- vt. 擦；消除；涂上
- vi. 擦；打
- n. 擦拭；用力打
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- wipe (n.)
- 1640s, "act of wiping," from wipe (v.). From 1708 as "something used in wiping" (especially a handkerchief); 1971 as "disposable absorbent tissue."
- wipe (v.)
- Old English wipian "to wipe, cleanse," from Proto-Germanic *wipjan "to move back and forth" (cognates: Danish vippe, Middle Dutch, Dutch vippen, Old High German wifan "to swing"), from PIE *weip- "to turn, vacillate, tremble" (source of Latin vibrare "to shake;" see vibrate).
- 1. When he had finished washing he began to wipe the basin clean.
- 2. The spill could wipe out the Gulf's turtle population.
- 3. Why not wipe the slate clean and start all over again?
- 4. She gave the table a quick wipe and disappeared behind the counter.
- 5. Wipe the mushrooms clean and thread them on a string.
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