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  1. gutter

    • IPA[ˈɡədər]

    美式

    • n.
      a shallow trough fixed beneath the edge of a roof for carrying off rainwater.;a channel at the side of a street for carrying off rainwater.
    • v.
      (of a candle or flame) flicker and burn unsteadily;channel or furrow with something such as streams or tears
    • verb: gutter, 3rd person present: gutters, gerund or present participle: guttering, past tense: guttered, past participle: guttered

    • noun: gutter, plural noun: gutters

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a shallow trough fixed beneath the edge of a roof for carrying off rainwater.
    • a channel at the side of a street for carrying off rainwater.
    • used to refer to a poor or squalid background or environment only moneyed privilege had kept him out of the gutter
    • technical a groove or channel for flowing liquid.
    • a channel on either side of a lane in a bowling alley.
    • 2. the blank space between facing pages of a book or between adjacent columns of type or stamps in a sheet.

    動詞

    • 1. (of a candle or flame) flicker and burn unsteadily the candles had almost guttered out
    • 2. archaic channel or furrow with something such as streams or tears my cheeks are guttered with tears
    • stream down the raindrops gutter down her visage