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  • 1 height

    height height noun ›› MEASUREMENT 量度 1. [U, C] the measurement of how tall a person or thing is • (人或物的)身高,高度:
    »Height: 210 mm. Width: 57 mm. Length: 170 mm.
    高:210 毫米;宽:57 毫米;长:170 毫米。
    »Please state your height and weight.
    请说明身高和体重。
    »It is almost 2 metres in height.
    它差不多有 2 米高。
    »She is the same height as her sister.
    她和她姐姐一样高。
    »to be of medium / average height
    »You can adjust the height of the chair.
    你可以调节椅子的高度。
    »The table is available in several different heights.
    这款桌子有几种不同的高度供选择。
    ›› BEING TALL 高 2. the quality of being tall or high • 高:
    »She worries about her height (= that she is too tall).
    她为个子太高而烦恼。
    »The height of the mountain did not discourage them.
    山高并没有使他们泄气。
    ›› DISTANCE ABOVE GROUND 高度 3. [C, U] a particular distance above the ground • 高度:
    »The plane flew at a height of 3 000 metres.
    飞机在 3 000 米的高空飞行。
    »The stone was dropped from a great height.
    那块石头是从很高的地方掉落下来的。
    »The aircraft was gaining height.
    飞机在爬高。
    »to be at shoulder / chest / waist height
    齐肩/胸 / 腰高
    ›› HIGH PLACE 高处 4. [C, usually pl.] (often used in names 常用于名称) a high place or position • 高地;高处;高位:
    »Brooklyn Heights
    »He doesnˈt have a head for heights (= is afraid of high places).
    他惧高。
    »a fear of heights
    »We looked out over the city from the heights of Edinburgh Castle.
    我们从爱丁堡城堡所在的高处俯视整个城市。
    »The pattern of the ancient fields is clearly visible from a height.
    古战场的布局从高处清晰可见。
    ›› STRONGEST POINT / LEVEL 最强点;最高水平 5. [sing.] the point when sth is at its best or strongest • 最佳点;最强点;顶点:
    »He is at the height of his career.
    他正处于事业的巅峰。
    »She is still at the height of her powers.
    她仍然处于最佳状态。
    »I wouldnˈt go there in the height of summer.
    我不会在盛夏时节去那里的。
    »The fire reached its height around 2 a.m.
    大火在半夜两点钟左右烧得最猛。
    »The crisis was at its height in May.
    危机在五月份到了最严重的关头。
    6. heights [pl.] a better or greater level of sth; a situation where sth is very good • 更好;更高水平;极佳状况:
    »Their success had reached new heights.
    他们的成就达到新高水平。
    »She dreamed of reaching the dizzy heights of stardom.
    她梦想达到超级巨星的地位。
    ›› EXTREME EXAMPLE 极端例子 7. [sing.] height of sth an extreme example of a particular quality • 极端;极度:
    »It would be the height of folly (= very stupid) to change course now.
    现在改变方向可谓愚蠢至极。
    »She was dressed in the height of fashion.
    她穿着最时髦的衣服。
    【IDIOMS】 draw yourself up / rise to your full ˈheight • to stand straight and tall in order to show your determination or high status • 昂首挺胸地站立(以示决心或地位高) --› more at [u]dizzy
    * * *
    [hait]
    n. 高度, 海拔, 高地(常用複數), 頂點

    English-Chinese dictionary > height

  • 2 height

    [haɪt] 1. n
    1) c / u [of person, tree, building] 高度 [gāodù]
    2) c (altitude) 高处 [gāochù]
    2. heights; n pl
    (altitude) 高 [gāo]; (high ground) 高地 [gāodì]

    * of average/medium height — 平均/中等高度

    * what height are you? — 你有多高?

    * the cliff is 100m in height — 悬崖有100米高

    * to gain/lose height — 升高/降低高度

    * flying at a height of 5000 m — 在5000米的高空飞行

    * at knee/waist/shoulder height — 齐膝盖/腰/肩膀

    * from a (great) height — 从(很)高处

    * at the height of the summer — 在盛夏之际

    * a writer at the height of his powers — 一名处于巅峰状态的作家

    * it is the height of fashion/good taste — 那是最时髦/最有品位的

    * at its height,... — 在鼎盛时期,...

    English-Chinese new dictionary > height

  • 3 height

    [hæit]
    1) (the distance from the bottom to the top of something: What is the height of this building?; He is 1.75 metres in height.) 高度
    2) (the highest, greatest, strongest etc point: He is at the height of his career; The storm was at its height.) 頂點
    3) (the peak or extreme: dressed in the height of fashion; His actions were the height of folly.) 絕頂
    4) (a high place: We looked down from the heights at the valley beneath us.) 高地

    English-Chinese(Traditional) Dictionary > height

  • 4 height

    高度,垂直[H,HT]

    English-Chinese computer dictionary > height

  • 5 height

    高度

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > height

  • 6 height

    高度

    English-Chinese machine dictionary (英汉机械大词典) > height

  • 7 height

    n.高度,顶点

    English-Chinese dictionary of mining (英汉矿业大词典) > height

  • 8 height

    高[度]

    Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary > height

  • 9 高,高度,顶点

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 高,高度,顶点

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