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  1. shroud

    • IPA[SHroud]

    美式

    • n.
      a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial;a protective casing or cover
    • v.
      wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial;cover or envelop so as to conceal from view
    • noun: shroud, plural noun: shrouds

    • verb: shroud, 3rd person present: shrouds, gerund or present participle: shrouding, past tense: shrouded, past participle: shrouded

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    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial:

      he was buried in a linen shroud

    • 2. a protective casing or cover:

      the trigger shroud prevents snagging on clothing

    • 3. a thing that envelops or obscures something:

      a shroud of mist

      they operate behind a shroud of secrecy

    • 4. a set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging of a sailing vessel and supporting the mast from the sides.
    • 5. each of the lines joining the canopy of a parachute to the harness.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial:

      the body was washed and shrouded

    • 2. cover or envelop so as to conceal from view:

      mountains shrouded by cloud

      the mystery that shrouds the origins of the universe

    • adj. (of rope) made of four strands laid right-handed on a core.

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    • adj. (of rope) made of four strands laid right-handed, typically around a core, used especially on yachts.

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    • n. (especially in the context of healthcare funding) the practice of focusing on the potentially negative effects of a particular policy in order to influence public opinion:

    • he accused Labour councils of shroud-waving over spending cuts

      the government's shroud-waving critics

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    • ph. a relic, preserved at Turin since 1578, venerated as the winding sheet in which Christ's body was wrapped for burial. It bears the apparent imprint of the front and back of a human body as well as markings that correspond to the traditional stigmata. Scientific tests carried out in 1988 dated the shroud to the 13th–14th centuries.

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    • ph. a relic, preserved at Turin since 1578, venerated as the winding sheet in which Christ's body was wrapped for burial. It bears the imprint of the front and back of a human body as well as markings that correspond to the traditional stigmata. Scientific tests carried out in 1988 dated the shroud to the 13th–14th centuries.

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    • IPA[ʃraʊd]

    英式

    • n.
      a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial:
    • he was buried in a linen shroud
    • v.
      wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial:
    • the body was washed and shrouded

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