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  1. spur

    • IPA[spəː]

    英式

    • n.
      a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider's heel and used for urging a horse forward.;a horny spike on the back of the leg of a cock or male game bird, used in fighting.
    • v.
      urge (a horse) forward by digging one's spurs into its sides;give an incentive or encouragement to (someone)
    • noun: spur, plural noun: spurs

    • verb: spur, 3rd person present: spurs, gerund or present participle: spurring, past tense: spurred, past participle: spurred

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider's heel and used for urging a horse forward.
    • 2. a horny spike on the back of the leg of a cock or male game bird, used in fighting.
    • 3. a steel point fastened to the leg of a gamecock.
    • 4. a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive:

      wars act as a spur to practical invention

    • 5. a projection from a mountain or mountain range:

      it's an easy walk up the spur that leads to the summit

    • 6. a short branch road or railway line.
    • 7. a slender tubular projection from the base of a flower, e.g. a honeysuckle or orchid, typically containing nectar.
    • 8. a short fruit-bearing side shoot.
    • 9. a short pointed growth or process on a part of the body.
    • 10. a small, single-pointed support for ceramic ware in a kiln.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. urge (a horse) forward by digging one's spurs into its sides:

      she spurred her horse towards the hedge

    • 2. give an incentive or encouragement to (someone):

      her sons' passion for computer games spurred her on to set up a software business

    • 3. promote the development of; stimulate:

      governments cut interest rates to spur demand

    • 4. prune in (a side shoot of a plant) so as to form a spur close to the stem:

      spur back the lateral shoots

    • adj. (of a rider or their boots) having a spiked device on the heels for urging a horse forward:

    • two young men appeared booted and spurred

      the clank of spurred boots

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    • adj. (of a rider or their boots) having a spiked device on the heels for urging a horse forward:

    • two young men appeared booted and spurred

      the clank of spurred boots

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    • n. a gold coin worth fifteen shillings, made chiefly in the reign of James I and bearing a representation of a sun with rays.

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    • n. a gearwheel with teeth projecting parallel to the wheel's axis.

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    • n. a large white-spotted grey dogfish with venomous spines in front of the dorsal fins. It occurs in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean, often in large shoals.

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    • n. another term for spur gear

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    • n. another term for spur gear

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    • n. a gearwheel with teeth projecting parallel to the wheel's axis.

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    美式

    • n.
      a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider's heel and used for urging a horse forward.
    • v.
      urge (a horse) forward by digging one's spurs into its sides:
    • she spurred her horse towards the hedge

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  2. 知識+

    • Spur(s)在隊伍命名上的意思?

      Spurs 馬刺 and Hot Spurs 熱馬刺. When you go horseback riding, you kick the horse with spurs so that it (horse) will run faster.

    • j喜蝦咪意鼠

      ...court losing streak to San Antonio with a 89-81 win over the Spurs on Tuesday night. ... 拜二晚上以89-81的分數勝過 Spurs 的球賽...

    • Whether friendship or love. I

      ... friendship or love. I want a life, not a spur of the moment. 不論是交朋友還是談戀愛, 我要的是常態的... by a sudden idea; out of a whim seizure 而a spur of the moment基本上是個名詞, 譯為一時的刺激或衝動(過...