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bench 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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benches, plural;
  1. Exhibit (a dog) at a show
    • - Affenpinschers and Afghans were benched side by side
  2. Withdraw (a sports player) from play; substitute
    • - the coach benched quarterback Randall Cunningham in favor of Jim McMahon
Noun
  1. A long seat for several people, typically made of wood or stone

  2. A long, sturdy work table used by a carpenter, mechanic, scientist, or other worker

  3. The office of judge or magistrate
    • - his appointment to the civil bench
  4. A judge's seat in a court

  5. Judges or magistrates collectively
    • - rulings from the bench
  6. A seat in Parliament for politicians of a specified party or position
    • - the Conservative benches
    • - the Opposition benches
  7. The politicians occupying such a seat
    • - the pledge that was given by the Opposition benches yesterday
  8. A seat on which sports coaches and players sit during a game when they are not playing

  9. A flat ledge in masonry or on sloping ground


  1. a long seat for more than one person
  2. take out of a game; of players
  3. exhibit on a bench; "bench the poodles at the dog show"
  4. terrace: a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
  5. judiciary: persons who administer justice
  6. workbench: a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
  7. Bench (usually branded as "Bench." with a full stop) is a British clothing brand that is sold worldwide, including in Europe, Canada, and Australia. The company was founded in Manchester, Britain,http://www.bench.co.uk and specialises in streetwear.http://www.hardcloud.com/Brands/about-Bench.asp
  8. A bench is a piece of furniture, on which several people may sit at the same time. Benches are typically made of wood, but may also be made of metal, stone, or synthetic materials. Many benches have arm and back rests; some have no back rest and can be sat on from either side. ...
  9. In geomorphology and geology, a bench is a long, relatively narrow strip of relatively level or gently inclined land that is bounded by distinctly steeper slopes above and below it. Benches can be of different origins and created by very different geomorphic processes.Jackson, J.A. ...
  10. Bench in legal contexts means simply the location in a courtroom where a judge sits. The historical roots of that meaning come from the fact that judges formerly sat on long seats or benches (freestanding or against a wall) when presiding over a court. ...
  11. A Bench can be a metonymy, served from the sitting bench (furniture), not unlike some uses of chair and seat, for certain groups of people metonymically associated with certain seatings. ...
  12. A weight training bench is a piece of equipment that has a resemblance to a normal (e.g. park) bench, but is designed for use in weight training.
  13. A long seat, for example, in the park; The people who decide on the verdict; the judiciary; The place where the judges sit; The place where players (substitutes) and coaches sit when not playing; The number of players on a team able to participate, expressed in terms of length; A place where ...
  14. (BENCHES) A flat area above a stream or river.
  15. (Benches) Individual levels in the extraction of an open-pit which often remain as steps in the walls of the pit
  16. (Benches) Surface configurations added to stormwater basins that create flat edges, usually installed for safety and to minimize erosion.
  17. (Benches) The long horizontal levels or steps to which successive quarry faces are taken and along which mineral, stone or overburden is worked.
  18. (Benches) Use as a decoration or sit on it for leisure. A great accent to any Bed and is multi-purpose. Eclectic: A variety of shapes and colors are mixed together to form this style. It is all about imagination, unexpected contrasts, and delightful surprises that make your room unique to yourself.
  19. A heavy metal platform used to restore a vehicle's structural geometry to factory specifications. This is done by securing a portion of the vehicle to the platform, then pulling appropriate areas of the vehicle into place using special clamps, chains and hydraulic winches. ...
  20. Refers to substitutes sitting on the sideline, as well as to the bench or chairs they sit on.
  21. A ledge that, in open-pit mine and quarries, forms a single level of operation above which minerals or waste materials are excavated from a contiguous bank or bench face. ...
  22. term used to refer to judges or the court - example: "Please approach the bench" refers to approaching the judge.
  23. Distrust debtors and confidants if you dream of sitting on one. If you see others doing so, happy reunions between friends who have been separated through misunderstandings are suggested.
  24. The desk in the courtroom occupied by the judge; more broadly, the court itself.
  25. The place where the judge is positioned during court proceedings.  Sometimes, the term is used to refer to the court as a whole.