- vt. 用鸠尾榫接合；与…吻合
- vi. 吻合
- n. 楔形榫头
- late 16c. (n.), 1650s (v.), from dove (n.) + tail. So called from resemblance of shape in the tenon or mortise of the joints to that of the birdâs tailfeather display. Related: Dovetailed.
- 1. It is important that we dovetail our respective interests.
- 2. I'm following up a few things that might dovetail.
- 3. The management of local affairs should dovetail regional interests with those of the country as a whole.
- 4. They must be closely monitored to make certain that diplomatic and military moves dovetail.
- 5. And so of cause I had to dovetail with that.
[ dovetail 造句 ]