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  1. marble

    • IPA[ˈmɑːbl]

    英式

    • n.
      a hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white with coloured mottlings or streaks, which may be polished and is used in sculpture and architecture;used figuratively to refer to something with the smoothness, hardness, or colour of marble
    • v.
      stain or streak (something) so that it looks like marble
    • noun: marble, plural noun: marbles

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    名詞

    • 1. a hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white with coloured mottlings or streaks, which may be polished and is used in sculpture and architecture the spotless white marble of the Taj Mahal a marble floor
    • used figuratively to refer to something with the smoothness, hardness, or colour of marble her shoulders were as white as marble
    • a marble sculpture a pair of dramatic marbles showing dogs attacking a buck
    • 2. a small ball of coloured glass or similar material used as a toy.
    • a game in which marbles are rolled along the ground with the aim of hitting those of one's opponent a couple of girls were playing marbles
    • 3. informal one's mental faculties I thought she'd lost her marbles, asking a question like that

    動詞

    • 1. stain or streak (something) so that it looks like marble the stone walls were marbled with moss and lichen
    • n.
      a cake with a mottled appearance, made of light and dark sponge.

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    • n.
      a white marble quarried on Mount Pentelicus near Athens.

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    • n.
      banded calcite or other stone used as a decorative material.

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    • n.
      a hard limestone from Purbeck in Dorset, which is polished and used for decorative parts of ...

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    • n.
      a hard spherical gall which forms on the common oak in response to the developing larva of a ...

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    • n.
      marble having irregular markings said to resemble the outline of ruins.

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    • n.
      a cake with a streaked appearance, made of light and dark (especially chocolate) batter.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      a large arch with three gateways at the north-eastern corner of Hyde Park in London. Designed ...

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    • IPA[ˈmärbəl]

    美式

    • n.
      a hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white with mottlings or streaks of ... the spotless white marble of the Taj Mahal a marble floor
    • v.
      stain or streak (something) so that it looks like variegated marble: the low stone walls were marbled with moss and lichen

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