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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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