名词:coiner 动词过去式:coined 过去分词:coined 现在分词:coining 第三人称单数:coins 形容词:coinable
1 (a) [C] piece of metal used as money 硬币
*two gold coins 两枚金币
* a handful of coins 一把硬币.
(b) [U] money made of metal 硬币:
5 in coin 5英镑的硬币.
2 (idm 习语) the other side of the coin => side1. pay sb in his own/the same coin => pay2.
(a) make (coins) by stamping metal （冲压金属）制造（硬币）.
(b) make (metal) into coins 将（金属）制成硬币.
2 [Tn] invent (a new word or phrase) 创造（新词语）
*coin words for new products 为新产品创造新词.
3 (idm 习语) `coin it/money (infml 口) earn a lot of money easily or quickly 赚大钱; 发大财. to coin a `phrase
(a) (used to introduce a new expression, or a well-known expression that one has changed slightly 采用一新词语或略改动一现成词语时, 可用此短语作引子).
(b) (ironic 反语) (used to apologize for using a well-known expression rather than an original one 因无创意而使用一现成词语时, 用此短语自嘲).
1. The coin rolled underneath the piano. 硬币滚到钢琴下面去了.
2. The upside of a coin usually has a head on it. 硬币正面常有个头像。
3. They finally found a small gold coin which was almost worthless. 但最后找到的是一枚几乎一钱不值的小金币。