Translation of "pinprick" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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pinpricknoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈpɪn.prɪk/ us /ˈpɪn.prɪk/

pinprick noun [ C usually plural ] (HOLE/PAIN)

a very small hole in something where a pin or needle has been pushed into it, or a sudden pain where a pin or needle has been pushed into your skin

針刺孔,小孔;(針等物體刺入皮膚時所造成的)刺痛感
There was a pinprick on his arm. 他的臂上有一個針孔。

pinprick noun [ C usually plural ] (SMALL AMOUNT)

a very small amount of something, especially light

極少量(尤指輕的某物)
The darkness was broken by the odd pinprick of light. 奇怪的少許亮光劃破了黑暗。

pinprick noun [ C usually plural ] (PROBLEM)

something that is slightly annoying for a short time

小煩惱
You have to ignore the pinpricks and just get on with the job. 你必須放下那些煩心小事,只管繼續工作。

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

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