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  1. gravel

    • IPA[ˈɡrav(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a loose aggregation of small water-worn or pounded stones.;a mixture of small stones with coarse sand, used for paths and roads and as an aggregate.
    • v.
      cover (an area of ground) with gravel;make (someone) angry or annoyed
    • verb: gravel, 3rd person present: gravels, gerund or present participle: gravelling, past tense: gravelled, past participle: gravelled

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a loose aggregation of small water-worn or pounded stones.
    • a mixture of small stones with coarse sand, used for paths and roads and as an aggregate.
    • a stratum or deposit of gravel.
    • aggregations of crystals formed in the urinary tract.

    動詞

    • 1. cover (an area of ground) with gravel they graveled the road
    • 2. US informal make (someone) angry or annoyed this was a bad strike, and it graveled him to involve himself in it
    • archaic confuse or puzzle (someone) the wisest doctor is graveled by the inquisitiveness of a child