Translation of "hover" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk /ˈhɒv.ər/ us /ˈhɑː.vɚ/

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to stay in one place in the air, usually by moving the wings quickly

A hawk hovered in the sky, waiting to swoop down on its prey. 一隻老鷹在天空中盤旋,要伺機俯衝捕捉獵物。
I heard the noise of a helicopter hovering overhead. 我聽到頭頂上直升機盤旋的聲音。

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to stand somewhere, especially near another person, eagerly or nervously waiting for their attention

A waiter hovered at the table, ready to take our order. 一名侍者守在桌子旁,等著我們點菜。
I could sense him behind me, hovering and building up the courage to ask me a question. 我能感覺到他在我身後猶豫徘徊,想鼓起勇氣問我一個問題。

[ I + prep ] to stay at or near a particular level

Inflation is hovering at three percent. 通貨膨脹率在3%左右徘徊。

[ I + adv/prep, T ] to put the cursor on a computer screen in a particular place without clicking on it:

The link changes to green when the mouse hovers over it.
If you hover the mouse pointer over the entry, the full web address will be displayed.

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