Translation of "dip" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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dipverb

uk /dɪp/ us /dɪp/ -pp-

dip verb (PUT INTO LIQUID)

B2 [ T ] to put something into a liquid for a short time

涮,浸,蘸
Dip the fish in the batter, then drop it into the hot oil. 先把魚在麵糊中浸一下,然後再放進熱油中。
She dipped her toe into the pool to see how cold it was. 她把腳趾伸到水塘裡試試水有多涼。

[ T ] to put sheep for a short time into a container of liquid containing chemicals that kill harmful insects on the sheep's bodies

給(羊)洗藥浴(以殺死身上的害蟲)

More examples

  • She dipped the material into the dye.
  • The girls sat at the edge of the pool and dipped their toes into the water.
  • Dad likes to dip his toast into his soup.
  • He dipped the nib of the pen into the ink before starting to write.
  • The cat dipped its paw into the goldfish bowl, but quickly pulled it out again.

dip verb (DROP)

B2 [ I ] to go down to a lower level

下降,下落
As you turn the corner, the road dips suddenly. 轉過那個街角,路陡然下降。
The sun dipped below the horizon. 太陽落到了地平線以下。
House prices dipped in the first three months of the year. 今年前三個月房價下跌了。

[ T ] UK to make the beam from the lights at the front of a vehicle point down

使(車輛前燈)向下照,把(前燈)調為近光
You'll dazzle oncoming drivers if you don't dip your headlights. 如果不使用近光燈就會讓迎面而來的司機感到晃眼。

dipnoun

uk /dɪp/ us /dɪp/

dip noun (LIQUID)

[ C or U ] a cold, thick sauce that you eat by dipping pieces of uncooked vegetable or biscuits, etc. into it

(蘸著吃的)調味醬

[ C usually singular ] a quick swim

(短時間的)游泳
a dip in the sea/pool 在海水/水池裡遊一會兒

[ C or U ] a special liquid used for cleaning, etc.

洗滌液,清洗液
a silver dip 銀器清洗液
sheep dip 羊用浴液

dip noun (DROP)

[ C usually singular ] a part of something that is at a lower level or a movement to a lower level

凹陷處或斜坡,往下的移動
a dip in the road 路面凹陷
a sudden dip in temperature 溫度驟降

dip noun (QUICK LOOK)

[ C usually singular ] a short time spent considering a subject

涉獵,瞭解
We begin our dip into local history by examining the town's origins. 我們開始透過研究這座城鎮的起源來瞭解當地的歷史。

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