heavy

英 ['hevɪ] 美 ['hɛvi]
  • adj. 沉重的;繁重的,巨大的;阴沉的
  • n. 重物;严肃角色
  • adv. 大量地;笨重地
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heavy 重的,沉的,重型的

来自古英语hefig,用力的,沉重的,来自PIE*kap,抓住,抓起,词源同capable,have.由重引申多种词义。

heavy
heavy: [OE] From the prehistoric Germanic verb *khabjan ‘lift’ was derived the noun *khabiz ‘weight’. This in turn was the source of the adjective *khabiga- ‘weighty’, from which have come Dutch hevig and English heavy (the other Germanic languages once had related forms, but have long since abandoned them in favour of other ways of expressing ‘heaviness’).
=> heave
heavy (adj.)
Old English hefig "heavy, having much weight; important, grave; oppressive; slow, dull," from Proto-Germanic *hafiga "containing something; having weight" (cognates: Old Saxon, Old High German hebig, Old Norse hofugr, Middle Dutch hevich, Dutch hevig), from PIE *kap- "to grasp" (see capable). Jazz slang sense of "profound, serious" is from 1937 but would have been comprehensible to an Anglo-Saxon. Heavy industry recorded from 1932. Heavy metal attested by 1839 in chemistry; in nautical jargon from at least 1744 in sense "large-caliber guns on a ship."
While we undervalue the nicely-balanced weight of broadsides which have lately been brought forward with all the grave precision of Cocker, we are well aware of the decided advantages of heavy metal. ["United Services Journal," London, 1830]
As a type of rock music, from 1972.
heavy (n.)
mid-13c., "something heavy; heaviness," from heavy (adj.). Theatrical sense of "villain" is 1880.
1. I don't want any more of that heavy stuff.
我再也不想碰那种麻烦事了。

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2. The outside air was heavy and moist and sultry.
外面的空气沉滞、潮湿而闷热。

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3. I slowly zipped and locked the heavy black nylon bags.
我慢慢地把那些沉重的黑色尼龙袋的拉链拉上并锁好。

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4. The city has been flattened by heavy artillery bombardments.
城市已被猛烈的炮火夷为平地。

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5. There was a heavy thudding noise against the bedroom door.
卧室门上发出一声沉重的撞击声。

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