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  1. nipple

    • IPA[ˈnipəl]

    美式

    • n.
      the small projection in which the mammary ducts of female mammals terminate and from which milk can be secreted.;the corresponding vestigial structure in a male.
    • v.
      provide (something) with a projection like a nipple
    • noun: nipple, plural noun: nipples

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    名詞

    • 1. the small projection in which the mammary ducts of female mammals terminate and from which milk can be secreted.
    • the corresponding vestigial structure in a male.
    • North American the flexible tip of a baby's pacifier or feeding bottle it is crucial to remove the cap or nipple of the baby's bottle before heating
    • 2. a small projection on a device or machine, especially one from which oil, grease, or other fluid is dispensed in small amounts the centralized greasing point comprises a bank of seven nipples
    • a short section of pipe with a screw thread at each end for coupling install a threaded nipple between the valve outlet and the shut-off inlet

    動詞

    • 1. provide (something) with a projection like a nipple rocks nippled with limpets
    • n.
      a small projection on a piece of machinery that is designed to engage with a grease gun: if your machine has grease nipples, use a quality branded grease to lubricate

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the difficulty a baby may experience feeding from the breast after feeding from a bottle: the babies were fed formula by syringe to avoid nipple confusion we were told that using a bottle would lead to nipple confusion

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the difficulty a baby may experience feeding from the breast after feeding from a bottle: the babies were fed formula by syringe to avoid nipple confusion we were told that using a bottle would lead to nipple confusion

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈnɪp(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      the small projection in which the mammary ducts of female mammals terminate and from which milk ...

    Oxford Dictionary