名词:blindness 副词:blindingly 形容词比较级:blinder 最高级:blindest 动词过去式:blinded 过去分词:blinded 现在分词:blinding 第三人称单数:blinds
1 unable to see 瞎的
*a blind person 盲人
* be blind from birth, in one eye 生下来就有一只眼瞎了.
2 [attrib 作定语] of or for blind people 盲人的; 为盲人的
*a `blind school 盲人学校.
3 [pred 作表语] ~ (to sth) unable or unwilling to understand or notice sth; oblivious (to sth); unaware (of sth) （对某事物）视而不见, 不以为意, 一无所知
*I must have been blind not to realize the danger we were in. 我一定是瞎了眼, 连我们身临险境也看不出来.
* He is completely blind to her faults. 他一点儿也觉察不到她的错误.
4 [usu attrib 通常作定语] (fig 比喻)
(a) without reason or judgement 缺乏理性或判断力的
*blind hatred/obedience/prejudice 盲目的憎恨[顺从/偏见]
* love/faith that is blind 盲目的爱情[信仰].
(b) not ruled by purpose; thoughtless; reckless 没有目的的; 轻率的; 不顾後果的
*the blind forces of nature/destiny 不可捉摸的自然[命运]之力
* be in a blind fury/panic/rage 无明火起[无谓惊慌/乱发脾气]
* blind haste/speed 瞎忙[疯狂的速度].
5 [usu attrib 通常作定语] concealed; hidden 隐蔽的; 暗藏的
*a blind driveway/entrance 隐蔽的车道[入口]
* a blind bend/corner/turning, ie one that prevents the driver from seeing the road ahead （使司机看不见前面马路的转弯处）隐蔽的弯角[拐角/转弯处].
6 (of an aircraft manoeuvre in cloud, fog, etc) done with the aid of instruments only, without being able to see （指飞机在云、雾等中飞行时）（被障蔽了视线）仅靠仪器导航的
*blind flying 仪器导航飞行
* a blind landing 仪器导航降落.
7 (idm 习语) (as) blind as a `bat unable to see clearly or easily; unable to see what is obvious to others 看不清的; 不易看清的; 看不见的（别人却看得见的）
*He's as blind as a bat without his glasses. 他不戴眼镜时简直跟瞎子一样. turn a blind `eye (to sth) pretend not to notice 假装看不见
*The manager turned a blind eye when his staff were late. 职员迟到时经理装作没看见.
1 without being able to see; with the aid of instruments only 看不见地; 仅凭仪器导向地
*drive/fly blind 仪器导向驾驶[仪器导航飞行].
2 (idm 习语) blind `drunk (infml 口) very drunk 酩酊大醉. swear blind => swear.
1 [Tn] make (sb) temporarily or permanently blind 使（某人）（暂时地或永久地）失明
*a blinding flash/light 令人目眩的闪光[亮光]
* He was blinded (ie dazzled) by the sunlight. 他因阳光照射而看不见东西（眼花）.
* The soldier was blinded in the explosion. 这个军人在那次爆炸中双目失明.
2 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (to sth) (fig 比喻) deprive sb of reason, judgement or good sense 使人丧失思考力、判断力或良好的感觉
*Her love for him blinded her (to his faults). 她非常爱他以至（对他的缺点）丧失了判断力.
3 (idm 习语) blind sb with science confuse sb with a display of technical knowledge 炫示科技知识使某人摸不着头脑.
1 (US shade, window-shade) screen for a window, esp one made of a roll of cloth fixed on a roller and pulled down 窗帘（尤指固定在卷轴上能够拉下来的布质窗帘）
*draw/lower/raise the blinds 拉[放下/扯起]窗帘.
2 thing or person used in order to deceive or mislead （用以蒙骗或迷误对方的）事物或人
*His job as a diplomat was a blind for his spying. 他担任外交官的职务是为了给他的间谍身分打掩护.
3 (US) = hide n 1.
1. When she was eight years old, she went to a school for the blind in Boston, and she learned to read books written for blind people. 8岁时她来到波士顿市的一所盲人学校上学，学会了阅读那些专给盲人出的书。
2. The blind do not always need our help. 盲人并不经常需要我们的帮助.
3. The second blind grasped one of the elephant´s tusks and felt it. 第二个瞎子抓住了一个象牙, 摸了摸它.
4. Though Miss Sullivan herself had been blind, she had been partly cured, and although she could not see very well, she was not blind. 萨莉文小姐自己过去也曾失明，但她已经恢复了一些视力，尽管她的视力不算好，但算不上盲人。
5. The legend says that he became blind, and he has been known ever since as Peeping Tom. 据传说他（因此）成了个瞎子。从此后，他就得名“扒眼汤姆”。
6. There were once six blind men in India, who stood by the roadside every day, begging from the people who passed. 从前，印度有六个盲人，每天都站在路边向过往行人乞讨。
7. They had often heard of elephants, but they had never seen one; for being blind, how could they? 他们常听人说起大象，但从未见过；因为是盲人，怎么看得见呢？
8. The sixth was very blind indeed, and it was some time before he could find the elephant at all. 第六个盲人实在太瞎了，过了好半天才摸到象。
9. Then the truth struck me. He was blind. 后来我恍然大悟，他是个盲人。
10. At an institution for the blind, Annie learned braille. 在一所盲人学校，安妮学了布莱叶盲文。