Translation of "nut" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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nutnoun

uk /nʌt/ us /nʌt/

nut noun (FOOD)

B2 [ C ] the dry fruit of particular trees that grows in a hard shell and can often be eaten

堅果
a Brazil/cashew nut 巴西堅果/腰果
Sprinkle some roasted chopped nuts on top. 往表面撒些烤過的碎果仁。

More examples

  • He cracked (open) the nuts with his hands.
  • "I'm allergic to nuts." "So is my brother."
  • Squirrels store (up) nuts for the winter.
  • Vegans get all the protein they need from nuts, seeds, beans and cereals.
  • These nuts are addictive - I can't stop eating them.

nut noun (METAL OBJECT)

[ C ] a small piece of metal with a hole in it through which you put a bolt

螺母,螺帽
Nuts and bolts are used to hold pieces of machinery together. 螺帽和螺栓用來把機器零件裝拼在一起。

nut noun (PERSON)

[ C ] informal or offensive a person who behaves in a very silly, stupid, or strange way or an offensive term for a person who is mentally ill

瘋子;傻瓜;怪人
What kind of nut would leave a car on a railway track? 哪個瘋子會把車停在鐵軌上?

[ C ] informal someone who is extremely enthusiastic about a particular activity or thing

對…入迷的人
James is a tennis nut - he plays every day. 伊恩是個網球迷——他每天都打網球。
See also

nut noun (HEAD)

[ C ] UK slang a person's head

腦袋
Come on, use your nut (= think clearly)! 好啦,動動你的腦子!

nut noun (MONEY)

[ U ] US informal the amount of money necessary to operate a business or cover your costs

營運經費,開銷
With two houses, three cars and child-support payments, he just couldn't meet his nut, even with a second job. 他有兩棟房子、三輛要保養的車,還要支付孩子的撫養費。開支這樣龐大,儘管他有兩份工作也難以為繼。

nutverb [ T ]

uk /nʌt/ us /nʌt/ UK informal

to hit someone or something with your head

用頭撞
The guy turned round and nutted him. 那人轉過身來,一頭向他撞去。

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