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egg [ eg] n.蛋,鸡蛋,卵

egg [eg] n. 蛋;卵

虎父无犬子 A wise goose never lays a tame egg.

Egg-shell 埴孔亚光,显孔亚光

Egg Noodle 鸡蛋面

Egg Roll 鸡蛋卷

bad egg(lot) 坏蛋

egg money 私房钱

hard-boiled egg 难相处的人;利害的家伙

中式早點
烧饼     Clay oven rolls
油条     Fried bread stick
韭菜盒    Fried leek dumplings
水饺     Boiled dumplings
蒸饺     Steamed dumplings
馒头     Steamed buns
割包     Steamed sandwich
饭团     Rice and vegetable roll
蛋饼     Egg cakes
皮蛋     100-year egg
咸鸭蛋    Salted duck egg
豆浆     Soybean milk

饭 类
稀饭     Rice porridge
白饭     Plain white rice
油饭     Glutinous oil rice
糯米饭    Glutinous rice
卤肉饭    Braised pork rice
蛋炒饭    Fried rice with egg
地瓜粥    Sweet potato congee

汤 类
鱼丸汤    Fish ball soup
貢丸汤    Meat ball soup
蛋花汤    Egg & vegetable soup
蛤蜊汤    Clams soup
牡蛎汤    Oyster soup
紫菜汤    Seaweed soup
酸辣汤    Sweet & sour soup
馄饨汤    Wonton soup
猪肠汤    Pork intestine soup
肉羹汤    Pork thick soup
鱿鱼汤    Squid soup
花枝羹    Squid thick soup

Easter Egg:复活节彩蛋。 程序中隐藏着的一段意外的内容,常为制作者设计的搞笑内容,经常是关于制作者自己的介绍与调侃。

preserved egg 皮蛋

salted duck egg 咸鸭蛋

poached egg 荷包蛋

fried egg 煎蛋

scramble eggs 炒蛋

boiled egg 煮蛋

ham and egg 火腿肠

The eggs are sold by the dozen.
鸡蛋按打卖。

The smell of the bad egg disgusts me.
这变质了的蛋的气味令我作呕。

The bad egg has a disgusting smell.
这个蛋变质了,味道很难闻。

Shall I fry the eggs or boil them?
我是煎鸡蛋,还是煮鸡蛋呢?

preserved eggs
皮蛋
preserved fruit
果脯

Egg prices usually go down in the spring, when they are more plentiful.
春季蛋价通常会下降,因为此时蛋很多。

The eggs are sold by the dozen. 鸡蛋按打卖。

The egg has a double yolk.
这只蛋双黄。

My mother bought a dozen eggs.
我妈妈买了一打鸡蛋。

This hen lays beautiful brown eggs.
这只母鸡下很漂亮的棕色蛋。

Sort these eggs by size.
将这些蛋按大小分好。

不要做得太过火。
Let's not go overboard. *go overboard “做过了”、“超限度”。
I bought four dozen eggs. (我买了四打鸡蛋。)
Let's not go overboard. (别太离谱呀!)
Let's not go too far.
Let's not be extreme.

Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
前程虽远大,现实尤可贵。

Better half an egg than empty shell.
半只蛋也比空壳好。

Don't keep all your eggs in one basketball.勿孤注一掷。

Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
休要班门弄斧。

Fat hens lay few eggs.
肥鸡不下蛋。

He that will steal an egg will steal an ox.
会偷蛋的,也会偷牛。

He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens.
欲图逸,得先劳。

Kill the goose that laid the golden egg.
杀鸡取蛋

Never cackle till your egg is laid.
事竟成,才声张。

Omelets are not made without breaking eggs.
有失才有得。

You can't make omelets (or omeletts) without breaking eggs.
有失才有得。

@@@ 暖; 热
fry an egg on the sidewalk 形容天气极其炎热
go up 物体上行; 价格气温等上升
heat up 加热
thaw out 1.(人的态度、行为等)变得随便; 变得温和
2.解冻, 边暖和
warm up 1.使...变热(暖和)
2.(体育锻炼之前, 音乐演奏之前的)热身

bad egg(lot) 坏蛋

egg money 私房钱

hard-boiled egg 难相处的人;利害的家伙

M: "Miss, I'd like two fried eggs sunny side up and the sausage on the side."
F: "Not me. I don't like to see my eggs staring up at me with big yellow eyes. Miss, two fried eggs, over easy and not fried too hard."
那位先生说:“小姐,我要两个荷包蛋,只要煎一面。另外再加一点香肠。”
而那位女顾客说:“我可不要,我不喜欢两个大蛋黄像眼睛那样瞪着我。小姐,我要鸡蛋两面都煎一下,但不要太老。”

- egg someone on to do something 怂恿,鼓动某人干某事
Haven't you seen him through ? He can help you nothing but egg you on to do illegal things.

The eggs are packed in cartons with beehives lined with shake-proof paper board.
鸡蛋要用带蜂房孔,内衬防震纸板的纸箱包装。

冰蛋 [bīng dàn] /frozen eggs/

产卵 [chǎn luǎn] /lay (an egg)/

春卷 [chūn juǎn] /egg roll/

蛋 [dàn] /egg/oval shaped/

蛋白 [dàn bái] /egg white/protein/albumen/

蛋花汤 [dàn huā tāng] /clear soup containing beaten egg and green leafy vegetable/

蛋黄 [dàn huáng] /egg yolk/

坏蛋 [huài dàn] /bad egg/scoundrel/bastard/

鸡蛋 [jī dàn] /egg/

蜱 [pí] /(insect)/egg of mantis/

螵 [piāo] /nest of eggs of mantis/

蛸 [xiāo] /Octopus octopodia/mantis egg nest/

子 [zǐ] /11 p.m.-1 a.m./1st earthly branch/child/midnight/son/child/seed/egg/small thing/

{adj: addled} (of eggs) no longer edible
"an addled egg"

{adj: broody} physiologically ready to incubate eggs
"a broody hen"

{adj: cackly, squawky} like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg

{adj: dizygotic, dizygous} derived from two separately fertilized eggs
"dizygotic twins"

{adj: double, dual, duple} consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
"an egg with a double yolk"
"a double (binary) star"
"double doors"
"dual controls for pilot and copilot"
"duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure"

{adj: dried, dehydrated, desiccated} preserved by removing natural moisture
"dried beef"
"dried fruit"
"dehydrated eggs"
"shredded and desiccated coconut meat"

{adj: egg-filled} full of eggs

{adj: egg-producing, young-bearing} capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring

{adj: egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate} rounded like an egg

{adj: flyblown, maggoty} spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
"flyblown meat"
"a sack of maggoty apricots"

{adj: glazed} (of foods) covered with a shiny coating by applying e.g. beaten egg or a sugar or gelatin mixture
"glazed doughnuts"
"a glazed ham"

{adj: hard-boiled} (eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid

{adj: hatched} produced from an egg

{adj: identical, monovular} (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum
"identical twins are monovular"
<-> fraternal

{adj: monozygotic} derived from a single fertilized egg
"monozygotic twins"

{adj: most} (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number
"who has the most apples?"
"most people like eggs"
"most fishes have fins"
<-> fewest

{adj: no} quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of
"we have no bananas"
"no eggs left and no money to buy any"
"have you no decency?"
"did it with no help"
"I'll get you there in no time"
<-> all, some

{adj: obovate} of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base

{adj: organic} of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones
"organic eggs"
"organic vegetables"
"organic chicken"

{adj: ovate} of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base

{adj: oviparous} egg-laying
<-> ovoviviparous, viviparous

{adj: ovoviviparous} producing living young from eggs that hatch within the body
<-> viviparous, oviparous

{adj: rich} containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
"rich desserts"
"they kept gorging on rich foods"

{adj: soft-boiled} (eggs) having the yolk still liquid
"soft-boiled eggs"

{adj: sunny-side up} (eggs) fried on only one side

{adj: unfertilized, unfertilised, unimpregnated} not having been fertilized
"an unfertilized egg"

{adj: viviparous, live-bearing} producing living young (not eggs)
<-> oviparous, ovoviviparous

{adj: yellow, yellowish, xanthous} of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk

{adv: aside, by, away} in reserve; not for immediate use
"started setting aside money to buy a car"
"put something by for her old age"
"has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"

{adv: in vitro, ex vivo} in an artificial environment outside the living organism
"an egg fertilized in vitro"

{adv: therefore, hence, thence, thus} (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
"therefore X must be true"
"the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"
"we were young and thence optimistic"
"it is late and thus we must go"
"the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"

{n: African monitor, Varanus niloticus} destroys crocodile eggs

{n: Apogonidae, family Apogonidae} bright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth

{n: Caesar salad} typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg

{n: Dominique, Dominick} American breed of chicken having barred grey plumage raised for meat and brown eggs

{n: Easter bunny} a rabbit that delivers Easter eggs

{n: Easter egg} a colored hard-boiled egg used to celebrate Easter

{n: Easter egg} an egg-shaped candy used to celebrate Easter

{n: European cuckoo, Cuculus canorus} common cuckoo of Europe having a distinctive two-note call; lays eggs in the nests of other birds

{n: Faberge, Peter Carl Faberge} Russian goldsmith noted for creating a series of jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for European royalty (1846-1920)

{n: Fallopian tube, uterine tube, oviduct} either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus

{n: French toast} bread slice dipped in egg and milk and fried; topped with sugar or fruit or syrup

{n: Graafian follicle} a vascular body in a mammalian ovary enclosing a developing egg

{n: Humpty Dumpty} an egg-shaped character in a nursery rhyme who fell off a wall and could not be put back together again (late 17th century)

{n: Mediterranean fruit fly, medfly, Ceratitis capitata} small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit

{n: Mornay sauce} onion-flavored creamy cheese sauce with egg yolk and grated cheese

{n: Newburg sauce} lobster butter and cream and egg yolks seasoned with onions and sherry or Madeira

{n: Salpichroa, genus Salpichroa} herbs of temperate North and South America: cock's eggs

{n: Scotch egg} hard-cooked egg encased in sausage meat then breaded and deep-fried

{n: Scotch woodcock} creamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste

{n: Thousand Island dressing} mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg

{n: Tom and Jerry} hot rum toddy with a beaten egg

{n: acrosome} a process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg

{n: allemande, allemande sauce} egg-thickened veloute

{n: allowance} an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period)
"travel allowance"
"my weekly allowance of two eggs"
"a child's allowance should not be too generous"

{n: amphimixis} union of sperm and egg in sexual reproduction

{n: androgenesis, androgeny} male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization

{n: angel cake, angel food cake} a light sponge cake made without egg yolks

{n: areca} any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts

{n: bacon and eggs} eggs (fried or scrambled) served with bacon

{n: bad egg} (old-fashioned slang) a bad person
<-> good egg

{n: bird family} a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

{n: bird's foot trefoil, bird's foot clover, babies' slippers, bacon and eggs, Lotus corniculatus} European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America

{n: bird's nest, bird nest, birdnest} nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young

{n: bird's-nest fungus} any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the spores

{n: birdnesting} hunting for birds' nests to get the eggs

{n: bird} warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

{n: blastomere} any cell resulting from cleavage of a fertilized egg

{n: blowfly, blow fly} large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds

{n: boiled egg, coddled egg} egg cooked briefly in the shell in gently boiling water

{n: boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis} greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton

{n: brioche} a light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet

{n: brooding, incubation} sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

{n: butternut} oily egg-shaped nut of an American tree of the walnut family

{n: cackler} a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk

{n: cackle} the sound made by a hen after laying an egg

{n: cake} made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs

{n: candy egg} egg-shaped candy

{n: carbonara} sauce for pasta; contains eggs and bacon or ham and grated cheese

{n: carpenter ant} ant that nests in decaying wood in which it bores tunnels for depositing eggs

{n: carpenter bee} large solitary bee that lays eggs in tunnels bored into wood or plant stems

{n: chalaza} one of two spiral bands of tissue connecting the egg yolk to the enclosing membrane at either end of the shell

{n: chalcid fly, chalcidfly, chalcid, chalcid wasp} any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects

{n: challah, hallah} (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking

{n: cheese souffle} puffy dish of cheese and eggs (whites beaten separately) and white sauce

{n: cheesecake} made with sweetened cream cheese and eggs and cream baked in a crumb crust

{n: chicken, Gallus gallus} a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl

{n: chocolate egg} egg-shaped chocolate candy

{n: chocolate pudding} sweet chocolate flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs

{n: cock's eggs, Salpichroa organifolia, Salpichroa rhomboidea} weedy vine of Argentina having solitary white flowers followed by egg-shaped white or yellow fruit

{n: cockatrice} monster hatched by a reptile from a cock's egg; able to kill with a glance

{n: cocoon} silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs

{n: corn pudding} pudding made of corn and cream and egg

{n: cornpone, pone} cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)

{n: cottage tulip} any of several long-stemmed tulips that flower in May; have egg-shaped variously colored flowers

{n: cowbird} North American blackbird that follows cattle and lays eggs in other birds' nests

{n: custard} sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen

{n: deviled egg, stuffed egg} halved hard-cooked egg with the yolk mashed with mayonnaise and seasonings and returned to the white

{n: divinity, divinity fudge} white creamy fudge made with egg whites

{n: duck, duck's egg} (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

{n: dung beetle} any of numerous beetles that roll balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay eggs

{n: egg cream} made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water

{n: egg foo yong, egg fu yung} omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish

{n: egg noodle} narrow strip of pasta dough made with eggs

{n: egg roll, spring roll} minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried

{n: egg timer} a sandglass that runs for three minutes; used to time the boiling of eggs

{n: egg white, white, albumen, ovalbumin} the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
"she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"

{n: egg yolk, yolk} the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen

{n: egg, eggs} oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

{n: egg-and-dart, egg-and-anchor, egg-and-tongue} a decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape

{n: eggar, egger} moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons

{n: eggbeater, eggwhisk} a mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream

{n: eggcup, egg cup} dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg

{n: eggdrop soup} made by stirring beaten eggs into a simmering broth

{n: eggnog} a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor

{n: eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, eggplant bush, garden egg, mad apple, Solanum melongena} hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

{n: eggplant, aubergine, mad apple} egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

{n: eggs Benedict} toasted English muffin topped with ham and a poached egg (or an oyster) and hollandaise sauce

{n: eggshake} a milkshake with egg in it

{n: egg} animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds

{n: embryo, conceptus, fertilized egg} an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life

{n: firm omelet} eggs beaten with milk or cream and cooked until set

{n: flip} hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

{n: forcemeat, farce} mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs

{n: fraternal twin, dizygotic twin} either of two twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs

{n: fried egg} eggs cooked by sauteing in oil or butter; sometimes turned and cooked on both sides

{n: fried rice, Chinese fried rice} boiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs

{n: gallfly} any of various insects that deposit their eggs in plants causing galls in which the larvae feed

{n: gefilte fish, fish ball} well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock

{n: germ} a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism

{n: globe lily, fairy lantern} any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having egg-shaped flowers

{n: good egg} (old-fashioned slang) a good person
<-> bad egg

{n: granadilla} the egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers

{n: green douglas fir, douglas spruce, douglas pine, douglas hemlock, Oregon fir, Oregon pine, Pseudotsuga menziesii} lofty douglas fir of northwestern North America having short needles and egg-shaped cones

{n: gynogenesis} female parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only maternal chromosomes due to the failure of the sperm to fuse with the egg nucleus

{n: ham and eggs} eggs (scrambled or fried) served with ham

{n: hard-boiled egg, hard-cooked egg} an egg boiled gently until both the white and the yolk solidify

{n: hatch, hatching} the production of young from an egg

{n: hatchery} a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
"the park authorities operated a trout hatchery"

{n: hollandaise} eggs and butter with lemon juice

{n: hydrogen sulfide} a sulfide having the unpleasant smell of rotten eggs

{n: ichneumon, Herpestes ichneumon} northern African mongoose; in ancient times thought to devour crocodile eggs

{n: implantation, nidation} (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals

{n: jawfish} small large-mouthed tropical marine fishes common along sandy bottoms; males brood egg balls in their mouths; popular aquarium fishes

{n: jelly bean, jelly egg} sugar-glazed jellied candy

{n: kangaroo apple, poroporo, Solanum aviculare} Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit

{n: kedgeree} a dish of rice and hard-boiled eggs and cooked flaked fish

{n: kiss} a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

{n: kiwi, kiwi fruit, Chinese gooseberry} fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh

{n: larva} the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

{n: layer, bed} single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
"slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

{n: layer} a hen that lays eggs

{n: laying, egg laying} the production of eggs (especially in birds)

{n: lecithin} a yellow phospholipid essential for the metabolism of fats; found in egg yolk and in many plant and animal cells; used commercially as an emulsifier

{n: lemon curd, lemon cheese} a conserve with a thick consistency; made with lemons and butter and eggs and sugar

{n: lungless salamander, plethodont} mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water

{n: maleo, Macrocephalon maleo} Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches

{n: mallee fowl, leipoa, lowan, Leipoa ocellata} Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds

{n: marmalade tree, mammee, sapote, Pouteria zapota, Calocarpum zapota} tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum

{n: marzipan, marchpane} almond paste and egg whites

{n: mayonnaise, mayo} egg yolks and oil and vinegar

{n: maypop, Passiflora incarnata} of southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg

{n: megapode, mound bird, mound-bird, mound builder, scrub fowl} large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs

{n: meringue kiss} a kiss made of sugar and egg white and baked slowly

{n: meringue} sweet topping especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugar

{n: monotreme, egg-laying mammal} the most primitive mammals comprising the only extant members of the subclass Prototheria

{n: moussaka} casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs

{n: mousse} a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream

{n: mouthbreeder} any of various fishes that carry their eggs and their young in their mouths

{n: mud dauber} wasp that constructs mud cells on a solid base in which females place eggs laid in paralyzed insect larvae

{n: nest egg} device consisting of an artificial egg left in a nest to induce hens to lay their eggs in it

{n: nest} a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young

{n: nidus} a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs

{n: nit} egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing

{n: nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo} a quantity of no importance
"it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"
"reduced to nil all the work we had done"
"we racked up a pathetic goose egg"
"it was all for naught"
"I didn't hear zilch about it"

{n: oat cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma} highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas

{n: obovate leaf} an egg-shaped leaf with the narrower end at the base

{n: obstetrical toad, midwife toad, Alytes obstetricans} European toad whose male carries the fertilized eggs wrapped around its hind legs until they hatch

{n: ocarina, sweet potato} egg-shaped terra cotta wind instrument with a mouthpiece and finger holes

{n: omelet, omelette} beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set; may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly

{n: oology} the branch of zoology that studies eggs (especially birds' eggs and their size, shape, coloration, and number)

{n: opossum shrimp} shrimp-like crustaceans whose females carry eggs and young in a pouch between the legs

{n: ovate leaf} an egg-shaped leaf with the broader end at the base

{n: ovipositor} egg-laying tubular structure at the end of the abdomen in many female insects and some fishes

{n: ovoid} an egg-shaped object

{n: ovum, egg cell} the female reproductive cell; the female gamete

{n: parthenogenesis, parthenogeny} process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some other arthropods

{n: passion fruit} egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks

{n: pasta, alimentary paste} shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg

{n: pease pudding} a pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg

{n: pecan pie} pie made of pecans and sugar and corn syrup and butter and eggs

{n: pfannkuchen, german pancake} puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce

{n: phenylalanine} an essential amino acid found in proteins and needed for growth of children and for protein metabolism in children and adults; abundant in milk and eggs; it is normally converted to tyrosine in the human body

{n: pink lady} a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice

{n: poached egg, dropped egg} egg cooked in gently boiling water

{n: poacher} a cooking vessel designed to poach food (such as fish or eggs)

{n: potato pancake, latke} made of grated potato and egg with a little flour

{n: potter wasp} any of various solitary wasps that construct vase-shaped cells of mud for their eggs

{n: protein} any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
"a diet high in protein"

{n: pumpkin pie} pie made of mashed pumpkin and milk and eggs and sugar

{n: queen bee} fertile egg-laying female bee

{n: queen} the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs

{n: ramekin, ramequin} a cheese dish made with bread and egg crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes

{n: rissole} minced cooked meat or fish coated in egg and breadcrumbs and fried in deep fat

{n: roe, hard roe} fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture

{n: roe} eggs of female fish

{n: roe} the egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster

{n: roe} the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish

{n: rose globe lily, Calochortus amoenus} globe lily with deep rose-pink or purple egg-shaped flowers on flexuous stems; western slopes of Sierra Nevada in San Joaquin Valley

{n: salmagundi} cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing

{n: savings, nest egg} a fund of money put by as a reserve

{n: sawfly} insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant

{n: scone} small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle

{n: scrambled eggs} eggs beaten and cooked to a soft firm consistency while stirring

{n: shell, eggshell} the exterior covering of a bird's egg

{n: shirred egg, baked egg, egg en cocotte} egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin

{n: shirring} baking shelled eggs

{n: silkworm seed} eggs of a silkworm

{n: smorgasbord} an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal

{n: soluble glass, water glass, sodium silicate} a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs

{n: souffle} light fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit

{n: spawn} the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

{n: spider} predatory arachnid that usually has silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey

{n: sponge cake} a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening

{n: steak tartare, tartar steak, cannibal mound} ground beef mixed with raw egg and e.g. onions and capers and anchovies; eaten raw

{n: swimmeret, pleopod} one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming

{n: tartare sauce, tartar sauce} mayonnaise with chopped pickles and sometimes capers and shallots and parsley and hard-cooked egg; sauce for seafood especially fried fish

{n: tempera, poster paint, poster color, poster colour} pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk

{n: testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, egg} one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
"she kicked him in the balls and got away"

{n: thalamus} large egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon

{n: toadflax, butter-and-eggs, wild snapdragon, devil's flax, Linaria vulgaris} common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America

{n: tonka bean, tonka bean tree, Coumarouna odorata, Dipteryx odorata} tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring

{n: tree tomato, tamarillo} South American arborescent shrub having pale pink blossoms followed by egg-shaped reddish-brown edible fruit somewhat resembling a tomato in flavor

{n: vanilla pudding} sweet vanilla flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs

{n: whip} a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit

{n: whisk} a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream

{n: white cake} cake made without egg yolks

{n: white globe lily, white fairy lantern, Calochortus albus} globe lily having open branched clusters of egg-shaped white flowers; southern California

{n: woolly adelgid} an insect that feeds on hemlocks; its egg sacs are small fuzzy white balls like artificial snow on a Christmas tree

{n: xanthophyll, xanthophyl, lutein} yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

{n: yellow globe lily, golden fairy lantern, Calochortus amabilis} globe lily having open branched clusters of clear yellow egg-shaped flowers; northern California

{n: yolk sac} membranous structure enclosing the yolk of eggs in birds reptiles marsupials and some fishes; circulates nutrients to the developing embryo

{n: yolk, vitellus} nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

{n: zona pellucida} thick membrane around the mammalian ovum; can be penetrated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the fertilized egg until it is implanted in the wall of the uterus

{v: addle} become rotten
"addled eggs"

{v: beat, scramble} stir vigorously
"beat the egg whites"
"beat the cream"

{v: blow} lay eggs
"certain insects are said to blow"

{v: brood, hatch, cover, incubate} sit on (eggs)
"Birds brood"
"The female covers the eggs"

{v: candle} examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light

{v: capacitate} cause (spermatozoa) to undergo the physical changes necessary to fertilize an egg

{v: coddle} cook in nearly boiling water
"coddle eggs"

{v: devil} coat or stuff with a spicy paste
"devilled eggs"

{v: egg} coat with beaten egg
"egg a schnitzel"

{v: egg} throw eggs at

{v: fold} incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating
"Fold the egg whites into the batter"

{v: guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure} make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"
"Preparation will guarantee success!"

{v: hatch} emerge from the eggs
"young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"

{v: implant} become attached to and embedded in the uterus
"The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"

{v: impregnate} fertilize and cause to grow
"the egg was impregnated"

{v: lay} lay eggs
"This hen doesn't lay"

{v: ovulate} produce and discharge eggs
"women ovulate about once every month"

{v: prod, incite, egg on} urge on ; cause to act
"They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

{v: raven, prey, predate} prey on or hunt for
"These mammals predate certain eggs"

{v: save, lay aside, save up} feather one's nest ; have a nest egg
"He saves half his salary"

{v: shirr} bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set
"shirr the eggs"

{v: thicken, inspissate} become thick or thicker
"The sauce thickened"
"The egg yolk will inspissate"
<-> thin

{v: vascularize, vascularise} become vascular and have vessels that circulate fluids
"The egg yolk vascularized"

{v: vitalize, vitalise} give life to
"The eggs are vitalized"

{v: whisk, whip} whip with or as if with a wire whisk
"whisk the eggs"

The process that led to Dolly began with the transfer of the nucleus of an adult cell to an unfertilised egg taken from a donor animal by a process known as cell fusion.
多利诞生的过程是这样开始的:通过一个叫细胞合成的过程,把一个成体细胞核移植到一个取自供体动物的未受精的卵子上。

Their application to new productive treatments is particularly problematic because whose risk are we talking about--that of the egg donor, womb donor or the unborn child?
它们在新的有效的治疗方法上的应用是特别麻烦的,有很多疑问,尚不能确定,因为我们不知道所谈及的风险是属于哪一方面的-是卵子捐献者的,子宫提供者的,还是未出生的孩子的?

A case has been made for such women conceiving normally and then allowing a cell from the doomed embryo to be fused to the fertilised egg from a healthy human egg donor.
现在我们已有这样的实例,让这样的妇女正常怀孕,然后从其胚胎中取一个细胞,再从一个健康的卵子供体者身上取一个受精卵,把它们结合在一起。

" I'll cook you some eggs. "


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