nestling

英 ['nes(t)lɪŋ] 美 ['nɛstlɪŋ]
  • n. 婴儿;未离巢的雏鸟
  • v. 安顿下来;筑巢;把…安置于巢中(nestle的ing形式)
GRE
nestling
«
1 / 10
»
nestling 雏鸟,幼鸟

nest,鸟巢,-ling,小词后缀。即还不能离巢的小鸟。

nestling (n.)
late 14c., "bird too young to leave the nest," from nest (n.) + diminutive suffix -ling.
1. Nearby, nestling in the hills, was the children's home.
孩子们的家就在附近的山里。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Across hills and rivers , they walked more than two hundred kilometres and arrived at a little hamlet nestling in the green mountains.
他们跋山涉水,步行二百余公里,来到了一个青山环抱的小村庄.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

3. Someone was turning over papers , making a nestling noise.
有谁在那里翻着什么纸张,悉悉窣窣的.

来自汉英文学 - 中国现代小说

4. Nearby, nestling in the hills, was the children's home.
孩子们的家就在附近的山里。

来自辞典例句

5. I guessed they had a nestling.
我猜到,是它们,有了雏儿.

来自汉英文学 - 现代散文

[ nestling 造句 ]