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  1. scuttle

    • IPA[ˈskədl]

    美式

    • v.
      sink (one's own ship) deliberately by holing it or opening its seacocks to let water in.;deliberately cause (a plan) to fail
    • n.
      an opening with a lid in a ship's deck or side
    • verb: scuttle, 3rd person present: scuttles, gerund or present participle: scuttling, past tense: scuttled, past participle: scuttled

    • noun: scuttle, plural noun: scuttles

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. sink (one's own ship) deliberately by holing it or opening its seacocks to let water in.
    • deliberately cause (a plan) to fail some of the stockholders are threatening to scuttle the deal

    名詞

    • 1. an opening with a lid in a ship's deck or side a shaft of sunlight blazed through the cabin scuttle