n.圈套,陷阱,诡计,活板门,存水弯,汽水闸,(双轮)轻便马车 vi.设圈套,设陷阱 vt.诱捕,诱骗,计捉,设陷,坑害,使受限制
动词过去式:trapped 过去分词:trapped 现在分词:trapping 第三人称单数:traps
1 device for catching animals, etc 捕动物等的器具; 陷阱
*a `mouse-trap 老鼠夹
* a `fly-trap 捕蝇器
* lay/set a trap (for rabbits) 设置（捉兔子的）器具
* caught in a trap 落入陷阱.
2 (fig 比喻)
(a) plan for capturing or detecting sb （为擒拿或侦获某人的）计策
*The thieves were caught in a police trap. 窃贼遭警方用计擒获.
(b) trick or device to make sb betray himself, reveal a secret, etc （诱人暴露自己、泄露秘密等的）圈套, 诡计
*You fell right into my trap. 你恰恰中了我的计.
* Is this question a trap? 这个问题是不是个圈套?
(c) unpleasant situation from which it is hard to escape （难以摆脱的）困境
*For some women marriage is a trap.对有的妇女来说, 婚姻就是一种 绊.
3 U-shaped or S-shaped section of a drain-pipe that holds liquid and so prevents unpleasant gases entering from the drain 存水 弯（排水管道中的U形或S形弯管, 用以阻止臭气外溢）.
4 light two-wheeled carriage drawn by a horse or pony 轻便双轮马车.
5 (a) compartment from which a greyhound is released at the start of a race 赛狗开始时把狗放出的隔栏.
(b) device for sending clay pigeons, balls, etc into the air to be shot at 抛靶器（可将泥鸽、球等弹射至空中作为活靶）.
6 = trapdoor.
7 (sl 俚) mouth 嘴
*Shut your trap! 住嘴!
1 [Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] keep (sb) in a place from which he wants to move but cannot 使（某人）陷入困境
*Help! I'm trapped open the door! 救命啊! 我出不来了--快开门!
* They were trapped in the burning hotel. 他们被困在发生火灾的旅馆里.
* The lift broke down and we were trapped inside (it). 电梯出故障了, 我们困在里面出不来.
2 [Tn] keep (sth) in a particular place, usu so that it can be easily removed, used later, etc 使（某物）留在某处（通常为易于除去、以待使用等）
*A filter traps dust from the air. 过滤网可存住空气中的尘埃.
* a special fabric that traps body heat 对体温有良好保暖性能的织物.
3 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (into sth/doing sth) catch sb by a trick 用计捕捉某人或使某人上当
*trapped into an unhappy marriage 陷入不幸的婚姻中
* I was trapped into telling the police all I knew. 我中计了, 把所知道的一切全都告诉了警方.
4 [Tn] catch (a creature) in a trap 用捕捉器捕捉（动物）
*It'scruel to trap birds. 诱捕鸟是很残忍的. trapper n personwho traps animals, esp for their fur （用捕捉器）捕捉动物的人（尤指为获得毛皮）.