Translation of "peel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] (COVERING) 覆盖物 uk us /piːl/

If a layer or covering peels, it slowly comes off, and if you peel a layer or covering, you remove it slowly and carefully

We peeled the wallpaper off the walls. 我们把墙纸从墙上揭了下来。
Peel off the backing strip and press the label down firmly. 撕下背垫条,将标签用力下压。
The posters were peeling away from the damp walls. 海报正从潮湿的墙面脱落。
The new paint is already starting to crack and peel. 新漆已经开始出现裂纹并脱落。

(Translation of “peel verb (COVERING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)