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consume

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[kənˈsum]


【释义】

基本释义 vt. 消耗

常考释义 vt. 消耗

【变形】

现在分词:cosuming    第三人称单数:consumes    过去式:consumed    过去分词:consumed    现在分词:consuming    

vt. 消耗,消费;耗尽;用掉

【语块】

propensity to consume

【TPO例句】

1. APS digestion uses anaerobic bacteria, ones that thrive in the absence of oxygen, to consume, to break down organic material. (TPO34-L2)

APS消化用在缺氧情况下存活的厌氧细菌,去消耗,去分解有机物质。

2. Largely it is consumed by plant life through photosynthesis. (TPO40-L3)

大部分是被植物通过光合作用消耗掉。

3. About a third of the coffee consumed worldwide is produced in Brazil. (TPO45-C2)

大约三分之一的全球咖啡消费是在巴西生产的。

4. Now, many organisms live on the energy they derive from consuming cellulose, like many species of bacteria or cows and goats. (TPO39-L4)

很多有机体靠消化纤维素产生的能量而生存,就像是很多种类的细菌或者母牛和山羊一样。

5. One question deals with the effects that Bt plants have on nontarget organisms such as beneficial insects, worms, and birds that consume the genetically engineered crop. (TPO38-P3)

其中一个问题是,抗虫作物对于非目标生物体,例如吃了转基因作物的有益的昆虫、蠕虫和鸟类会产生什么影响。

6. An adult grasshopper can consume a large corolla, about 2.5 inches long, in an hour. (TPO34-P3)

一个成年草蜢可以在不到一个小时消耗一个2.5英寸的大型花冠。

7. To keep 40 people alive that winter,they consumed approximately 150 elk and 20 deer. (TPO4-P1)

为了让40人在冬天里存活,他们消耗了150只麋鹿和20只小鹿。

8. An adult grasshopper can consume a large corolla, about 2.5 inches long, in an hour. (TPO34-P3)

一个成年草蜢可以在不到一个小时消耗一个2.5英寸的大型花冠。

9. Largely it is consumed by plant life through photosynthesis. (TPO40-L3)

大部分是被植物通过光合作用消耗掉。

10. A positive side effect of this approach is that it accelerates the digestion of the prey consumed overnight, thus also accelerating growth. (TPO40-P3)

这种方法的一个积极的副作用是,它加速了夜间食用的猎物的消化,从而加速蟾蜍的生长。

11. About a third of the coffee consumed worldwide is produced in Brazil.(TPO45-C2)

大约三分之一的全球咖啡消费是在巴西生产的。

12. Much of the increased production was consumed by Great Britain’s burgeoning population.(TPO49-P3)

大部分增加的产量被英国增长的人口所消耗。

13. One question deals with the effects that Bt plants have on nontarget organisms such as beneficial insects, worms, and birds that consume the genetically engineered crop. (TPO38-P3)

其中一个问题是,抗虫作物对于非目标生物体,例如吃了转基因作物的有益的昆虫、蠕虫和鸟类会产生什么影响。

vt. 浪费,滥用;挥霍

【TPO例句】

1. Importing the grain, which would have been expensive and time consuming for the Dutch to have produced themselves, kept the price of grain low and thus stimulated individual demand for other foodstuffs and consumer goods.(TPO23-P2)

荷兰人自己生产这些粮食昂贵又费时,进口粮食使得现在粮食的价格保持在低位,因而刺激了个人对其他食物和消费品的需求。

2. Yawning is distracting, consumes energy and takes time. (TPO18-P2)

打哈欠是分散精力的,费时又耗力。

vt. 使全神贯注,使专心于;使入迷;使充满

vi. 耗尽生命,消亡;憔悴而死;枯萎