Translation of "trunk" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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trunknoun

uk /trʌŋk/ us /trʌŋk/

trunk noun (MAIN PART)

B2 [ C ] the thick main stem of a tree, from which its branches grow

樹幹

[ C ] the main part of a person's body, not including the head, legs, or arms

(人體的)軀幹
The statue shows the head, trunk, and arms of an old man. 他的軀幹很結實。

More examples

  • The way that the trunk of a tree divides into smaller and smaller branches and twigs is an approximate fractal pattern.
  • This tree trunk sounds hollow.
  • The biggest obstacle in our way was a tree trunk in the road.
  • He whacked the tree trunk with his stick.
  • This totem pole is carved out of a single tree trunk.

trunk noun (NOSE)

[ C ] the long, tube-shaped nose of an elephant

象鼻

trunk noun (CONTAINER)

[ C ] a large, strong container that is used for storing clothes and personal possessions, often when travelling or going to live in a new place

旅行箱

trunk noun (CAR)

B1 [ C ] US UK boot a covered space at the back of a car, for storing things in

(汽車後部的)行李箱
I always keep a blanket and a toolkit in the trunk for emergencies. 我總是在汽車後備箱裡放一條毯子和一個工具箱以備急用。
Stolen goods were found in the trunk of her car.

trunk noun (CLOTHES)

trunks

UK or old-fashioned US UK also swimming trunks a piece of men's clothing that covers the hips and bottom and the top part of the legs and is worn when swimming

(男式)游泳褲

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