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  1. invention

    • KK[ɪnˋvɛnʃən]
    • DJ[inˋvenʃən]

    美式

    • n.
      發明,創造[U];發明物,創作品[C]
    • 名詞複數:inventions

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. 發明,創造[U] No one person can take credit for the invention of writing. 沒有一個人可以說是他單獨發明了寫字。
    • 2. 發明物,創作品[C] The machine was his own invention. 這臺機器是他自己發明的。
    • 3. 創造力,發明才能[U] An author must have invention to think up new ideas for stories. 作家必須具有為故事構思新意的創造力。
    • 4. 捏造,虛構[C][U] That rumor was the old gossip's own invention. 那個謠言是那個愛說閒話的老傢伙自己編出來的。