动词过去式:deluged 过去分词:deluged 现在分词:deluging 第三人称单数:deluges
1 (a) great flood or rush of water 洪水; 大水流
*When the snow melts, the mountain stream becomes a deluge. 雪融化时, 山间溪流变成山洪暴发.
(b) heavy fall of rain 大暴雨; 倾盆大雨
*I got caught in the deluge on the way home. 我在回家的路上遇到倾盆大雨.
2 (fig 比喻) great quantity of sth that comes all at once 同时涌来的大量事物
*a deluge of work, words, letters 涌来的大量工作、滔滔不绝的话、纷至沓来的信件.
v [esp passive 尤用于被动语态
1 ~ sth (with sth) flood sth (with sth) （以某物）淹没某物
*The town was deluged with thick slimy mud. 该城到处都是又厚又黏的泥.
2 ~ sb/sth (with sth) (fig 比喻) send or give sb/sth a very large quantity of sth （事物）涌现
*I was deluged with phone calls. 我的电话应接不暇.
* We advertised the job and were deluged with applications. 我们登出了这项工作的广告, 收到的申请书不计其数.