- vi. 爬行；匍匐行进
- vt. 爬行；缓慢地行进
- n. 爬行；养鱼池；匍匐而行
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- crawl (v.)
- c. 1200, creulen, from a Scandinavian source, perhaps Old Norse krafla "to claw (one's way)," Danish kravle, from the same root as crab (n.1). If there was an Old English *craflian, it has not been recorded. Related: Crawled; crawling.
- crawl (n.)
- 1818, from crawl (v.); in the swimming sense from 1903, the stroke developed by Frederick Cavill, well-known English swimmer who emigrated to Australia and modified the standard stroke of the day after observing South Seas islanders. So called because the swimmer's motion in the water resembles crawling.
- 1. The traffic on the approach road slowed to a crawl.
- 2. As he tried to crawl away, he was hit in the shoulder.
- 3. I was heading on a secret mission that made my flesh crawl.
- 4. I hated this man, his very touch made my skin crawl.
- 5. The baby began to crawl, then managed her first tottering steps.
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