n.粉碎,碎片,落花(叶,粒等) vt.打碎,使散开,粉碎,破坏 vi.粉碎,损坏,落叶
副词:shatteringly 动词过去式:shattered 过去分词:shattered 现在分词:shattering 第三人称单数:shatters
1 I, Tn] (cause sth to) break suddenly and violently into small pieces （使某物）突然而剧烈地裂成碎片, 粉碎
*The pot shattered as it hit the floor. 罐子掉在地板上摔了个粉碎.
* The explosion shattered all the windows. 这次爆炸把所有窗户都震碎了.
* (fig 比喻) What an ear-shattering noise! 这声音能把耳朵震聋!
2 [Tn] (infml 口) destroy (sth) completely 粉碎（某事物）
*shatter sb's hopes 使某人的希望破灭
* This event shattered all my previous ideas. 这件事把我以前所有的想法都摧毁了.
3 [Tn esp passive 尤用于被动语态] (infml 口) disturb the calmness of (sb); shock 扰乱（某人）的心境; 使震骇
*We were shattered by the news. 这一消息震动了我们.
4 [Tn esp passive 尤用于被动语态] (Brit infml 口) exhaust (sb) completely 使（某人）筋疲力尽
*We were totally shattered after the long journey. 我们经过长途旅行都已精疲力竭.
[Date: 1300-1400; Origin: Probably from an unrecorded Old English sceaterian]
[I and T]
to break suddenly into very small pieces, or to make something break in this way
The plate hit the floor, and shattered into tiny bits.
The explosion shattered the building.
to completely destroy someone's hopes, beliefs, or confidence
Their hopes and dreams were shattered by war.
A few weeks in a tiny damp room soon shattered his illusions about university life.
1. Gunners using science to shatter men´s bodies while, close at hand, surgeons use it to restore them? 炮手们用科学来毁坏人体, 而外科医生就在近旁用科学使其恢复健康.
2. Could any spectacle, for instance, be more grimly whimsical than that of gunners using science to shatter men´s bodies. 例如:炮手们用科学来毁坏人体,还有比这更令人害怕的怪诞情景吗?
3. Could any spectacle, for instance, be more grimly whimsical than that of gunners using science to shatter men´s bodies while, close at hand, surgeons use it to restore them? 例如：炮兵利用科学毁坏人的身体、而外科医生就在附近用科学抢救被炮兵毁坏的人体，还有什么情景比这更可怕、更怪诞的吗？