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  1. canary

    • IPA[kəˈnerē]

    美式

    • n.
      a mainly African finch with a melodious song, typically having yellowish-green plumage. One kind is popular as a pet bird and has been bred in a variety of colors, especially bright yellow.;a bright yellow color resembling the plumage of a canary
    • noun: canary, plural noun: canaries

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    • 1. a mainly African finch with a melodious song, typically having yellowish-green plumage. One kind is popular as a pet bird and has been bred in a variety of colors, especially bright yellow.
    • 2. a bright yellow color resembling the plumage of a canary villas painted in canary yellow a canary waistcoat
    • 3. historical a sweet wine from the Canary Islands, similar to Madeira.
    • n.
      a tall grass of north-western Africa and the Canary Islands, grown for its seeds which are fed ...

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    • ph.
      a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, off the north-western coast of Africa, forming an ...

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    • n.
      a South American climbing plant related to the nasturtium. It has bright yellow flowers with ...

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    • ph.
      a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, off the northwestern coast of Africa, forming an ...

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    • n.
      a tall grass of northwestern Africa and the Canary Islands, grown for its seeds which are fed ...

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    • ph.
      an early indicator of potential danger or failure

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    • ph.
      an early indicator of potential danger or failure

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    • ph.
      a cold ocean current in the North Atlantic that flows south-westwards from Spain to meet ...

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    • IPA[kəˈnɛːri]

    英式

    • n.
      a mainly African finch with a melodious song, typically having yellowish-green plumage. One ...

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  2. 知識+

    • canary in the coal mine..

      canary in the coal mine? http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-canary-in-a-coal-mine.htm Life for an actual canary...sense, many business and political analysts use the term canary in a coal mine to describe a harbinger of the future...

    • 請問”canary in a mine”是什麼意思?

      礦坑裡的金絲雀(或百靈鳥)canaries非常敏感 能偵測出將發生的各種災難 例如氣爆 水崩 坍塌等 事先發出...

    • 津津自喜的英文

      It looks like that a cat is swallowing a canary. like 在這裡不是動詞是介詞。