Translation of "arm" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɑːm/ us /ɑːrm/

arm noun (BODY PART)

A1 [ C ] either of the two long parts of the upper body that are attached to the shoulders and have the hands at the end

My arms ache from carrying this bag. 提這個袋子累得我胳膊疼。
She put/threw her arms round me and gave me a hug. 她伸出雙臂擁抱我。
He took/held her in his arms (= held her closely). 他把她摟進懷中。
Bill arrived at the party with his new girlfriend on his arm (= her hand resting on his arm). 比爾挽著新女友一起來到聚會上。

C2 [ C ] The arm of a piece of clothing or furniture is a part of it that you put your arm in or on.

the arm of a jacket 夾克袖子
the arm of a chair 椅子扶手
arm in arm

C2 When two people are arm in arm, they both have one arm bent at the elbow and passing around and supporting, or being supported by, the arm of the other person.

We walked arm in arm along the river bank. 我們臂挽著臂沿著河岸漫步。

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arm noun (WEAPONS)

arms [ plural ]

weapons and equipment used to kill and injure people

They have been charged with supplying arms to the guerrillas. 他們被指控向遊擊隊提供軍火。
An arms cache was discovered in South Wales. 在南威爾士發現了一個秘密軍火庫。
The minister has called on the terrorists to lay down their arms (= stop fighting). 部長要求恐怖分子放下武器。
They are willing to take up arms (= prepare to fight) (against the government) if they have to. 在必要時,他們會隨時拿起武器(對抗政府)。

arm noun (OF LAND/WATER)

[ C ] An arm of land or water is a long, thin part of it that is joined to a larger area.



[ C ] An arm of an organization is a part of it that is responsible for a particular activity or place.

The British company is one arm of a large multinational. 這家英國公司是一家龐大的跨國公司的分部。


uk /ɑːm/ us /ɑːrm/

[ I or T ] to provide yourself or others with a weapon or weapons

Nobody knows who is arming the terrorists. 沒有人知道誰在給這些恐怖分子提供武器裝備。
I armed myself with a baseball bat and went to investigate the noise. 我抄起了一根棒球棒,走過去看看是甚麼發出的聲響。
They are currently arming for war. 他們正在武裝起來,為戰爭做準備。

C2 [ T ] to provide yourself or others with equipment or knowledge in order to complete a particular task

She armed herself for the interview by finding out all she could about the company in advance. 為準備面試,她事先盡其所能地瞭解了那家公司的情況。
I went to the meeting armed with the relevant facts and figures. 去開會時,我準備好了有關的資料數據。

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