

[ C or U ] a substance or layer that is left, usually after a liquid is removed

Decant the wine carefully, so that you leave the deposit in the bottom of the bottle. 將酒小心倒出來,以免把瓶底的沉澱物也倒出來。
In hard-water areas, a chalky deposit often forms in pipes and kettles. 在水質較硬的地區,水管和水壺內常會形成白色沉積物。
The flood left a thick deposit of mud over the entire ground floor of the house. 洪水在整個房子的底層留下了一層厚厚的淤泥。

[ C ] specialized a layer which has formed under the ground, especially over a long period

mineral/oil/coal deposits 礦/油/煤層

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