简明英汉词典

brink
[briNk]
n.
(峭岸、崖的)边缘

美国传统词典[双解]

brink
brink
AHD:[br1ngk]
D.J.[bri0k]
K.K.[br!0k]
n.(名词)

(1)

The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
边缘:指陡峭或竖直的坡的上部边沿:
the brink of a cliff.
悬崖的边缘

(2)

The margin of land bordering a body of water.
(河、池等的)边沿:与水体毗连的陆地的边缘

(3)

The point at which something is likely to begin; the verge:
始发点:某事可能要发生的界点;界限:
“Time and again the monarchs and statesmen of Europe approached the brink of conflict”(W. Bruce Lincoln)See Synonyms at border
“欧洲的君主和政治家们一次又一次濒临冲突的边缘”(W.布鲁斯·林肯)参见 border

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

probably of Scandinavian origin
可能为 斯堪的纳维亚语源

现代英汉词典

brink
[brINk]
n.

(1)

边;边沿

(2)

边缘

现代英汉综合大辞典

brink
[briNk]
n.

(1)

(河, 海, 峭壁等的)边, 界, 岸

(2)

[喻]濒临; (危险或刺激性事物的)边缘
on the brink of the grave
濒于死亡
a brink-of-war policy
战争边缘政策

继承用法

brink(s)man
n.
奉行战争边缘政策的人

习惯用语

on the brink of
将要, 濒于, 在…的边缘

用法词典

brink
来自中低德语或丹麦语 brink 岸边

美国传统词典

brink
brink
AHD:[br1ngk]
D.J.[bri0k]
K.K.[br!0k]
n.

(1)

The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
the brink of a cliff.

(2)

The margin of land bordering a body of water.

(3)

The point at which something is likely to begin; the verge:
“Time and again the monarchs and statesmen of Europe approached the brink of conflict”(W. Bruce Lincoln)See Synonyms at border

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

probably of Scandinavian origin

英汉船舶大词典

brink
n.缘

朗文英汉综合电脑词典

brink
边侧,边界,边缘

英汉地质大词典

brink
n.河岸,沙丘滑面顶

英汉化学大词典

brink
n.边缘,边涯,岸

英汉海运大词典

brink
边岸边

基本词义

brink
边岸边

英汉计算机大词典

brink
n.边缘(边涯,岸)

英汉建筑大词典

brink
n.边缘,边,界

英汉能源大词典

brink
n.边,缘,涯

英汉心理学大词典

brink
边缘

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