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mound


【释义】

基本释义 n. 堆

常考释义 n.堆;高地

【变形】

复数:mounds    现在分词:mounding    第三人称单数:mounds    过去式:mounded    过去分词:mounded    

n. 堆;高地

【TPO例句】

1. Five centuries later, about 7700B.C., a new village rose on the mound. (TPO20-P2)

五个世纪以后,大约是公元前7700年,高地上出现了一个新的村庄。

2. Now, you might remember because we’ve talked about this, archaeologists know that mounds such as these are the kinds of geological features that indicate the presence of ancient settlements. Jim? (TPO28-L4)

现在,你们可能记得,我们上课说过,考古学家们知道像那样的土堆是暗示古代定居存在的地质特征。Jim?

3. Pits and mounds have significantly different soil properties than other areas in the forest. (TPO29-L1)

凹点和高地与森林周围的土壤性质有着很大的不同。

4. Um... as the soil is shed, it drops down and forms a little hill of dirt, a mound. (TPO29-L1)

当土壤被流走以后,它滴下来并且形成小的泥土堆,一个高地。

5. Mounds were constructed to plant crops that can't tolerate very wet soil, such as bananas, because remember Kuk is a swampy wetland, and bananas wouldn't ordinarily grow well there. (TPO44-L3)

建土堆是为了种植像香蕉一样不能忍受湿地的农作物;因为Kuk是一块沼泽湿地,香蕉在那里通常不会长得很好。

6. Seagrass meadows in relatively turbulent waters tend to form a mosaic of individual mounds, whereas meadows in relatively calm waters tend to form flat, extensive carpets. (TPO44-P3)

在相对动荡的水域,海草一般会形成一个个小丘;而在相对平静的水域则倾向于形成平坦广阔的草地。

7. The thick and dense wall of the mound insulates the interior microclimate from the variations in humidity and temperature of the outside atmosphere. (TPO47-P2)

厚密的墙壁把内部小气候与外界的温度和湿度变化隔绝开来。

vt. 把…拢成堆

vt. 用土堆覆盖,用土堤围