简明英汉词典

die down
v.
变弱, 逐渐停止, 渐渐消失

美国传统词典[双解]

die
die 1
AHD:[do]
D.J.[dai]
K.K.[da!]
v.intr.(不及物动词)
dieddy.ing[do“1ng] dies

(1)

To cease living; become dead; expire.
死:停止生存;死亡;断气

(2)

To cease existing, especially by degrees; fade:
消失,消逝:不再存在,特别是指程度;消失:
The sunlight died in the west.
阳光消失在西面

(3)

To experience an agony or suffering suggestive of that of death:
濒临…的边缘:经历死亡的或联想到死亡的痛苦:
nearly died of embarrassment.
几乎死于窘迫

(4)

Informal To desire something greatly:
【非正式用语】 渴望:非常需要某物:
I am dying for a box of chocolates. She was dying to see the exhibit.
我非常想得到一盒巧克力;她非常想去看展览

(5)

To cease operation; stop:
停止运转:中止操作;停止:
If your vehicle dies, stay with it.
如果你的车开不动了,就等在那儿

(6)

To be destroyed, as in combat:
毁灭:毁灭,如在战斗中毁坏:
could see the remains of two aircraft that had died in the attack.
可以看到在袭击中毁坏的两架飞机

常用词组

die back 【植物学】
To be affected by dieback.
枝叶枯萎:受顶枯病影响

die down
To lose strength; subside:
渐弱,消退:没劲了;平静了:
The winds died down.
风渐渐平息了

die off
To undergo a sudden, sharp decline in population:
相继死亡:种群突然急剧的衰减:
Rabbits were dying off in that county.
在那个地区的兔子相继死亡了,直至灭绝

die out
To cease living completely; become extinct:
灭绝:完全的灭亡;灭绝:
tribes and tribal customs that died out centuries ago.
部落和部落文化在几个世纪前就消灭了

习惯用语

die hard

(1)

To take a long time in passing out of existence:
难断气:需要很长时间才能停止存在:
racial prejudices that die hard.
种族歧视会漫漫消失

(2)

To resist against overwhelming, hopeless odds:
顽固到底:抵制无希望的、可能性很小的条件:
radicalism that dies hard.
顽固的激进分子

语源

(1)

Middle English dien
中古英语 dien

(2)

probably from Old Norse deyja * see dheu- 2
可能源自 古斯堪的纳维亚语 deyja *参见 dheu- 2

基本词义

die
die 2
AHD:[do]
D.J.[dai]
K.K.[da!]
n.(名词)
【复数】 dies或 dice [dos]

(1)

pl. diesA device used for cutting out, forming, or stamping material, especially:
【复数】 dies模具:一种用于切割、模锻或冲压材料的装置,尤指:

(2)

An engraved metal piece used for impressing a design onto a softer metal, as in coining money.
金属模子:一种用于镌刻的金属件,可将设计好的图案压印到较软的金属上,例如压制货币

(3)

One of several component pieces that are fitted into a diestock to cut threads on screws or bolts.
铆头模:一种组成切削螺栓上的板牙板手的部件

(4)

A part on a machine that punches shaped holes in, cuts, or forms sheet metal, cardboard, or other stock.
冲模,铸模:一种机器的一部分,该机器可以对金属板、卡纸或其它粗钢材料进行切削或成形

(5)

A metal block containing small conical holes through which plastic, metal, or other ductile material is extruded or drawn.
金属印模:一种金属块有一个圆锥孔,可挤压或拉伸塑料、金属或其它可拉延材料

(6)

pl. diesArchitecture The dado of a pedestal, especially when cube-shaped.
【复数】 dies【建筑学】 方形墩基:支柱的基座,尤其是立方形支柱

(7)

pl. diceGames
【复数】 dice【游戏】

(8)

A small cube marked on each side with from one to six dots, usually used in pairs in gambling and in various other games.
骰子:一个小的正六面体,每面分割为一副六个点,通常为一对,用于赌博或其它游戏中

(9)

dice (used with a sing. verb)A game of chance using dice.
dice (与单数动词连用)赌骰子:一种使用骰子的概率游戏
v.tr.(及物动词)
dieddie.ingdies
To cut, form, or stamp with or as if with a die.
压模:切削、模锻或冲压或压模

习惯用语

load the dice

(1)

To make an outcome highly probable; predetermine a result:
作可能性大的决定;预测结果:
“These factors merely load the dice, upping the odds that a household will fall into a certain . . . income distribution”(Thomas G. Exter)
“这些因素只是做手脚,是为增加家庭收入分配的有利条件”(托马斯G.埃克斯特)

(2)

To put another at a distinct disadvantage, as through prior maneuver:
事先决定成败:将对方置于明显的劣势,如已先做了手脚:
The dice were loaded against the defendant before the trial.
在审判前已做了手脚以使对被告不利

no dice

(1)

Of no use; futile.
无用的;没有价值的

(2)

Used as a refusal to a request.
不行:用作拒绝要求

the die is cast
The decision has been made and is irrevocable.
木已成舟:已作出决定,无法反悔

语源

(1)

Middle English de [gaming die]
中古英语 de [骰子]

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from Latin datum [from neuter past participle of] dare [to give] * see d?-
源自 拉丁语 datum [] 源自dare的中性过去分词 [给出] *参见 d?-

现代英汉词典

die 1
[daI]
vi.
died, dying

(1)

死;死亡;逝世;辞世
to die of an illness
因病死亡
Every winter some old people die from hypothermia.
每年冬天都有些老人死于体温过低。
To die for the people is a glorious death!
"为人民而死,虽死犹荣。"
The hermit's secret died with him. (喻)
隐士的秘密随着他的死亡而消失了。

(2)

(常与of, from, with连用)中止;结束;消亡
The day is dying in the west.
日薄西山。
My love for you will never die. (喻)
我对你的爱将始终不渝。

(3)

(知识、想法等)淡忘,遗忘

常用词组

die away
逐渐停止,逐渐消失
The noize of the motorcar died away.
摩托车的噪声消失了。

die back
(植物)枝叶枯萎

die down
逐渐减弱,逐渐模糊
"After the excitement of the audience died down, the speaker restarted his speech."
"等听众激动的情绪平息后,演讲人又重新开始演讲。"

die hard
(旧习惯等)难改掉,难消失
Olds habits die hard.
旧习难改。

die off
相继死去
"As the window was still middle-aged, her relatives all died off."
"这个寡妇还在中年时,她的亲属就先后离开了人世。"

die out

(1)

逐渐消失

(2)

灭绝

基本词义

die 2
[daI]
n.

(1)

金属模子

(2)

螺丝模

美国传统词典

die
die 1
AHD:[do]
D.J.[dai]
K.K.[da!]
v.intr.
died, dy.ing[do“1ng] dies

(1)

To cease living; become dead; expire.

(2)

To cease existing, especially by degrees; fade:
The sunlight died in the west.

(3)

To experience an agony or suffering suggestive of that of death:
nearly died of embarrassment.

(4)

Informal To desire something greatly:
I am dying for a box of chocolates. She was dying to see the exhibit.

(5)

To cease operation; stop:
If your vehicle dies, stay with it.

(6)

To be destroyed, as in combat:
could see the remains of two aircraft that had died in the attack.

常用词组

die back Botany
To be affected by dieback.

die down
To lose strength; subside:
The winds died down.

die off
To undergo a sudden, sharp decline in population:
Rabbits were dying off in that county.

die out
To cease living completely; become extinct:
tribes and tribal customs that died out centuries ago.

习惯用语

die hard

(1)

To take a long time in passing out of existence:
racial prejudices that die hard.

(2)

To resist against overwhelming, hopeless odds:
radicalism that dies hard.

语源

(1)

Middle English dien

(2)

probably from Old Norse deyja * see dheu- 2

基本词义

die
die 2
AHD:[do]
D.J.[dai]
K.K.[da!]
n.
pl. diesor dice [dos]

(1)

pl. diesA device used for cutting out, forming, or stamping material, especially:

(2)

An engraved metal piece used for impressing a design onto a softer metal, as in coining money.

(3)

One of several component pieces that are fitted into a diestock to cut threads on screws or bolts.

(4)

A part on a machine that punches shaped holes in, cuts, or forms sheet metal, cardboard, or other stock.

(5)

A metal block containing small conical holes through which plastic, metal, or other ductile material is extruded or drawn.

(6)

pl. diesArchitecture The dado of a pedestal, especially when cube-shaped.

(7)

pl. diceGames

(8)

A small cube marked on each side with from one to six dots, usually used in pairs in gambling and in various other games.

(9)

dice (used with a sing. verb)A game of chance using dice.
v.tr.
died, die.ing, dies
To cut, form, or stamp with or as if with a die.

习惯用语

load the dice

(1)

To make an outcome highly probable; predetermine a result:
“These factors merely load the dice, upping the odds that a household will fall into a certain . . . income distribution”(Thomas G. Exter)

(2)

To put another at a distinct disadvantage, as through prior maneuver:
The dice were loaded against the defendant before the trial.

no dice

(1)

Of no use; futile.

(2)

Used as a refusal to a request.

the die is cast
The decision has been made and is irrevocable.

语源

(1)

Middle English de [gaming die]

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from Latin datum [from neuter past participle of] dare [to give] * see d?-

英汉航海大词典

die down
vt.消逝,渐息

英汉化学大词典

die down
vi.渐渐消失,枯萎

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