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crawl 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/krôl/,
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crawled, past participle; crawls, 3rd person singular present; crawling, present participle; crawled, past tense;
  1. (of a person) Move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
    • - they crawled out from under the table
  2. (of an insect or small animal) Move slowly along a surface
    • - the tiny spider was crawling up Nicky's arm
  3. (of a vehicle) Move at an unusually slow pace
    • - the traffic was crawling along
  4. Swim using the crawl

  5. Behave obsequiously or ingratiatingly in the hope of gaining someone's favor
    • - don't come crawling back to me later when you realize your mistake
  6. (of paint or other liquid) Move after application to form an uneven layer over the surface below
    • - glazes can crawl away from a crack in the piece
  7. Be covered or crowded with insects or people, to an extent that is disgusting or objectionable
    • - the place was crawling with soldiers
Noun
  1. An act of moving on one's hands and knees or dragging one's body along the ground
    • - they began the crawl back to their own lines
  2. A slow rate of movement, typically that of a vehicle
    • - he reduced his speed to a crawl
  3. A swimming stroke involving alternate overarm movements and rapid kicks of the legs

  4. A strip or band running across the bottom of a computer or television screen, within which news headlines, public service announcements, and advertisements are continuously scrolled


  1. a very slow movement; "the traffic advanced at a crawl"
  2. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
  3. a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
  4. feel as if crawling with insects; "My skin crawled--I was terrified"
  5. a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
  6. be full of; "The old cheese was crawling with maggots"
  7. "Crawl" is the first (commercially available) single from New Zealand rock band Atlas released in 2007. It was featured on their debut album Reasons for Voyaging. It is one of the most successful New Zealand rock songs of the 21st century, staying atop the charts for seven weeks.
  8. "Crawl" is a song by American recording artist Chris Brown. It is the second single from his third studio album Graffiti, released as a digital download on November 24, 2009. The song was produced by The Messengers and was written by The Messengers, Luke Boyd, and Brown. ...
  9. Crawl is an EP by the Swedish death metal band Entombed. It was released in 1990 by Earache Records as an appetizer to the new album Clandestine. This EP featured Orvar Säfström from Nirvana 2002 on vocals.
  10. "Crawl" is a song by American rock band Kings of Leon, and the second track of their 2008 album Only by the Night. It was the first track to be premiered from the album, with the band offering it as a free download on their website for a short period of time. ...
  11. Crawl is the second EP by the American hardcore punk band Laughing Hyenas, released in 1992 through Touch and Go Records.
  12. A news ticker (sometimes referred to as a "crawler") is a small screen space on news television networks dedicated to presenting headlines or minor pieces of news. It may also refer to a long, thin scoreboard-style display seen around the front of some offices or public buildings. ...
  13. The act of moving slowly on hands and knees etc, or with frequent stops; A rapid swimming stroke with alternate overarm strokes and a fluttering kick; A piece of horizontally scrolling text overlaid on the main image; To creep; to move slowly on hands and knees, or by dragging the body along ...
  14. (Crawling) When a glaze pulls away from areas of the pot during firing, leaving areas of bare clay body. Caused by getting dirt, dust or grease on the pot before glazing, or by a reaction between glazes.
  15. (crawling) The tendency of a liquid to draw up and bead on the surface.
  16. (Crawling) Defect of poor adhesion; may cause to gather up in globs.
  17. (crawling) (1) a condition that occurs when a glaze becomes extremely viscous in the molten stage causing the glaze to collect in heaps; (2) cohesive effect of ink into drops after printing onto a surface that the ink does not completely wet; (3) the pulling away of a coating from its original ...
  18. (Crawling) Shrinkage or retraction of the glaze during firing, causing exposed areas of body.
  19. “Crawling” or “Indexing” is the process in which the search engines review and catalog a website.
  20. (Crawling) Areas of a wet film where the coating material recedes or 'pulls away' from the surface.
  21. (CRAWLING) Trepidation; taking a careful approach / Lowering your standards; infantile behavior
  22. (CRAWLING) is the process in which web spiders, also called robots or bots, browse the Web gathering data from web sites. Crawling can be used to make copies of web pages for search engines to index, collect specific information from pages, or perform maintenance tasks. ...
  23. (Crawling) (ceramics) Refers to a glaze that has separated into sections on the clay surface during firing. Also referred to as alligator glaze.
  24. (Crawling) A parting and contraction of the glaze on the surface of ceramic ware during drying or firing, resulting in unglazed areas bordered by coalesced glaze. (W)
  25. (Crawling) Coating defect: tendency of a wet paint film to recede from certain areas of a painted surface. This substrate de-wetting can be induced by a substrate contamination.