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mile [ mail] n.英里

mile [mail] n. 英里

mile [mail] 英里

有缘千里来相会 Separated as we are thousands of miles apart, we come together as if by predestination.

欲穷千里目,更上一层楼 "to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther; Would eye embrace a thousand miles? Go up, one flight."

beat sb by miles 远远胜过

in (to,on,at) the east of
1.要表示A在B的东部,即:A在B的范围之内时就用"A is in the east of B",如:
Japan is in the east of Asia.日本在亚洲东部。
Italy is in the south of Europe.意大利在欧洲南部。
2.如果A在B的东方,即:A在B的范围之外,且相隔有一定的距离,就用"A lies to the east of B".口语中有时可将to the省去。如:
Japan lies (to the) east of China.日本位于中国东方。
France lies (to the) east of England.法国位于英国东方。
3.如果A在B的东边(侧),即:A与B相邻接。就用"A is on the east of B".如:
Guangdong is on the south of Hunan.广东在湖南南边。
Shangdong is on the north of Jiangsu.山东在江苏北边。
4.如果把方位词当作一个整体看,或是看成一点,就用"A is at the east of B" 如:There was a big
battle at the north of the Liaodong Peninsula.
在辽东半岛的北边有一场大战。
5.如果要表示“A位于B东面100公里处”时我们既可以说"A lies l00km to the east of B",也可以说"A lies 100km east of B". 后者在美国口语中更为常见。如:
The plane crashed 30 miles south of the city.飞机在离城南30英里处坠毁。
Suzhou lies 50 miles to the west of Shanghai.苏州位于上海西面50英里处。

有缘千里来相会
Separated as we are thousands of miles apart, we come together as if by predestination.

欲穷千里目,更上一层楼
"to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther; Would eye embrace a thousand miles? Go up, one flight."

Robert Miles 罗伯特 迈尔斯

She has a mile long legs and delicate skin.
她双腿修长,皮肤美若凝脂

If the molecules in one drop of water could be converted into grains of sand, there would be enough sand to build a concrete highway, half a mile wide and one foot thick, from New York to San Francisco.
假如一滴水里的分子可以变为沙粒,形成的沙子就足以建造一条半英里宽、一英尺厚的混凝土公路,从纽约直到旧金山。

She returned to rear military centre about fifteen miles behind the front lines.
她回到了离前线大约15英里的后方指挥部。

I'm sure he is capable of running a mile in four minutes.
我肯定他有能力在四分钟内跑一英里。

The stream parallels the road for several miles.
小溪沿着路流淌了几英里。

She returned to rear military centre about fifteen miles behind the front lines.
她回到了离前线大约15英里的后方指挥部。

The long white beaches stretch for miles along the coast.
长长的白色海滩沿着海岸绵延数英里。

What is the formula for converting miles to kilometers?
用什么公式把英里换算成公里?

They covered 120 miles in a single night.他们仅一夜就走了120英里路。

The two villages are three miles apart.
这两个村子相距三英里。

He lives 3 miles away from here.
他住在离这里三哩的地方。

My house is four miles distance from the sea.
我家离海四英里。

My company is five miles distant from my home.
公司距离我家五英里远。

He runs 3 miles every morning; that's why he is so fit.
他每天早晨跑三哩路,因此才那么健康。

This cheese is very mild.
这种奶酪味道清淡。
46. He has a 10-miles' drive each day to and from his work.
他每天上下班要开10哩的车。

你的香水味真够呛人的。
Your perfume is strong.
I can smell your perfume a mile away. (我老远就闻见你的香水味了。) *带有讽刺意味的表达方式。
Your perfume is romantic. (你的香水够浪漫的。) *褒义,“芳香扑鼻”。

When reports came into London zoo that a wild puma had been spotted forty-five miles south of London,they were not taken seriously.
据伦敦消息报道,一只野生的美洲狮在距伦敦南面45英里处被发现,这些报告并没有受到重视。

After dinner sit a while; after supper walk a mile.
午餐之后坐片刻,晚饭之后走一里。

A journey of a thousand miles begains with a single step.
千里之行,始于足下。

A miss is as good as a mile.
失之毫厘,差之千里。

A road of a thousand miles begins with one step.
千里之行始于足下。

Cheerful company shortens the miles.
旅有好旅伴,不觉行程远。

rap sheet犯罪记录,前科
This isn't his first offense. He has a rap sheet a mile long.
这不是他第一次犯罪,他前科累累。

beat sb by miles 远远胜过

- give someone an inch and he'll take a mile 得寸进尺
Give my roommate an inch and he'll take a mile. Last time, I offered him some candies. Today, he asked for an ice-cream.

‘Every journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.’
Today is your first step towards Learning English.
千里之行始于足下。今天我们就将迈开英语学习之旅的第一步。

得寸进尺 [dé cùn jìn chǐ] /literal: get an inch, want a foot/figurative: given an inch, want a mile/

哩 [lǐ] /mile/

里 [lǐ] /Chinese mile/neighborhood/li, a Chinese unit of length = one-half kilometer/hometown/

平方 [píng fāng] /square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)/

英里 [yīng lǐ] /mile/

As recently as 1995, the top four railroads accounted for under 70 percent of the total ton-miles moved by rails.
近至1995年,四家大型铁路公司占有整个铁路运输业务的约70%。

Moreover, demographers see the continuing shift south and west as joined by a related but newer phenomenon: More and more, Americans apparently are looking not just for places with more jobs but with fewer people, too. Some instances —
而且,人口学家发现,向南部和向西部的不断迁移还伴随着一种相关却又较新的现象:越来越多的美国人显然不再仅仅寻找有更多工作机会的地方,也在寻找人口稀少的地方。例证如下:
● Regionally, the Rocky Mountain states reported the most rapid growth rate — 37.1 percent since 1970 in a vast area with only 5 percent of the US population.
从区域上看,洛基山脉各州上报了自1970年以来最高的人口增长率——37.1%,而以前这片广阔的土地上的人口仅占美国总人口的5%。
● Among states, Nevada and Arizona grew fastest of all: 63.5 and 53.1 percent respectively. Except for Florida and Texas, the top 10 in rate of growth is composed of Western states with 7.5 million people — about 9 per square mile.
从各州情况看,内华达和亚利桑那是增长最快的两个州:其增长率分别为63.5%和53.1%。除了佛罗里达州和得克萨斯州外,处于人口增长率前10位的都是西部各州,共有750万人——每平方英里约9个人。

{adj: actual} being or existing at the present moment
"the ship's actual position is 22 miles due south of Key West"

{adj: arid, waterless} lacking sufficient water or rainfall
"an arid climate"
"a waterless well"
"miles of waterless country to cross"

{adj: award-winning} having received awards
"this award-winning bridge spans a distance of five miles"

{adj: discernible, discernable} perceptible by the senses or intellect
"things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause"
"the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations"
"the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles"
<-> indiscernible

{adj: full, good} having the normally expected amount
"gives full measure"
"gives good measure"
"a good mile from here"

{adj: long} primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified
"a long road"
"a long distance"
"contained many long words"
"ten miles long"
<-> short

{adj: measured} determined by measurement
"the measured distance was less than a mile"
<-> unmeasured

{adj: new} other than the former one(s); different
"they now have a new leaders"
"my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it"
"ready to take a new direction"

{adj: typical} exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
"a typical American girl"
"a typical suburban community"
"the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"
"a painting typical of the Impressionist school"
"a typical romantic poem"
"a typical case of arteritis"
<-> atypical

{adj: whitewashed} coated with whitewash
"miles of whitewashed fences"

{adj: wide, broad} having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
"wide roads"
"a wide necktie"
"wide margins"
"three feet wide"
"a river two miles broad"
"broad shoulders"
"a broad river"
<-> narrow

{adv: apart} separated or at a distance in place or position or time
"These towns are many miles apart"
"stood with his legs apart"
"born two years apart"

{adv: around} in circumference
"the trunk is ten feet around"
"the pond is two miles around"

{adv: as the crow flies} by the shortest and most direct route
"it's 10 miles as the crow flies"

{adv: east} to, toward, or in the east
"we travelled east for several miles"
"located east of Rome"

{adv: farther, further} to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)
"farther north"
"moved farther away"
"farther down the corridor"
"the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"
"went only three miles further"
"further in the future"

{adv: give or take} plus or minus a small amount
"it is a mile away, give or take a few hundred yards"

{adv: inland} towards or into the interior of a region
"the town is five miles inland"

{adv: inshore} toward the shore
"we swam two miles inshore"

{adv: landward, landwards} toward land
"landward, miles of rough grass marshes melt into low uplands"

{adv: off, away} at a distance in space or time
"the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"
"the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"
"away back in the 18th century"

{adv: offhand, offhanded, offhandedly} in a casually inconsiderate manner
"replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"
"she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"

{adv: offshore} away from shore; away from land
"cruising three miles offshore"
<-> onshore

{n: Alaskan pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline} an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez

{n: Altai Mountains, Altay Mountains} a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China

{n: Amazon, Amazon River} a major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles)

{n: Andes} a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast

{n: Antarctic Peninsula, Palmer Peninsula} a large peninsula of Antarctica that extends some 1200 miles north toward South America; separates the Weddell Sea from the South Pacific

{n: Antonine Wall} a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain

{n: Appleton layer, F layer, F region} the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission

{n: Astronomical Unit, AU} a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)

{n: Bannister, Roger Bannister, Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister} English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)

{n: Barbados} easternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles north of Venezuela

{n: Bligh, William Bligh, Captain Bligh} British admiral; was captain of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 when part of the crew mutinied and set him afloat in an open boat; a few weeks later he arrived safely in Timor 4,000 miles away (1754-1817)

{n: Chicago, Windy City} largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan

{n: Chinese Wall, Great Wall, Great Wall of China} a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; is 1,500 miles long and averages 6 meters in width

{n: Culebra} a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico with miles of beautiful beaches

{n: D-layer, D region} the lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves

{n: Davis, Miles Davis, Miles Dewey Davis Jr.} United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)

{n: Denver, Mile-High City, capital of Colorado} the state capital and largest city of Colorado; located in central Colorado on the South Platte river

{n: Grand Canal} an inland waterway 1000 miles long in eastern China; extends from Tianjin in the north to Hangzhou in the south

{n: Grand Canyon National Park} a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animals

{n: Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, E layer, E region} a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length

{n: Himalayas, Himalaya Mountains, Himalaya} a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain

{n: Iditarod Trail} a trail that extends 1,100 miles from Anchorage over the Alaska Range to Nome

{n: Indianapolis, capital of Indiana} the capital and largest city of Indiana; a major commercial center in the country's heartland; site of an annual 500-mile automobile race

{n: Japan, Japanese Islands, Japanese Archipelago} a string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean

{n: Kunlun, Kunlan Shan, Kunlun Mountains, Kuenlun, Kuenlun Mountains} a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles

{n: Line of Control} a 450-mile line that is supposed to indicate the boundary between the part of Kashmir controlled by India and the part controlled by Pakistan

{n: Long Beach} a city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfront; was a resort until oil was discovered in 1921

{n: Manchester} a city in northwestern England (30 miles east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England

{n: Midway Islands} an atoll in the Hawaiian Islands some 1300 mile northwest of Honolulu; site of an important United States naval base

{n: Mohorovicic discontinuity, Moho} the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
"the Mohorovicic discontinuity averages 5 miles down under oceans and 20 miles down under continents"

{n: Nauru, Nauru Island, Pleasant Island} a small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia west of the Gilbert Islands

{n: Nile, Nile River} the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization

{n: Oldfield, Barney Oldfield, Berna Eli Oldfield} United States race driver who was the first to drive faster than a mile a minute (1878-1946)

{n: Orinoco, Orinoco River} a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic

{n: Outer Hebrides} a 130-mile long archipelago northwest of Scotland

{n: Palau, Palau Islands, Belau, Pelew} a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean

{n: Panama Canal} a ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus of Panama built by the United States (1904-1914)

{n: Plinian eruption} a volcanic eruption in which a stream of gas and ash is violently ejected to a height of several miles

{n: Rhodes, Rodhos} a Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes

{n: Rice, Sir Tim Rice, Timothy Miles Bindon Rice} English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)

{n: Sacramento, capital of California} a city in north central California 75 miles northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California

{n: Sahara, Sahara Desert} the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa

{n: Silk Road} an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century to reach Cathay

{n: Standish, Miles Standish, Myles Standish} English colonist in America; leader of the Pilgrims in the early days of the Plymouth colony (1584-1656)

{n: Taiwan, Formosa} an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea

{n: Tien Shan, Tyan Shan} a major mountain range of central Asia; extends 1,500 miles

{n: Tivoli, Tibur} a town twenty miles east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name); a summer resort during the Roman empire; noted for its waterfalls

{n: Tour de France} a French bicycle race for professional cyclists that last three weeks and covers about 3,000 miles

{n: United States waters, U.S. waters} territorial waters included within a distance of 12 nautical miles of the coasts of the United States and its territories
"ships operating in United States waters must adhere to United States laws and regulations"

{n: Virginia Beach} the largest city in Virginia; long overshadowed by Norfolk but growing rapidly since 1970; with 28 miles of public beaches tourism is a major factor in the economy; site of three United States Navy bases

{n: Walker, John Walker} New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)

{n: altocumulus, altocumulus cloud} a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles

{n: altostratus, altostratus cloud} a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles

{n: burglar alarm} a loud warning signal produced by a burglar alarm
"they could hear the burglar alarm a mile away"

{n: cirrus, cirrus cloud} a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)

{n: course} facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
"the course had only nine holes"
"the course was less than a mile"

{n: criminal record, record} a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted
"he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court"
"the prostitute had a record a mile long"

{n: deepness, profundity, profoundness} the quality of being physically deep
"the profundity of the mine was almost a mile"
<-> shallowness

{n: desert sand verbena, Abronia villosa} soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico

{n: explosion} the noise caused by an explosion
"the explosion was heard a mile away"

{n: footrace, foot race, run} a race run on foot
"she broke the record for the half-mile run"

{n: four-minute man} someone who has run the mile is less that 4 minutes

{n: half mile, 880 yards} a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

{n: kilometer, kilometre, km, klick} a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

{n: last mile} the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place

{n: league} an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

{n: light year, light-year} the distance that light travels in a vacuum in 1 year; 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers

{n: marathon} a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

{n: mile, Roman mile} an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards

{n: mile, Swedish mile} a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km

{n: mile, statute mile, stat mi, land mile, mi} a unit of length equal to 1760 yards

{n: mileage, fuel consumption rate, gasoline mileage, gas mileage} the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned

{n: mileage, milage} distance measured in miles

{n: mileage} a travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled

{n: miler} (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles
"the race was a 30-miler"

{n: miler} a runner in a one-mile race

{n: miles gloriosus} a braggart soldier (a stock figure in comedy)

{n: miles per gallon} the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel

{n: miles per hour, mph} a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel

{n: miles per hour, mph} the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)

{n: mile} a footrace extending one mile
"he holds the record in the mile"

{n: mile} a large distance
"he missed by a mile"

{n: milliliter, millilitre, mil, ml, cubic centimeter, cubic centimetre, cc} a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter

{n: mil} a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound

{n: mil} a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)

{n: mil} an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

{n: minute, min} a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
"he ran a 4 minute mile"

{n: nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air mile} a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters

{n: nautical mile, naut mi, mile, mi, geographical mile, Admiralty mile} a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)

{n: order, order of magnitude} a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
"it was on the order of a mile"
"an explosion of a low order of magnitude"

{n: ozone layer, ozonosphere} a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun

{n: quarter horse} a small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia

{n: quarter mile, 440 yards} a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

{n: quarter section} a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side

{n: radius} a circular region whose area is indicated by the length of its radius
"they located it within a radius of 2 miles"

{n: rate} a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
"they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"
"the rate of change was faster than expected"

{n: river} a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

{n: sea mile, mile} a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828.8 meters (6000 feet)

{n: section} a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side

{n: smoke, smoking} a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
"the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles"

{n: sniper rifle, precision rifle} an extremely powerful rifle developed for the military; capable of destroying light armored vehicles and aircraft more than a mile away

{n: sprites, red sprites} atmospheric electricity (lasting 10 msec) appearing as globular flashes of red (pink to blood-red) light rising to heights of 60 miles (sometimes seen together with elves)

{n: square mile} an area of 640 acres

{n: stagecoach, stage} a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns
"we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"

{n: standard} an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
"distance was marked by standards every mile"
"lamps supported on standards provided illumination"

{n: three-mile limit} the limit of a nation's territorial waters

{n: track record} the fastest time ever recorded for a specific distance at a particular racetrack
"the track record for the mile and a half at Belmont is 2 minutes 24 seconds held by Secretariat since 1973"

{n: transit zone} a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers

{n: troposphere} the lowest atmospheric layer; from 4 to 11 miles high (depending on latitude)

{n: turnoff} a side road where you can turn off
"I missed the turnoff and went 15 miles out of my way"

{v: do} travel or traverse (a distance)
"This car does 150 miles per hour"
"We did 6 miles on our hike every day"

{v: kindle, inflame} catch fire
"The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

{v: put on} add to the odometer
"He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

{v: rail} lay with rails
"hundreds of miles were railed out here"

{v: range} have a range ; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun
"This gun ranges over two miles"

{v: ray} emit as rays
"That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky"

{v: reach, hit, attain} reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
"The thermometer hit 100 degrees"
"This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"

{v: run} cover by running ; run a certain distance
"She ran 10 miles that day"

{v: stride} cover or traverse by taking long steps
"She strode several miles towards the woods"

{v: tie up} restrain from moving or operating normally
"Traffic is tied up for miles around the bridge where the accident occurred"

{v: traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across} travel across or pass over
"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

{v: walk} traverse or cover by walking
"Walk the tightrope"
"Paul walked the streets of Damascus"
"She walks 3 miles every day"

The rate of increase of DNA complexity gradually rose to about one bit a year over the last few mil-lion years.
最近的几百万年间,这个速率逐渐增加到大约每年一则信息。
But now we are at the beginning of a new era in which we will be able to increase the complexity of our DNA without having to wait for the slow process of biological evolution.
而现在我们已经开始了一个新纪元,我们可以增加 DNA的复杂性而用不着坐等缓慢的生物进化过程。

In San Bernardino, a dry, dusty city about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, a team of PE specialists used a side-door entrance to turn the school PE programme into a model that has produced quantifiable improvements in children's fitness levels.
在洛杉矶以东约 6O 英里的一个干燥、多尘的城市-桑伯纳迪诺市里,一批体育专家通过 "旁门左道 "使学校的体育课程成了典范,给孩子们的体格健康水平带来了可观的提高。

In 1989, only 2 percent of the students could pass a fitness test that included a mile run, situps, sit-and-reach( to measure flexibility), and pull-ups.
在 1989年,只有 2%的学生能通过一项健康测试,该测试包括一英里长跑、仰卧起坐、屈体前伸(测试柔曲性)和引体向上。

A million miles from the earth, NASA's Advanced Composition Explorer( ACE) spacecraft suddenly found itself under assault.
离地球大约 100万英里的地方,美国国家航空航天局( NASA )的航天器高级太空成分探索者( ACE )突然遭受打击。

A few days earlier, the Solar arid Heliospheric Observatory( SOHO), high above the earth, had captured images of another solar phenomenon--an unusually large prominence, a loop of fiery gases 800,000 miles wide, erupting from the sun's surface.
几天前,地球上空的太阳及日光层观测站( SOHO )曾抓拍到另一种太阳现象的图象-太阳表面异常大的红焰,即从太阳表面喷射出来的 80万英里宽的燃烧的气环。

John's closest neighbor Clint Hart lived two miles down the road.
约翰最亲密的邻居克林特.哈特居住在沿着大路往下两英里的地方。

From the first notes of Donizetti's romantic score Lucia di Lammermoor to the destruction of Valhalla in the final scene of Richard Wagner's grand opera Goetterdammerung, listeners to the 60th season of Texaco Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts in the year 2000 have quite a year, says Concert FM presentation manager Miles Rogers.
从唐尼采蒂的浪漫乐章《拉美摩尔的露契亚》的头几个音符,到里查德·瓦格纳的恢宏歌剧《众神的黄昏》的最后一幕中忠烈祠的毁灭,对于德克萨科大都会歌剧院 2000年广播节目第60个演出季节的听众来说,这一年可真是了不得,《音乐会调频》节目的经理迈尔斯·罗杰斯如是说。

To the north, hopes are pinned to the construction of a 12km( 7.4 mile) dam between the two sections of the sea.
在咸海的南北海域之间修筑一座长 12公里( 7.4英里)的大坝是拯救北部海域的希望所在。

In the wake of Chernobyl and Three Mile Island, I can't argue that it's wrong to be concerned about the safety of nuclear plants.
由于切尔诺贝利和三哩岛事件,我不能说考虑核电厂的安全是错误的。

" Did I come 3,000 miles for this? " I thought bitterly.
"难道我从 3000英里外跑到这儿就为了这个结局? "我痛苦地想道,

Mile after mile it was like an invisible force drawing my attention toward the edge of the road where the soft shoulder gave way to thin air.
一英里接着一英里,像是被一种无形的魔力拽着一样,我一路上怎么也不能让注意力离开那令人窒息的崖边,那里没有平缓的山肩,有的只是稀薄的空气。

I tried to summon up reassuring images of home, now so many hundreds of miles away.
我迫使自己向数百英里之外家中那些温馨的形象寻求慰藉。

But I was going to a distant town in Southwest Africa, and the road across the Kalahari Desert was 1,000 miles shorter than any other.
但我要去西南非洲一个遥远的城市,而越过卡拉哈里沙漠的这条路线要比任何其他路线近 1000英里,

-- I was 30 miles from a village.
而这时,我离最近的村庄还有 30英里。

Dad couldn't afford a car and walked 7 miles each way to work every day at Heinz Electric.
由于我爸买不起汽车,他每天要步行七英里到海英茨电器公司去上班。

Now, 61 years later, I can still see the scars, but I walk 3 miles a day and can ski on both water and snow.
到现在, 61年过去了,我还可以看见自己脚上的伤疤,但是我每天可以步行三英里,而且能滑水和滑雪。

I shudder every time I think of those New England winter days when he had to walk 7 miles to work without his warm coat.
每当我想起家住在新英格兰的那些冬日里,我爸没有暖和的外衣可穿,而每天必须步行七英里去上班,我的心就会震颤。

By the way, the Mariana Trench is about six nautical miles deep, and a cannonball drops at a rate of ten feet per second.
顺便说一句,马里亚纳海沟约六海里深,炮弹在海水中下沉的速度是每秒 10英尺。

She rises at 5 a. m., runs four miles, goes to the gym for strength training, manages the eateries from 10 to 3, spars in the afternoon, then goes home and makes dinner.
她每天早晨 5点起床,跑 4英里,接着去体育馆进行力量训练,从上午 10点到下午 3点经营餐馆,之后练习拳击,然后回家做晚饭。

Dozens of other Web-based customer-incentive programs are out there, like ClickRewards, which distributes frequent-flyer miles.
另外还有数十家网站提供奖励消费者的计划,如 ClickRewards 网站向网友赠送飞行哩数。

But because of a loophole in the 1975 fuel-economy law, today's trucks are allowed to meet a more relaxed standard on miles per gallon than cars: 20.7 vs. 27.5 on average.
但是由于 1975年的节省燃料法中的一个漏洞,如今的卡车每加仑汽油行驶里程只需超过 20.7英里,这比小汽车的 27.5英里要宽松得多了。

And in 1946 he achieved a feat no blind person has ever matched: he swam the 26 miles from Catalina Island to the California coast.
1946年,他还完成了一项盲人从未完成过的壮举:他只身从卡特琳娜岛游到加利福尼亚海岸,全长 26英里。

Not only can AirFlash find the closest Ethiopian restaurant to you, but it also knows that if the closest one is half a mile away and on the far side of a river, you l probably want to eat somewhere else.
AirfFlash 不仅能找到你最近的埃塞俄比亚餐馆,它还会告诉你:餐馆在河对岸,你有半英里之遥。这样的话,你也许应该换个地方用餐。

Two 23-meter yachts race over 20 nautical miles up and down a sausage-shaped course marked out by two buoys.
两艘长 23米的帆船沿着一条用两个浮标标出的香肠状水道竞技 20海里。

Your items are put into crates on moving belts Each item goes into a large green crate containing many customers ' orders that rides a series of conveyor belts for several miles through the huge plant.
你订购的商品被放入传送带上的货篓中所有商品都被放入一个绿色的大货篓中。货篓中堆放着许多顾客订购的商品。货篓在这个大工厂的传送带上走上几英里的路程。

Even if fishing is brought under control, the Bering Sea faces threats that originate thousands of miles away.
即使渔业规模得到了控制,白令海还面临着来自数千英里以外的威胁。

In contrast to the old days, when the goal of coloring your hair was to make sure nobody could tell, the new wave grows out of a peacock-like desire to make sure everyone within a 10-mile radius notices.
过去染发的目的是使别人不知道你的头发是什麽颜色,与此相反,新的潮流源自于孔雀开屏的愿望,要使 10英里之内的人都注意到。

In Virginia this summer, the building of two miles of a real highway and a fiber-optic data-collection network is scheduled for completion.
今年夏天在弗吉尼亚州,按计划将完成一条两英里长的真正高速公路和一个光纤数据收集网络的建设。

Inspired detective work and giant radiotelescopes track down a solar satellite that really shined It's over a million miles away, cost US$1 billion, and has surveyed the sun with spectacular results.
机灵的侦探工作和巨大的射电望远镜追踪到真正发光的太阳观测卫星飞行在百万英里以外,造价十亿美元的太阳观测卫星,出色地完成了对太阳的观测。

m. metre 公尺;mile 英里

mi. mile 英里

mil.;ml. Millilitre 毫升

Linear Measure 长度单位:
1 inch 英寸=25.4 millimetres 毫米
1 foot 英尺=12 inches 英寸=0.3048 metre 米
1 yard 码=3 feet 英尺=0.9144 metre 米
1 (statute) mile 英里=1760 yards 码=1.609 kilometres 千米
1 nautical mile 海里=1852 m. 米

Square Measure 面积单位:
1 square inch 平方英寸=6.45 sq.centimetres 平方厘米
1 square foot 平方英尺=144 sq.in.平方英寸=9.29 sq.decimetres 平方分米
1 square yard 平方码=9 sq.ft. 平方英尺=0.836 sq.metre 平方米
1 acre 英亩=4840 sq.yd.平方码=0.405 hectare 公顷
1 square mile 平方英里=640 acres 英亩=259 hectares 公顷

Linear Measure 长度单位:
1 millimetre 毫米=0.03937 inch 英寸
1 centimetre 厘米=10 mm. 毫米=0.3937 inch 英寸
1 decimetre 分米=10 cm. 厘米=3.937 inches 英寸
1 metre 米=10 dm. 分米=1.0936 yards 码=3.2808 feet 英尺
1 decametre 十米=10 m. 米=10.936 yards 码
1 hectometre 百米=100 m. 米=109.4 yards 码
1 kilometre 千米=1000 m. 米=0.6214 mile 英里
1 mile marin 海里=1852 m. 米=1.1500 mile 英里

Square Measure 面积单位:
1 square centimetre 平方厘米=0.155 sq.inch 平方英寸
1 square metre 平方米=1.196 sq.yards 平方码
1 are 公亩=100 square metres 平方米=119.6 sq.yards 平方码
1 hectare 公顷=100 ares 公亩=2.471 acres 英亩
1 square kilometre 平方公里=0.386 sq.mile 平方英里

A78
Q fever
Infection due to Coxiella burnetii
Nine Mile fever
Quadrilateral fever
Q 热病
Coxiella burnetii 所致的感染
九哩热
四边形热

Mi mile(s) 英里


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