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[编辑] GRE 红宝书

  • n. 人体模型, 假人
  • [英] n. 人体模型, 假人 ( model of the human figure, used for fitting clothes)
  • [例] a tailor's dummy

[编辑] Webster Collegiate

I. noun (plural dummies)

  • Etymology: [sup]1[/sup]dumb + [sup]4[/sup]-y
  • Date: 1598
  • 1.
    • a. a person who is incapable of speaking
    • b. a person who is habitually silent
    • c. a stupid person
  • 2.
    • a. the exposed hand in bridge played by the declarer in addition to his own hand
    • b. a bridge player whose hand is a dummy
  • 3. an imitation, copy, or likeness of something used as a substitute: as
    • a. mannequin
    • b. a stuffed figure or cylindrical bag used by football players for tackling and blocking practice
    • c. a large puppet usually having movable features (as mouth and arms) manipulated by a ventriloquist
    • d. chiefly British pacifier 2
  • 4. one seeming to act independently but in reality controlled by another
  • 5.
    • a. a mock-up of a proposed publication (as a book or magazine)
    • b. a set of pages (as for a newspaper or magazine) with the position of text and artwork indicated for the printer

II. adjective

  • Date: 1846
  • 1.
    • a. having the appearance of being real ; artificial <dummy foods in the display case>
    • b. existing in name only ; fictitious <dummy corporations>
  • 2. apparently acting for oneself while really acting for or at the direction of another <a dummy director>

III. transitive verb (dummied; dummying)

  • Date: circa 1928
  • to make a dummy of (as a publication) — often used with up<dummied up the front page>

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