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  1. silent

    • IPA[ˈsʌɪlənt]

    英式

    • adj.
      not making or accompanied by any sound;(of a person) not speaking
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    • adj.
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    • 1. not making or accompanied by any sound:

      the wood was still and silent

    • 2. (of a person) not speaking:

      she fell silent for a moment

    • 3. not expressed aloud:

      a silent prayer

    • 4. (of a letter) written but not pronounced, e.g. b in doubt:

      a silent ‘h’

    • 5. (of a film) without an accompanying soundtrack:

      she appeared in a number of silent films

    • 6. saying or recording nothing on a particular subject:

      the poems are silent on the question of marriage

    • 7. (of a person) not prone to speak much; taciturn:

      I'm the strong, silent type

    • n. a traffic-control device in the form of a raised dome set into a road surface at junctions and on corners to control speed and positioning:

    • they asked that the silent cop at the intersection of Hunter and Macquarie Streets be removed

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    • n. an event at which people dance to music that is transmitted through wireless headphones rather than played over a speaker system:

    • the organizers chose to have a silent disco because it eliminates noise complaints

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    • n. the generation of people born before that of the baby boomers (roughly from the mid 1920s to the mid 1940s), perceived to tend towards conformism or restraint in their outlook and behavior:

    • even when the Silent Generation was young, their motto was “waste not, want not”

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    • n. technology based on wireless communications and sensing devices that permits various business and marketing activities to proceed without direct human intervention, on the basis of communications between tagged products and controlling software.

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    • n. a partner not sharing in the actual work of a firm.

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    • n. a container with a handle and a hinged cover, used for collecting table crumbs or emptying ashtrays.

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    • n. the generation of people born before that of the baby boomers (roughly from the mid 1920s to the mid 1940s), perceived to tend towards conformism or restraint in their outlook and behaviour:

    • even when the Silent Generation was young, their motto was ‘waste not, want not’

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    • n. a partner not sharing in the actual work of a firm.

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    • IPA[ˈsīlənt]

    美式

    • adj.
      not making or accompanied by any sound:
    • the woods were still and silent

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