- n.洞穴; 〈方〉地窖;
- 复数: caves;
a dark dank cave
the dusky light inside the cave
But in some respects cave dwellers were far cleverer than us.
The limestone is sufficiently fissured for tree roots to have breached the roof of the cave.
Most of the mouth of the cave was submerged in the lake.
The force of the water washed him back into the cave.
They tried digging in a patch just below the cave.
Heedless of time or any other consideration, they began to search the underwater cave.
I had a nervous breakdown, everything just seemed to cave in on top of me.
Both boats purred out of the cave mouth and into open water.
There is only a pinpoint of light in the cave.
The force of the blast dashed him against the wall of the cave.
A winding path leads to the cave.
The roof of the cave dropped in on the miners, trapping them.
A mouse ran out from the dark orifice of the cave.
They took refuge in a cave yesterday.
The mouth of the cave was so narrow that we had to edge in.
We took shelter from the rain in a cave.
If you go into the cave without waiting for the guide, you do it at your own risk.
The cave was inhabited by a hermit.
The cave was echoing with shouts.
The weight of the snow caused the roof of the cabin to cave in.
The thieves hid their plunder in the cave.
There is water in the interior of the cave.
The cave fell in.
It can take as long as eight days to rig up rope ladders and to establish supply bases before a descent can be made into a very deep cave.
Armed with the new machine, a search party went into the cave hoping to find buried treasure.
The earthquake made the roadbed cave in.
Seen from within, the cave looks larger.
The pirates would often bury gold in the cave and then failed to collect it.
Stored underground in large salt caves in Louisiana, this stockpile is called the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and currently contains over 600 million barrels of oil, roughly equivalent to one month's supply.
As a measure to counter future shortages, the American government decided to establish a stockpile of oil in caves underground
A few daring survived, though, along with a few stay-in-the-cave types.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文
He followed his tracks and returned to the snow cave, because without shelter, he could die that night.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Not knowing how much longer he could last, Nicholas did the only thing he could — he huddled in his cave and slept.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Using his skis, Nicholas built a snow cave.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文收起真题例句
1. an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
1. hollow out as if making a cave or opening;
"The river was caving the banks"
2. explore natural caves
cavelet 似坑洞的, 似穴的
act as lookout
(或cave something in)(with reference to a roof or similar structure) subside or collapse or cause something to do this
the ceiling caved in.
Len's club would have caved his skull in.
hole, cave, cavity, hollow, pit