动词过去式:blended/blent 过去分词:blended/blent 现在分词:blending 第三人称单数:blends
1 [Tn] mix (different types of sth) in order to get a certain quality 混合; 搀和
*blended whisky/tea/coffee/tobacco 混合的威士忌[茶叶/咖啡/烟草].
2 (a) [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (with sth)/~ (together) form a mixture; mix 成为混合物; 混合
*Oil does not blend with water. 油不溶于水.
* Oil and water do not blend. 油与水不能混合.
(b) [Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ A with B/~ A and B (together) mix one thing with another; mix things together 将此物与彼物混合; 把东西搀杂在一起
*Blend the eggs with the milk. 把蛋搀到奶里.
* Blend the eggs and milk (together). 把蛋和奶搀到一起.
3 (a) [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (with sth)/~ (together) combine with sth in a harmonious way; look or sound good together 调和; 协调; 融合
*Those cottages blend perfectly with the landscape. 那些农舍与周围的风景完全融为一体了.
* Their voices blend (together) well. 他们的声音很和谐.
(b) [I, Ipr] ~ (into sth) (esp of colours) shade gradually into each other （尤指颜色）逐渐融合在一起
*The sea and the sky seemed to blend into each another. 大海和蓝天似乎连成了一片.
4 (phr v) blend in (with sth) mix harmoniously (with sth) （与某物）十分协调:The new office block doesn't blend in with its surroundings.新的办公大楼与周围的环境很不协调. blend sth in (in cooking) add another ingredient to sth and mix the two （烹饪时）在某物中加入其他成分使之混合
*Melt the butter and then blend in the flour. 先把黄油融化, 然後加入面粉.
1 mixture of different sorts 不同种类的混合物
*Which blend of coffee would you like? 你要哪一种混合咖啡?
* (fig 比喻) His manner is a blend of charm and politeness. 他的举止既充满魅力, 又彬彬有礼.
2 = portmanteau word (portmanteau).
1. Blend the butter and the sugar before adding other ingredients of the cake. 在加蛋糕的其它成分之前,先把奶油和糖混合一下.