- n. 高原；稳定水平；托盘；平顶女帽
- vi. 达到平衡；达到稳定时期
CET6 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 TOEFL
1. platform => plateau.
2. plate <==> platform.
- plateau (v.)
- 1952, from plateau (n.). Related: Plateaued; plateauing.
- plateau (n.)
- 1796, "elevated tract of relatively level land," from French plateau "table-land," from Old French platel (12c.) "flat piece of metal, wood, etc.," diminutive of plat "flat surface or thing," noun use of adjective plat "flat, stretched out" (12c.), perhaps from Vulgar Latin *plattus, from Greek platys "flat, wide, broad" (see plaice). Meaning "stage at which no progress is apparent" is attested from 1897, originally in psychology of learning. In reference to sexual stimulation from 1960.
- 1. The US heroin market now appears to have reached a plateau.
- 2. We took a plane south-west across the Anatolian plateau to Cappadocia.
- 3. The road straightened and we were on a plateau.
- 4. Inflation has reached a plateau.
- 5. The ranch is in the middle of a large plateau.
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