n.水槽,檐槽,排水沟,槽,贫民区 vt.开沟于 vi.流 n.装订线
动词过去式:guttered 过去分词:guttered 现在分词:guttering 第三人称单数:gutters
1 long (usu semicircular) metal or plastic channel fixed under the edge of a roof to carry away rain-water 排水檐沟; 天沟. =>illus at App
1 见附录1插图, page vii.
2 (a) (channel at the) side of a road, next to the kerb 路边沟; 排水沟; 阴沟
*cigarette packets thrown into the gutter 扔在阴沟里的香烟盒.
(b) the gutter [sing] (fig 比喻) poor or debased state of life 贫苦低级的生活
*the language of the gutter, ie vulgar language 粗鄙的语言
* He picked her out of the gutter and made her a great lady. 他使她脱离贫苦生活, 并成为贵妇.
v [I] (of a candle) burn fitfully, as if about to go out （指蜡烛）忽明忽暗（似要熄灭）.