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  1. curb

    • IPA[kərb]

    美式

    • n.
      a stone or concrete edging to a street or path.;a check or restraint on something
    • v.
      restrain or keep in check;restrain (a horse) by means of a curb
    • verb: curb, 3rd person present: curbs, gerund or present participle: curbing, past tense: curbed, past participle: curbed

    • noun: kerb, plural noun: kerbs

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. North American a stone or concrete edging to a street or path.
    • 2. a check or restraint on something curbs on the powers of labor unions
    • 3. a type of bit that is widely used in western riding. In English riding it is usually only used with a snaffle as part of a double bridle.
    • 4. a swelling on the back of a horse's hock, caused by spraining a ligament.

    動詞

    • 1. restrain or keep in check she promised she would curb her temper
    • restrain (a horse) by means of a curb both men were instinctively curbing their horses
    • 2. US lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate, in order to avoid soiling buildings, sidewalks, etc.