Translation of "germ" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

germ

noun (AMOUNT) 數量 uk us /dʒɜːm/ US  /dʒɝːm/
germ of sth [ S ]

a small amount, usually one which 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 noun (AMOUNT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)