希腊词根之与meter,metr - measure“度量”相关的词汇

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barometer n. 气压计

  • When the barometer indicates a rapid drop in air pressure, it means a storm is coming.
    气压计显示出气压迅速下降时,便意味着暴风雨快来了。

chronometer n. 精密的计时器

  • Unlike ordinary clocks and watches, chronometers are little affected by temperature changes or vibration.
    精确计时器与普通的钟表不同,它不大受气温变化及震动的影响。

希腊词根之与meter,metr - measure“度量”相关的词汇

diameter n. 直径

  • Some giant redwood trees measure 325 feet in height and up to 30 feet in diameter.
    有些高大的红木,测量高度有三百二十五英尺,直径宽达三十英尺。

meter n. 1. 计量器 2. 公尺(米) 

  • When water meters are installed, it will be easy to tell how much water each home is using.
    水表安装好后,就很容易读出每家用水量有多少。
  • A meter is 3.37 inches longer than a yard.
    一公尺比一码长三点三七英寸。

odometer n. (汽车等之)里程表 

  • All eyes, except the driver's, were fastened on the odometer as it moved from 9, 999.9 to 10,000 miles.
    当车上的里程表从9,999.9英里移动到10000英里时,除了驾驶员,所有的眼睛都盯着它看。

photometer n. 光度侧定器;光度学 

  • The intensity of a source of light, such as an electric light bulb, can be measured with a photometer.
    光线来源,如一个电灯泡的强度,可由光度测定器侧出。

speedometer n. (汽车等的)速度计 

  • I advised Dad to slow down as we were in a 30-mile-an-hour zone and his speedometer registered more than 40.
    我劝告父亲把车子开慢点,因为我们在时速限制为30英里的地段上,而他车上的速度计指示却已超过了40英里。

symmetry n. 匀称

  • As the planes sped by, we were impressed by the perfect symmetry of their V-formation.
    当飞机飞过,我们对那完美匀称的V型排列留下探刻的印象。

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