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zenith

TPO词频:3次
zenith

[ˈzinɪθ]


【释义】

基本释义 n. 顶峰

常考释义 n.天顶

【变形】

复数:zeniths    

n. 天顶【天文】

【TPO例句】

1. One important way the Polynesians had for orienting themselves was by using Zenith stars. (TPO14-L3)

波利尼西亚人用以导向的一种重要的方法便是利用天顶星导航。

2. A Zenith star was a really bright star that would pass directly overhead at a particular latitude, uh, at a particular distance from the equator, often at latitude associates with some, uh, particular Pacific island.(TPO14-L3)

天顶星是一颗很亮的星星,它会在某一特定纬度直接从头上经过。经过地方在离赤道某一距离外,纬度经常和某一太平洋岛屿相近。

3. So the Polynesians could estimate their latitude just by looking straight up, by observing whether a certain Zenith star pass directly overhead at night. (TPO14-L3)

因此波利尼西亚人要知道所处纬度多少,只需要直仰天空,晚上观察天际是否有某一颗天顶星经过头顶。

n. 最高点;顶点;顶峰;全盛时期<文>

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