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weak [ wi:k] a.弱的;软弱的

weak [wi:k] a. 差的,弱的,淡的

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak, instruments of the wise.
弱者受制于环境,智者利用环境。

Most people sympathize with the weak.
多数人同情弱者。

The foundation of that building is weak; it may fall down.
这幢建筑物的地基很差,可能会倒塌。

black coffee 清咖啡
milk coffee 加牛奶的咖啡
strong/weak coffee 浓/淡咖啡

The old man has a weak heart, and should avoid excitement.
这位老人心脏很衰弱,应避免激动。

The wounded soldier was so weak that he could hardly take in even liquid.
这名受伤的战士身体太弱,甚至不能喝流体食物。

The troops were too weak to withstand another attack.
军队太弱了,抵挡不住下一次进攻。

He grew weak in after years.
在以后的几年里,他变得衰弱了。

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.
心有余而力不足。

The patient is too weak to speak.
病人太衰弱了,不能说话。

Your argument is too weak to convince me.
你的论点太薄弱了,说服不了我。

Circumstances are the rulers of the weak, instrument of the wise.
弱者困于环境,智者利用环境。

Every man has his weak side.
人人都有自己的弱点。

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.
心有馀而力不足。

To be angry with a weak man is a proof that you are not very strong yourself.
对弱者发脾气证明你自己并不很强。

Weak men wait for opportunity, but the strong men make it.
若者等待机会,强者创造机会。

A What should I do? I feel faint. I feel really weak.
A 我该怎么办?我感觉晕。我感觉非常虚弱。
B We'll take you to the hospital. You don't look well.
B 我们将送你去医院。你看起来不好。
A I must sit down for a minute.
A 我必须坐下来呆一会。
B You sit here. I'll get a taxi.
B 你坐在这里。我去叫辆出租车。
A I've got a terrible headache.
A 我头疼得厉害。
B Don't worry. We'll be at the hospital very soon.
B 别担心。我们将很快就到医院。

His urine stream is very weak and slow.
他小便流动得很慢很弱。

- The spirit is willing ; but the flesh is weak.心有余而力不足
A: How many times have you tried quitting smoking ? B: It's not that the spirit is not willing, but that the flesh is weak.

避实就虚 [bì shí jiù xū] /stay clear of the enemy's main force and/strike at his weak points/

薄弱 [bó ruò] /weak/frail/

孱 [chán] /coward/weak/

脆弱 [cuì ruò] /weak/frail/

淡 [dàn] /insipid/diluted/weak/light in color/tasteless/fresh/indifferent/nitrogen/

缺点 [quē diǎn] /weak point/fault/shortcoming/

软弱 [ruǎn ruò] /weak/feeble/flabby/

弱 [ruò] /weak/feeble/young/inferior/

弱点 [ruò diǎn] /weak point/failing/

弱硷 [ruò jiǎn] /weak base/

弱脉 [ruò mài] /weak pulse/

弱酸 [ruò suān] /weak acid/

弱小 [ruò xiǎo] /small and weak/

瘦弱 [shòu ruò] /thin and weak/

衰 [shuāi] /weak/feeble/decline/wane/

衰弱 [shuāi ruò] /weak/feeble/

瘫软 [tān ruǎn] /limp/weak/

微弱 [wēi ruò] /weak/faint/feeble/

虚弱 [xū ruò] /weak/in poor health/

窳 [yǔ] /bad/useless/weak/

{adj: airtight, air-tight} having no weak points
"an airtight defense"
"an airtight argument"

{adj: colorless, colourless} weak in color; not colorful
<-> colorful

{adj: decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weakly} lacking physical strength or vitality
"a feeble old woman"
"her body looked sapless"

{adj: drooping, flagging} weak from exhaustion

{adj: faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded} weak and likely to lose consciousness
"suddenly felt faint from the pain"
"was sick and faint from hunger"
"felt light in the head"
"a swooning fit"
"light-headed with wine"
"light-headed from lack of sleep"

{adj: faint, weak} deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc
"a faint outline"
"the wan sun cast faint shadows"
"the faint light of a distant candle"
"weak colors"
"a faint hissing sound"
"a faint aroma"
"a weak pulse"

{adj: fallible, frail, imperfect, weak} having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
"I'm only a fallible human"
"frail humanity"

{adj: feeble, nerveless} lacking strength
"a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

{adj: frail} physically weak
"an invalid's frail body"
<-> robust

{adj: namby-pamby, gutless, spineless, wishy-washy} weak in willpower, courage or vitality

{adj: strong} having strength or power greater than average or expected
"a strong radio signal"
"strong medicine"
"a strong man"
<-> weak

{adj: syncopated} stressing a normally weak beat

{adj: unaccented, light, weak} used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress
"a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"
"a weak stress on the second syllable"

{adj: watery, washy, weak} overly diluted; thin and insipid
"washy coffee"
"watery milk"
"weak tea"

{adj: weak-kneed} lacking will power or resolution
"the role of the dissenter is not for the weak-kneed"

{adj: weak-stemmed} having a weak stem

{adj: weakened} made weak or weaker

{adj: weak} (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

{adj: weak} deficient in intelligence or mental power
"a weak mind"

{adj: weak} deficient or lacking in some skill
"he's weak in spelling"

{adj: weak} having little physical or spiritual strength
"a weak link"
<-> strong

{adj: weak} likely to fail under stress or pressure
"the weak link in the chain"

{adj: weak} not having authority, political strength, or governing power
"a weak president"

{adj: weak} tending downward in price
"a weak market for oil stocks"

{adj: wimpish, wimpy} weak and ineffectual

{adj: wisplike, wispy} thin and weak
"a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson

{adv: flimsily} in a weak and flimsy manner
"this car is so flimsily constructed!"

{adv: lamely} in a weak and unconvincing manner
"`I don't know, Edward,' she answered lamely"

{adv: upstairs, in the head, in the mind} with respect to the mind
"she's a bit weak upstairs"

{adv: wanly} in a weak or pale or languid manner
"she was smiling wanly"

{adv: weakly} in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
"weakly agreed to a compromise"
"wheezed weakly"
"he was weakly attracted to her"
<-> strongly

{n: M-theory} (cosmology) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong

{n: New World warbler, wood warbler} small bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song

{n: all-or-none law} (neurophysiology) a nerve impulse resulting from a weak stimulus is just as strong as a nerve impulse resulting from a strong stimulus

{n: apodiform bird} nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feet; spends much of its time in flight

{n: association} (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

{n: asthenic type, ectomorphy} slender, weak, and lightweight

{n: barbet} small brightly colored stout-billed tropical bird having short weak wings

{n: carbonic acid} a weak acid known only in solution; formed when carbon dioxide combines with water

{n: cheep, peep} the short weak cry of a young bird

{n: citric acid} a weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits); used as a flavoring agent

{n: cyanamide, cyanamid} a weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts)

{n: electromagnetic interaction} an interaction between charged elementary particles that is intermediate in strength between the strong and weak interactions; mediated by photons

{n: estrone, oestrone, theelin, Estronol} a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary; synthesized (trade name Estronol) and used to treat estrogen deficiency

{n: failing, weakness} a flaw or weak point
"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"

{n: forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength} an asset of special worth or utility
"cooking is his forte"
<-> weak point

{n: galvanic skin response, GSR, psychogalvanic response, electrodermal response, electrical skin response, Fere phenomenon, Tarchanoff phenomenon} a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body

{n: good part} a place of especial strength
<-> weak part

{n: gravitational interaction} a weak interaction between particles that results from their mass; mediated by gravitons

{n: graviton} a gauge boson that mediates the (extremely weak) gravitational interactions between particles

{n: human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh} alternative names for the body of a human being
"Leonardo studied the human body"
"he has a strong physique"
"the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

{n: hydrocyanic acid, prussic acid} a solution of hydrogen cyanide in water; weak solutions are used in fumigating and in the synthesis of organic compounds

{n: hydrofluoric acid} a weak poisonous liquid acid; formed by solution of hydrogen fluoride in water

{n: hypochlorous acid} a weak unstable acid known only in solution and in its salts; used as a bleaching agent and as an oxidizing agent

{n: hyponitrous acid} an explosive white crystalline weak acid (H2N2O2)

{n: infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness, valetudinarianism} the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

{n: intermediate vector boson} a gauge boson that mediates weak interactions between particles

{n: jumpstart, jump-start} starting an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of jumper cables to another car
"my battery was dead so I had to get a jumpstart from my neighbor"

{n: lepton} an elementary particle that participates in weak interactions; has a baryon number of 0

{n: methyl orange} an azo dye used as an acid-base indicator; used for titrations involving weak bases

{n: overflow incontinence} urinary incontinence that occurs when the bladder is so full that it continually leaks urine; often attributable to a blocked urethra (e.g., due to prostate enlargement) or weak bladder muscles or nerve damage

{n: phenolphthalein} a laxative used in many preparations under various trade names; also used as an acid-base indicator in titrations involving weak acids and strong bases because it is brilliant red at high alkalinity and colorless below pH 8

{n: pin, peg, stick} informal terms of the leg
"fever left him weak on his sticks"

{n: powerlessness, impotence, impotency} the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
<-> power, powerfulness

{n: pyrrhotite, pyrrhotine, magnetic pyrites} a brownish iron sulfide mineral (FeS) having weak magnetic properties

{n: saquinavir, Invirase} a weak protease inhibitor (trade name Invirase) used in treating HIV

{n: semitrance} a trancelike state in which the person can follow instructions but voluntary action is weak or absent

{n: shimmer, play} a weak and tremulous light
"the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers"
"the play of light on the water"

{n: singletary pea, Caley pea, rough pea, wild winterpea, Lathyrus hirsutus} a weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop

{n: slop} (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
"he lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided"

{n: softy, softie} a person who is weak and excessively sentimental

{n: state} the way something is with respect to its main attributes
"the current state of knowledge"
"his state of health"
"in a weak financial state"

{n: straw man, strawman} a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted

{n: syncopation} a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat

{n: theory of indicators, Ostwald's theory of indicators} (chemistry) the theory that all indicators are either weak acids or weak bases in which the color of the ionized form is different from the color before dissociation

{n: titanic acid} a white weak acid that is a hydrated form of titanium dioxide

{n: underbelly} the quality of being weak or unprotected
"the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill

{n: valetudinarian} weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health

{n: van der Waal's forces} relatively weak attraction between neutral atoms and molecules arising from polarization induced in each particle by the presence of other particles

{n: vine} a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

{n: vital sign} sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition
"he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"

{n: vulture} any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion

{n: warlord} supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak

{n: weak interaction, weak force} (physics) an interaction between elementary particles involving neutrinos or antineutrinos that is responsible for certain kinds of radioactive decay; mediated by intermediate vector bosons

{n: weak part, weak spot, soft spot} a place of especial vulnerability
<-> good part

{n: weak point} an attribute that is inadequate or deficient
<-> strong point

{n: weakling, doormat, wuss} a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

{n: weakness} the condition of being financially weak
"the weakness of the dollar against the yen"
<-> strength

{v: emaciate} grow weak and thin or waste away physically
"She emaciated during the chemotherapy"

{v: enfeeble, debilitate, drain} make weak
"Life in the camp drained him"

{v: etiolate} make weak by stunting the growth or development of

{v: falter, waver} be unsure or weak
"Their enthusiasm is faltering"

{v: pass} accept or judge as acceptable
"The teacher passed the student although he was weak"
<-> fail

{v: peg} stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
"The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"

{v: shimmer} shine with a weak or fitful light
"Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight"

{v: syncopate} modify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat

{v: tweet, twirp} make a weak, chirping sound
"the small bird was tweeting in the tree"

{v: waste, emaciate, macerate} cause to grow thin or weak
"The treatment emaciated him"

The storyline may be a little weak but the action is so powerful and realistic, with the audience being covered in sprayed water and fake smoke at appropriate times, that you feel you are part of the movie.
故事情节也许有点单薄,但动作场景却是如此地火爆、逼真。在适当的时候,观众会被喷上一身水雾,并被笼罩在人造硝烟之中,使你觉得自己成了电影的一部分。

Most strikingly, a new set of rules introduced in 1983 did away with the position of Devil's Advocate, the man previously charged with casting a sceptical eye over the evidence and asking hard questions about the weak, or less believable, points in a candidate's dossier.
最引人注目的是, 1983年采用的一套新的规则废除了列圣审查官的职位。从前交给这种官吏的任务是对申请人档案中的证据加以怀疑,并对其中的弱点或者不那么可信的疑点追根究底。

" John, " she said in a weak voice, poem, new one. "
"约翰, "她说,声音软弱无力, "诗,新的诗。 "

Weak in the knees with apprehension.
心情不安,膝盖发软。

I gave him a weak smile and said good night.
我冲着他勉强笑笑,道了一声晚安。

By studying a computerized database of more than 430,000 people who suffered heart attacks across the U.S., it was determined that there are six major risk factors that increase the chances that any heart attack you suffer will be atypical. These six risk factors include: having a weak heart( from congestive heart disease), diabetes or a history of stroke; being 65 or older, female or from a minority group.
通过仔细研究美国全国 43万心脏病患者的计算机数信息,研究人员发现:导致心脏病发作特征不典型的危险因素主要有六个,它们是:心脏脆弱(源自充血性心脏病)、糖尿并中风史、患者年龄在 65岁以上、女性以及患者为少数民族。

" Many fat people are discriminated against, because people see them as weak-willed, " says Elly Jeurissen, a statistician and fat-acceptance advocate in the Netherlands.
荷兰统计学家、接纳肥胖者运动倡导者埃利·朱里森说。许多胖人受到歧视,因为人们认为他们意志薄弱。

Perhaps the batteries were too weak to pick up the broadband signal, but without knowing the craft's exact location there was no other solution.
可能是电池太弱不能接收到宽带信号,但是,由於不知道飞行器的准确位置,他们别无他法。

Result: SOHO responded by transmitting a weak signal.
卫星终于传来微弱的信号。

The United States will also push for more accountability from the aid recipient countries. Paul Reid, senior advisor to the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, said it makes no sense to ramp up aid levels if the serious issue of weak governance isn't addressed. "We will pursue smarter ways to provide more and better aid. But we will do so with the knowledge that more money alone is not the answer, and may well prove to be counter-productive for those nations that lack adequate governance and capacity to effectively utilize that aid," he said.
美国也将会从援助接受国中争取到更多的责任。国务卿下属经济、商务和农业事物办公室高级顾问里德说,如果软弱的政府没有强调严肃的问题,那么升高援助的级别就变的没有意义了。皮特曼说:“我们将以更明智的方式提供更多更好的援助。但我们这样做的时候也明白,光是提供更多资金并不能解决问题。而且,对那些缺乏充足的政府管理和有效使用援助能力的国家来说,更多的资金还可能产生反效果。”

弱电解质 weak electrolyte

弱碱性阴离子交换剂 weak-base anion exchanger

下跌趋势:The market is weak (疲软) / soft (疲软) / easy (缓慢).

weak and lax 软弱涣散

F60.7
Dependent personality disorder  
Personality disorder characterized by pervasive passive reliance on other people to make
one's major and minor life decisions, great fear of abandonment, feelings of helplessness
and incompetence, passive compliance with the wishes of elders and others, and a weak
response to the demands of daily life. Lack of vigour may show itself in the intellectual
or emotional spheres; there is often a tendency to transfer responsibility to others.
Personality (disorder):
. asthenic
. inadequate
. passive
. self-defeating
依赖性人格违常
此种人格违常有下列特徵 : 依赖他人为自己做重大
事情和日常生活之决定 ; 非常害怕被放弃 ; 感到无
助和无法胜任事情 ; 被动地顺从长者或他人的期望
; 对日常生活所需不太有反应。在智力功能或情绪
方面常表现出缺乏精力 ; 有将责任托附在别人身上
之倾向。
人格 ( 违常 ) :
. 无力性人格违常
. 不能胜任性人格违常
. 被动性人格违常
. 自我贬抑性人格违常

R09.8
Other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and
respiratory systems
Bruit(arterial)
Chest:
. abnormal percussion
. friction sounds
. tympany
Rales
weak pulse
其他涉及循环及呼吸系统之明示症状及候
嘈音 ( 动脉性 )
胸腔
. 异常敲击音
. 摩擦音
. 鼓音
罗音
弱脉

弱解 weak solution

弱守恒型 weak conservation form


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