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coffee 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈkôfē/,/ˈkäfē/,
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coffees, plural;
  1. A drink made from the roasted and ground beanlike seeds of a tropical shrub, served hot or iced
    • - a cup of coffee
    • - a coffee pot
  2. A cup of this drink
    • - she'll buy you a coffee
  3. These seeds raw, roasted and ground, or processed into a powder that dissolves in hot water
    • - a jar of instant coffee
  4. A pale brown color like that of coffee mixed with milk

  5. A party or reception at which coffee is served
    • - going to coffees and answering questions
  6. The shrub of the bedstraw family that yields these seeds, two of which are contained in each red berry. Native to the Old World tropics, most coffee is grown in tropical America


  1. a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
  2. any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
  3. coffee bean: a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
  4. chocolate: a medium brown to dark-brown color
  5. CoFFEE is an open source software for computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) in a digital classroom. ...
  6. COFFEE (often written as "C.O.F.F.E.E") is a computer scripting language that forms part of CINEMA 4D, a proprietary 3D graphics application. ...
  7. Coffea is a large genus (containing more than 90 species) of flowering plants in the madder family, Rubiaceae. They are shrubs or small trees, native to subtropical Africa and southern Asia. Seeds of several species are the source of the popular beverage coffee. ...
  8. "Coffee" is a song by the American hip hop artist Aesop Rock from his fifth studio album None Shall Pass. It features John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats.
  9. A coffee bean beverage. Believed to have originated in Ethiopia, but Brazil and Columbia are the two largest producers today. American roast ("regular roast") beans are medium-roasted, resulting in the moderate brew favored by Americans.
  10. To dream of drinking coffee, denotes the disapproval of friends toward your marriage intentions. If married, disagreements and frequent quarrels are implied. To dream of dealing in coffee, portends business failures. If selling, sure loss. Buying it, you may with ease retain your credit. ...
  11. n.s. [It is originally Arabick, pronounced caheu by the Turks, and cahuah by the Arabs.] The tree is a species of Arabick jessamine, which see. ...
  12. Java or Jamoke is used by bluejackets to designate coffee. Some sailors call coffee "joe", which some say is a derivative of Foster's song, "Old Black Joe." Others call coffee java, jamoke, murk, a shot, or a shot in the arm.
  13. as seen in Claire's hut, ("Lighthouse")
  14. Kahlua (Mexico), Tia Maria (Jamaica), Irish Cream (Ireland)
  15. Respite period enjoyed by baggagemen while awaiting arrival of the next train. Also called spot
  16. (n.) euphemistically, interactive sexual activity, particularly on a casual basis; presumably deriving from a popular pick-up line ("Why don't we get some coffee sometime? ...
  17. Recycled ground coffee is being used to make an odor control, fast drying, environmentally friendly, absorbent fabric. The process of making fabric out of coffee grounds is very similar to that used to turn bamboo into a viscose-like material. ...
  18. n., small gathering to cultivate high-dollar contributors. Rel: tool. Con: lap dance. Ant: fund-raiser. ("When I use the term 'coffee,' in terms of raising the amount necessary for the DNC to succeed, I don't mean it in terms of money being contributed at the event. ...
  19. Coffee is makes a great addition to bread. Also, don’t forget the flavored varieties. Just replace some other liquid in the recipe with coffee 1 to 1.
  20. Liquid stimulant (active ingredient- C8H10N4O2) frequently taken by band directors.
  21. was introduced to Iran by the Arabs and remained popular for centuries. In modern times, however, coffee (‘Turkish’ style) is served only at memorial services. It was superseded in the 20th century by tea, which is grown in the Caspian region. ...
  22. Black coffee, under a strong light, is reflective.
  23. For those who use Melitta paper coffee filters, there is a reusable cotton alternative from: The Coffee Sock Company, P.O. Box 10023, Eugene, OR 97440. They also make hand-held coffee socks with a stainless steel frame. At $3. ...
  24. Coffee itself, coffee makers and coffee services are generally personal expenses and not chargeable to public funds. However, coffee may be purchased from public funds for large events or large meetings involving either guests from outside the campus or a cross section of the campus community. ...
  25. Is an anti-oxidant and exfoliant that leaves the skin smooth and soothed.