Translation of "trough" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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troughnoun [ C ]

uk /trɒf/ us /trɑːf/

trough noun [ C ] (CONTAINER)

a long, narrow container without a lid that usually holds water or food for farm animals

槽;飲水槽;飼料槽
cows at the feeding trough 在餵食槽吃草的牛

trough noun [ C ] (LOW POINT)

a low point in a regular series of high and low points

低谷;低谷期,蕭條期
Investing small amounts regularly is a good way of smoothing out the peaks and troughs of the stock market. 定期小額投資是均衡股市高峰和低谷的好辦法。

specialized environment (in the study of weather patterns) a long area of low air pressure between two areas of high air pressure

低壓槽,槽形低壓
A trough of low pressure over hilly areas will bring heavy thunderstorms overnight. 丘陵地區上空的低氣壓槽將在一夜之間帶來強雷陣雨。

troughverb

uk /trɒf/ us /trɑːf/ informal

trough verb (EAT)

[ T ] UK to eat something quickly and eagerly, especially in large amounts

大吃;饕餮,狼吞虎嚥(快速而熱切地吃東西,尤指大量地吃)
She was sitting there troughing chocolate. 她坐在那裡大吃巧克力。
trougher
noun [ C ] uk /ˈtrɒf.ər/ us /ˈtrɑː.fɚ/ UK informal

someone who eats a lot of food very quickly

大吃者;饕餮者,狼吞虎嚥的人(非常快地吃大量食物的人)

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