1. fashion => fad, faddish.
可能来自拉丁语fatuus, 无味的，愚笨的，词源同fatuous. 原义为小的兴趣爱好，癖好。后用来指没主见，盲目跟风，一时狂热。
- fad (n.)
- 1834, "hobby, pet project" (adjective faddy is from 1824), of uncertain origin. Perhaps shortened from fiddle-faddle. Or perhaps from French fadaise "trifle, nonsense," which is ultimately from Latin fatuus "stupid." From 1881 as "fashion, craze," or as Century Dictionary has it, "trivial fancy adopted and pursued for a time with irrational zeal."
- 1. Hamnett does not believe environmental concern is a passing fad.
- 2. The question can't be lightly dismissed as a fad or a dream.
- 3. His interest in photography is only a passing fad.
- 4. Collecting stamps is a good fad.
- 5. One is the flavin adenine dinucleotide ( FAD ), and the second is methenyltetrahydropteroylployglutamate ( MTHF ).
- 大肠杆菌photolyase含有两个辅基,分别为黄素腺嘌呤二核苷酸 ( FAD ) 和次甲基四氢叶酸 ( MTHF ).
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