Translation of "germ" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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germnoun

uk /dʒɜːm/ us /dʒɝːm/

germ noun (ORGANISM)

C1 [ C usually plural ] a very small organism that causes disease

病菌;細菌
Wash your hands so you don't get germs on the food. 洗洗手,你就不會把細菌弄到食物上了。
Rats and flies spread germs. 老鼠和蒼蠅傳播病菌。

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germ noun (AMOUNT)

germ of sth C2 [ S ]

a small amount, usually one that develops into something large or important

(通常指發展成為巨大或重要事物)的發端,發源,萌芽
He found the germ of an idea in an old newspaper. 他的想法萌生於一份舊報紙。

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