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  1. Narrows

    • IPA[ˈnerōz]

    美式

    • a strait about 2 miles (3.2 km) long connecting upper and lower New York Bay, between Staten Island and Brooklyn.
    • 相關詞
    • adj.
      (especially of something that is considerably longer or higher than it is wide) of small width: he made his way down the narrow road
    • v.
      become or make less wide: the road narrowed and crossed an old bridge the embankment was built to narrow the river
    • n.
      a narrow channel connecting two larger areas of water: a basaltic fang rising from the narrows of the Upper Missouri

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      of small width in relation to length: he made his way down the narrow road
    • v.
      become or make less wide: the road narrowed and crossed an old bridge the Victoria Embankment was built to narrow the river
    • n.
      a narrow channel connecting two larger areas of water: there was a car ferry across the narrows of Loch Long

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    • ph.
      a suspension bridge across New York Bay between Brooklyn and Staten Island, the longest in the ...

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    • ph.
      a suspension bridge across New York harbour between Brooklyn and Staten Island, the longest in ...

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    • plural
      poverty: it was a hard life and they were in narrow circumstances

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    • n.
      a situation in which an accident or other unfortunate incident is only just avoided: passengers had a narrow escape when a mid-air collision was averted after an air force fighter jet came dangerously close

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    • n.
      a railway gauge which is narrower than the standard gauge of 4 ft 81/2 inches (1.435 m).

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    • n.
      a situation in which an accident or other unfortunate incident is barely avoided: he had a narrow escape in the street when part of a nearby house fell down

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    • n.
      money in forms that can be used as a medium of exchange, generally notes, coins, and certain ...

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