CET6+ TEM8 GRE
1. shake => shack.
词源不详，可能来自 shake 方言变体，引申词义棚屋，摇晃的破屋。
- shack (n.)
- 1878, American English and Canadian English, of unknown origin, perhaps from Mexican Spanish jacal, from Nahuatl (Aztecan) xacalli "wooden hut." Or perhaps a back-formation from dialectal English shackly "shaky, rickety" (1843), a derivative of shack, a dialectal variant of shake (v.). Another theory derives shack from ramshackle.
Slang meaning "house" attested by 1910. In early radio enthusiast slang, it was the word for a room or office set aside for wireless use, 1919, perhaps from earlier U.S. Navy use (1917). As a verb, 1891 in the U.S. West in reference to men who "hole up" for the winter; from 1927 as "to put up for the night;" phrase shack up "cohabit" first recorded 1935 (in Zora Neale Hurston).
- 1. They have since knocked down the shack.
- 2. We built a small Hartmann - Shack wavefront sensor for measuring atmospheric disturbance characteristics.
- 建立了一个小型Hartmann - Shack波前传感器来测量大气扰动特征.
- 3. At the very back of the yard, several feet from Lenny, was a wooden shack.
- 4. The Government was keen for people to get married rather than shack up.
- 5. I moved away from the shack and picked my way among the rubble.
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