Oh Gosh! 變成Dr. 了, 8/1 開始PostDoc 工作。
別寄SOP過來了阿...真的沒時間改

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quail   (kweɪl)

n.鵪鶉

  from wiki: 鵪鶉是一種生性膽怯的鳥類,不喜結群互動,而喜歡成對活動於開闊且有植被覆蓋的平原、牧場、農田等環境。本物種生性膽怯,體形較小且偽裝色很好,常常潛伏在農田、草場的植物基部,極難發現,受到驚嚇後會尖叫著從藏身處直飛而去。

v. [to lose heart or courage in difficulty or danger; shrink with fear.]

  ex. I neither quiver nor quail .




 

 字源:imitative of the bird's cry.

ps. 在slang中,Slang meaning "young attractive woman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quaint    (kweɪnt)

adj. [attractively unusual, esp in an old-fashioned style]

  ex. a quaint village

 

記: If you know someone already, you call them ac + quaint. That is because, they are already known to you (old).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qualified

adj. [fitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose; having complied with the specific requirements or precedent conditions (as for an office or employment);eligible]

  ex. qualified teachers 

  ps. qualifying exam

adj. [limited or modified in some way; partial or incomplete]

  ex. qualified approval

  ex. a qualified success

 

 

字源:qualify 1465, "to invest with a quality," Sense of "be fit for a job" first appeared 1588. Qualification in the sense of "limitation, restriction" is from 1543.

 

ps. disqualify

  ex. She was disqualified in the first round. 她在第一局裡就被淘汰了.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qualm   (kwɑːm)

n. [feeling of doubt, esp about whether what one is doing is right]

  ex. He felt no serious qualms about concealing the information from the police. 他向警方隱瞞實情而並未感到十分不妥.

 

 

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qualm  n.緊張不安 [qualm is a disturbing feeling of uneasiness and self-doubt]
   
scruple   n.疑慮  [an ethical consideration or principle that inhibits action]
   
compunction  n.良心不安 [a prick or twinge of conscience aroused by wrongdoing or the prospect of wrongdoing]
   
misgiving n.顧慮  [a feeling of doubt or suspicion especially concerning a future event]

 

 

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quandary

n. [state of not being able to decide what to do; awkward or difficult situation]

  ex. I've been offered a better job but at a lower salary I'm in a quandary about what to do.

  有人要給我一份更好的工作, 但薪水較低--我很為難, 不知如何是好.

  ps. predicament, dilemma,and plight

 

 

記:quantary relates to quantum physics,which is so complex that it leaves you in DILEMMA about the UNCERTAINITY of photon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quantum 

quant-um

n.量子 ... 這要怎麼解釋呢....

(複數形quanta)

 

ps. quantity quality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quarantine  (ˈkwɒrənˌtiːn)

quarant-ine

n.隔離 [isolation for people or animals that may carry an infectious disease, until it is known that there is no danger of the disease being passed on to others]

  ex. kept in quarantine for a week

v.隔離

 

字源:1520s, "period of 40 days in which a widow has the right to remain in her dead husband's house." Earlier (15c.)from L. quadraginta "forty," related to quattuor "four"

 

Movie--Quarantine

 

 

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quadrupole  
quartet n.四重唱
quarantine n.隔離區、檢疫所 (40天)
quintessence n.(5) 精華
 

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quartet

n.四重奏 [a musical composition for four instruments or voices]

  ps.string quartet: a quartet of performers on stringed instruments usually including a first and second violin, a viola, and a cello

 

 

Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18 No.1 1st mvt.

 

 

barbershop quartet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quarry

n. [an open excavation usually for obtaining building stone, slate, or limestone ]

  wiki: A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted.

n.正在被捕獵的鳥獸 [  animal or bird that is being hunted ]

  ps. It took the police several days to track down their quarry. 警方用了幾天時間追查到案中目標.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quash

v.鎮壓; 搗碎 [to suppress or extinguish and completely]

  ex. The rebellion was quickly quashed.

 

 quash v.鎮壓; 搗碎
squash v.鎮壓; 搗碎
  n. 南瓜屬植物

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quell   (kwɛl)

v. [To quell opposition or violent behaviour means to stop it.]

  ex. to quell a riot

  ex. The industry minister, Yoshio Hachiro, stepped down after apologies failed to quell calls for his resignation within his own governing Democratic Party.

v. [If you quell an unpleasant feeling such as fear or anger, you stop yourself or other people from having that feeling. ]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quench   (kwɛntʃ)

v.撲滅火焰等 [ extinguish (fire, flames, etc), esp with water]

  ex. Nothing could quench her longing to return home again.

  ex. Superstition sets the whole world in flames; philosophy quenches them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quaver

v. [to utter sound in tremulous tones]

n.顫抖的聲音 [trembling sound]

n.八分音符 = eighth note

  wiki: An eighth note (in the US and Canada) or a quaver (other English-speaking countries) is a musical note played for one eighth the duration of a whole note, hence the name.

 

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quiver  (與quaver同來源)

v/n. [to shake or move with a slight trembling motion]

  ex. the quiver of an eyelid(眼皮)

n.箭筒 [a case for carrying or holding arrows]

 

How the quiver tree survives in the desert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

quay  (kiː)

n.碼頭 [landing-place, usu built of stone or iron, for loading and unloading ships ]

  ps. key : low island or reef, esp in the W Indies and off the coast of Florida.

  ps. Key west, Florida

字源:from O.N.Fr. cai (O.Fr. chai) "sand bank," from Gaulish caium (5c.),

 

 


 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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