简明英汉词典

dwarf
[dwC:f]
n.
矮子, 侏儒
v.
(使)变矮小

美国传统词典[双解]

dwarf
dwarf
AHD:[dw?rf]
D.J.[dw%8rf]
K.K.[dw%rf]
n.(名词)
【复数】 dwarfs或 dwarves [dw?rvz]

(1)

An abnormally small person, often having limbs and features not properly proportioned or formed.
侏儒:发育不正常身材矮小的人,常表现出四肢比例不协调

(2)

An atypically small animal or plant.
矮小生物:不正常矮小的动物或植物

(3)

A small creature resembling a human being, often ugly, appearing in legends and fairy tales.
丑矮子:一种多半丑陋似人形的生物,多出现在传说或童话中

(4)

A dwarf star.
矮星
n.attributive.(定语名词)
Often used to modify another noun:
常用于修饰另一名词:
a dwarf tree; dwarf shrubbery.
一株矮树;矮灌木丛
v.(动词)
dwarfeddwarf.ingdwarfs
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To check the natural growth or development of; stunt:
停止发育:中止自然生长和发展;发育不全:
“The oaks were dwarfed from lack of moisture”(John Steinbeck)
“因缺乏水分,栎树停止生长”(约翰·斯坦贝克)

(2)

To cause to appear small by comparison:
使显矮小:通过比较使显得矮小:
“Together these two big men dwarfed the tiny Broadway office”(Saul Bellow)
“两位彪形大汉挤得这百老汇街的办公室更显矮小”(索尔·贝洛)
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To become stunted or grow smaller.
变矮:发育不全而变得矮小或侏儒

语源

(1)

Middle English dwerf
中古英语 dwerf

(2)

from Old English dweorh
源自 古英语 dweorh

继承用法

dwarfish
adj.(形容词)

dwarfishness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

dwarf
[dwC:f]
n.

(1)

侏儒;矮小的植物,矮小的动物

(2)

童话中的小矮人

词性变化

dwarf
vt.

(1)

阻碍发育;使矮小

(2)

相形之下使矮小
He dwarfs other dramatists.
他使其他剧作家相形见绌。

现代英汉综合大辞典

dwarf
[dwC:f]
n.

(1)

矮子; 矮小的动物[植物]

(2)

(北欧神话中)(善于做金属小工艺品的)矮神

(3)

(=dwarf star)【天】矮星

词性变化

dwarf
[dwC:f]
adj.
矮小的
vt.

(1)

使矮小;阻碍发育

(2)

使相形见绌
His children were dwarfed by insufficient food.
他的儿女因营养不良而发育不全。

dwarf
[dwC:f]
vi.
变短小

继承用法

dwarf-shoot
n.
矮缩枝, 短枝

dwarfish
[`dwR:fIF]
adj.
比较矮小的

dwarfism
[`dwR:fIzEm]
n.

(1)

【植】矮态

(2)

矮小

(3)

侏儒症

特殊用法

achondroplastic dwarf
软骨营养障碍性矮小

ateleiotic dwarf
发育不全性侏儒

chondrodystrophic dwarf
软骨营养障碍性侏儒

curly dwarf
卷缩病

hypoplastic dwarf
发育不全性侏儒

maize streaked dwarf
玉米萎缩病

position light dwarf
矮型位灯信号; 矮型位灯信号机

shunting dwarf
矮型调车信号; 矮型调车信号机

three-aspect dwarf
矮型三示象信号; 矮型三示象信号机

参考词汇
dwarf     midget    
都含“矮人”的意思。

(1)

dwarf指:“由于发育不全而身材矮小或呈畸形, 但头部则与正常人相等或较大者”, 如:
Their son is adwarf.
他们的儿子是个矮子。

(2)

midget 指:“身材矮小而其他部分正常的人”, 如:
midgets in the circus
马戏团中的矮人。
giant    

英文相关词典

dwarf
midget    runt    shrimp    giant    

[七国语言]英汉地理大词典

dwarf
矮小, 矮型

[七国语言]英汉生物学大词典

dwarf
侏儒

[七国语言]英汉物理大词典

dwarf
矮星

[七国语言]英汉医学大词典

dwarf
矮子, 侏儒

美国传统词典

dwarf
dwarf
AHD:[dw?rf]
D.J.[dw%8rf]
K.K.[dw%rf]
n.
pl. dwarfsor dwarves [dw?rvz]

(1)

An abnormally small person, often having limbs and features not properly proportioned or formed.

(2)

An atypically small animal or plant.

(3)

A small creature resembling a human being, often ugly, appearing in legends and fairy tales.

(4)

A dwarf star.
n.attributive.
Often used to modify another noun:
a dwarf tree; dwarf shrubbery.
v.
dwarfed, dwarf.ing, dwarfs
v.tr.

(1)

To check the natural growth or development of; stunt:
“The oaks were dwarfed from lack of moisture”(John Steinbeck)

(2)

To cause to appear small by comparison:
“Together these two big men dwarfed the tiny Broadway office”(Saul Bellow)
v.intr.
To become stunted or grow smaller.

语源

(1)

Middle English dwerf

(2)

from Old English dweorh

继承用法

dwarfish
adj.

dwarfishness
n.

英汉环境大词典

dwarf
n.矮生的,萎缩病,侏儒

英汉航空大词典

dwarf
n.矮星

英汉化学大词典

dwarf
n.矮子;adj.变矮小,矮小的

英汉海运大词典

dwarf
矮小的植物或动物

英汉计算机大词典

dwarf
n.矮子;adj.变矮小

英汉建筑大词典

dwarf
n.矮子

英汉水利大词典

dwarf
n.侏儒,矮小动物,矮小植物

英汉心理学大词典

dwarf
侏儒

英汉医学大词典

dwarf
n.矮人;n.矮人,侏儒

英汉中医大词典

dwarf
n.侏儒,矮人,矮子

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