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hover

verb     /ˈhɒv.ər/ US  /ˈhɑː.vɚ/
[I usually + adv/prep] to stay in one place in the air, usually by moving the wings quickly 盘旋;翱翔;悬停 A hawk hovered in the sky, waiting to swoop down on its prey. 一只老鹰在天空中盘旋,要伺机俯冲捕捉猎物。 I heard the noise of a helicopter hovering overhead. 我听到头顶上直升飞机盘旋的声音。 Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraftWaitingStaying and remaining
[I usually + adv/prep] to stand somewhere, especially near another person, eagerly or nervously waiting for their attention 徘徊;守候 A waiter hovered at the table, ready to take our order. 一名侍者守在桌子旁,等着我们点菜。 I could sense him behind me, hovering and building up the courage to ask me a question. 我能感觉到他在我身后犹豫徘徊,想鼓起勇气问我一个问题。 Animal (non-human) behaviourOrnithology and bird-watchingMovement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft
[I + adv/prep] to stay at or near a particular level (在某一水平附近)徘徊 Inflation is hovering at 3%. 通货膨胀率在3%左右徘徊。 Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
(Definition of hover from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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