- vt.& vi.收缩，皱缩; （使）缩水; 退缩，畏缩;
- n.收缩; 畏缩; <俚>精神病学家;
- 复数: shrinks;
- 第三人称单数: shrinks;
- 过去式: shrank; shrunk;
- 过去分词: shrunk; shrunken;
- 现在分词: shrinking;
If you give up exercise, your muscles shrink and fat increases. By the same token, if you expend more energy you will lose fat.
Alistair saw Henry shrink, as if the words had touched a nerve.
We must not shrink from the legitimate use of force if we are to remain credible.
I've seen a shrink already.
There was a general acceptance that the defence budget would shrink.
Washing wool in hot water will shrink it.
Will this soap shrink woolen clothes?
这种肥皂会使毛织品缩水 吗 ?
Woollen fabrics shrink in the wash.
This cloth won't shrink when it's washed.
How much must we allow for the shrink?
Will this soap shrink woollen clothes?
这种肥皂会使毛织衣物收缩 吗 ?
This cloth will not shrink in the wash.
Her undaunted spirit did not shrink from the only correct answer.
You can shrink either an enemy's units ( or your own ) for loads of fun!
Instinctively, I shrink back from people who are in pain.
The European Commission's top layer of political leaders will shrink.
He had a tendency to shrink up whenever attention was focused on him.
Double safety sealed with an outer shrink wrap film and an inner bottle freshness seal.
Ternary shares shrink film package of assets, the costs also greatly reduced.
Woolen fabrics shrink after washing.
We have no control over where the fat cells decide to swell and shrink.
He will not shrink from any hardship.
You know, maybe you should speak to my shrink.
Nor need we shrink from honestly facing conditions in our country today.
With its special chemical composition link will shrink into two beads , thus cutting off the circuit.
While brains shrink with normal aging, the rate is doubled in people with Alzheimer, he said.
当大脑因为正常的老化而萎缩时, 阿尔茨海默氏症患者的幅度是正常人的两倍, 他接着说.
Mr Williams does not shrink from confrontation.
Will that shrink too?
是不是也缩水 呢 ?
Since industrialization, maintaining such a slow cultural metabolism has been much harder, with the long midday meal shrinking to whatever could be stuffed into a lunch bucket or bought at a food stand.
Its purpose is to build and maintain bone and muscle mass, both of which shrink with age.
com, predicts that the recession will shrink America's economy by
Yet there are recent signs that the gap could be starting to shrink.
But now these segments are looking at slower growth curves – or shrinking markets in some cases – as consumers are not as eager to spend money on new gadgets.
They have stagnant (萧条的) or shrinking markets for goods and services.
What is said to be the consequence of a shrinking population
But at a time when the American factory seems to be a shrinking presence, and when good manufacturing jobs have vanished, perhaps never to return, there is something deeply troubling about this dilution of American craftsmanship.
Manufacturing's shrinking presence undoubtedly helps explain the decline in craftsmanship, if only because many of the nation's assembly line workers were skilled in craft work, if not on the job then in their spare time
But over the next few decades labour forces in rich countries are set to shrink so much that inflows of immigrants would have to increase enormously to compensate: to at least twice their current size in western Europe's most youthful countries, and three times in the older ones.
It's a product he believes could help solve future global food crises resulting from shrinking amounts of land available for growing meat the old-fashioned way.
Indeed official figures suggest the country has shrunk by 5% since 1993 and people in Russia live a shorter life now than those in 1961.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文
The death of Russians may result in a shrinking population, which would damage its economic future.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 题设
The Jazz audience continues to shrink and grow older, and the music has failed to connect with younger generations.
2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读C 原文收起真题例句
1. a physician who specializes in psychiatry
1. wither, especially with a loss of moisture;
"The fruit dried and shriveled"
2. draw back, as with fear or pain;
"she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
3. reduce in size; reduce physically;
"Hot water will shrink the sweater"
"Can you shrink this image?"
4. become smaller or draw together;
"The fabric shrank"
"The balloon shrank"
5. decrease in size, range, or extent;
"His earnings shrank"
"My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
condense, compress, contract, shrink