Translation of "rifle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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riflenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈraɪ.fəl/ us /ˈraɪ.fəl/

a type of gun with a long barrel (= part shaped like a tube), fired from the shoulder and designed to be accurate at long distances


rifleverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈraɪ.fəl/ us /ˈraɪ.fəl/

to search quickly through something, often in order to steal something

The safe had been rifled and the diamonds were gone. 保險櫃被洗劫了,鑽石不翼而飛。
He rifled through the papers on the desk, but couldn't find the photographs. 他把桌上的一堆檔翻了個遍,但是沒有找到照片。

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