Translation of "hollow" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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hollowadjective

uk /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ us /ˈhɑː.loʊ/

hollow adjective (EMPTY)

C2 having a hole or empty space inside

空的,空心的
a hollow tube 空心管子
Hollow blocks are used because they are lighter. 使用空心磚是因為它們更輕。
a hollow log 空心的原木
hollow cheeks/eyes

If you have hollow cheeks or eyes, your cheeks curve in or your eyes look deep in your head because you are old, tired, or ill.

凹陷的臉頰/眼窩

More examples

  • The hollow glass tank contains hot mercury vapour.
  • The hollow chocolate egg held a diamond ring.
  • If you tap on the wall, you can hear it is hollow behind.

hollow adjective (NOT SINCERE)

C2 (of situations, feelings, or words) without value, or not true or sincere

(局面、情感或言語)無價值的,空洞的,虛偽的
It was something of a hollow victory - she won the case but lost all her savings in legal fees. 這是一個毫無價值的勝利——她贏了訴訟,卻也為此花光了所有積蓄。
Even sex had become a hollow pleasure. 甚至連性都變得無聊乏味,失去了原有的樂趣。
Will their good intentions become realities or are they just hollow promises? 他們的美好願望會變成現實嗎?或者只是空口諾言?

hollow adjective (SOUND)

(of sound) as if made by hitting an empty container

(聲音)空洞的,低沉的
a hollow sound 低沉的聲音
This tree trunk sounds hollow. 這棵樹的樹幹敲起來聲音空洞。

hollownoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ us /ˈhɑː.loʊ/

a hole or empty space in something, or a low area in a surface

坑;洞
The dog found a hollow in the ground to hide in from the wind. 那隻狗在地上發現了一個可以鑽進去避風的洞。

US a valley

山谷
We used to go for long walks in the hollow. 我們以前常去山谷遠足。
Sleepy Hollow 睡穀

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