hotbed

英 ['hɒtbed] 美 ['hɑtbɛd]
  • n. 滋长地,温床
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hotbed 温床

比喻用法。

hotbed (n.)
1620s, from hot + bed (n.); originally "bed of earth heated by fermenting manure for forcing growing plants;" generalized sense of "place that fosters rapid growth" is from 1768.
1. The area was a hotbed of crime.
这个地区是犯罪活动的温床。

来自《权威词典》

2. The city is a hotbed of crime.
这个城市是犯罪的温床.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. These are the seedlings that are hardening off in a hotbed.
这些是放在温床中经受耐寒锻炼的幼苗.

来自辞典例句

4. The city was known as a hotbed of intrigue.
这个城市被认为是个滋生阴谋诡计的温床.

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5. Northern Australia is a hotbed of exotic animals, including the frilled lizard.
北澳大利亚是奇异动物的温床, 包括皱褶蜥蜴.

来自互联网

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