- vi. 翻滚；沉溺；起伏
- n. 混乱；翻滚；起伏
- adj. 重量级骑手的
- welter:  Welter was originally a verb, meaning ‘roll about’ (borrowed probably from Middle Dutch welteren, it came ultimately from the Germanic base *wal-, *wel- ‘roll’, source also of English wallet, wallow, waltz, etc, and is distantly related to English involve, revolve, etc). It was first used as a noun in the 16th century, in the sense ‘confusion, turmoil’, but the modern sense ‘confused mass, jumble’ did not emerge fully until the mid 19th century.
The welter of welter-weight , which originally meant ‘heavyweight horseman or boxer’, may be the same word, but it is perhaps more likely to have been derived from the verb welt in the sense ‘hit, thrash’. This originally meant ‘provide a shoe with a welt or strip of leather’, and was derived from the noun welt , a word of uncertain origin.
=> involve, revolve, volume, wallow, waltz, weld, well
- welter (v.)
- "to roll or twist," early 14c., from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German welteren "to roll," from Proto-Germanic *waltijan (cognates: Old English wieltan, Old Norse velta, Old High German walzan "to turn, revolve," German wälzen "to roll," Gothic waltjan "to roll"), from PIE root *wel- (3) "to turn, revolve" (see volvox). Related: Weltered; weltering.
- welter (n.)
- 1590s, "confusion," from welter (v.). The meaning "confused mass" is first recorded 1851.
- 1. a welter of information
- 2. In trade ( both goods and services ), a welter of impediments persist.
- 无论在商品贸易还是服务 贸易 方面, 都有着大量杂乱无章的障碍.
- 3. In the latest welter of housing data, some have seen green shoots.
- 4. He lay there rolling'round in the welter of his gore.
- 5. Mother told her son not to welter in pleasure and idleness.
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