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creep 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/krēp/,
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crept, past tense; creeping, present participle; creeps, 3rd person singular present; crept, past participle;
  1. Move slowly and carefully, esp. in order to avoid being heard or noticed
    • - he crept downstairs, hardly making any noise
    • - they were taught how to creep up on an enemy
  2. (of a thing) Move very slowly at an inexorably steady pace
    • - the fog was creeping up from the marsh
  3. (of a plant) Grow along the ground or other surface by means of extending stems or branches
    • - tufts of fine leaves grow on creeping rhizomes
  4. (of a plastic solid) Undergo gradual deformation under stress

  5. (of an unwanted and negative characteristic or fact) Occur or develop gradually and almost imperceptibly
    • - errors crept into his game
    • - the creeping centralization of power
  6. Increase slowly but steadily in number or amount
    • - interest rates have been creeping up in the past few weeks
Noun
  1. A detestable person

  2. A person who behaves in an obsequious way in the hope of advancement

  3. Slow movement, esp. at a steady but almost imperceptible pace
    • - an attempt to prevent this slow creep of costs
  4. The tendency of a car with automatic transmission to move when in gear without the accelerator being pressed

  5. The gradual downward movement of disintegrated rock or soil due to gravitational forces
    • - stones and earth slowly slip down the slopes by soil creep
  6. The gradual deformation of a plastic solid under stress

  7. Gradual bulging of the floor of a mine owing to pressure on the pillars


  1. crawl: move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
  2. someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
  3. a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  4. sneak: to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
  5. a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
  6. grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface); "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
  7. The Committee for the Re-Election of the President, abbreviated CRP but often mocked by the acronym CREEP, was a fundraising organization of United States President Richard Nixon's administration. ...
  8. The Creeping Terror (also known as The Crawling Monster and Dangerous Charter) is a 1964 horror/sci-fi film, in which a slug-like monster terrorizes an American town after escaping from a crashed spaceship. ...
  9. Creep, (Krip - pijin) (Gara = babatana), refers to a customary practice in Choiseul Province, Solomon Islands whereby males may seek to find a wife.
  10. In Materials Science, creep is the tendency of a solid material to slowly move or deform permanently under the influence of stresses. It occurs as a result of long term exposure to high levels of stress that are below the yield strength of the material. ...
  11. Creep is a 2005 British horror film about a woman locked in overnight on the London Underground who finds herself being stalked by a hideously deformed killer living in the sewers below. ...
  12. "Creep" is the fourth and final single by rap duo Mobb Deep, from their album Blood Money. The song features 50 Cent but the video accompanied with it was made and wasn't released. The B-side of the single is "It's Alright", featuring Mary J. Blige and 50 Cent.
  13. The movement of something that creeps (like worms or snails); A relatively small gradual change, variation or deviation (from a planned value) in a measure; A slight displacement of an object: the slight movement of something; The gradual expansion or proliferation of something beyond its ...
  14. (creeping) (plant habit) - adj. growing by spreading out and staying close to the ground. See illustration.
  15. ("creeping") a dog's forward movement from the line while marking; just short of breaking.
  16. (Creeping) A form of locomotion in infants, in which the baby pulls the body forward with the arms while the belly and legs drag behind.
  17. (Creeping) Defect in the action of an aneroid barometer resulting in a sluggish adjustment of the index toward the correct reading when the barometer is subjected to a large and rapid change in pressure.
  18. (Creeping) Dog finds the bird but instead of pointing, it slowly approaches the bird to get closer.
  19. (Creeping) Fire burning with a low flame and spreading slowly.
  20. (Creeping) Occurs when the dog moves forward but does not leave the line prior to being released by the handler.
  21. (Creeping) Stalking someone on social networks.
  22. (Creeping) Term used to describe the practice of sneaking or breaking into a supposed Haunted location.  Creeping is trespassing and is against the law.  You do not have to see a trespassing sign to be trespassing.
  23. (Creeping) The process of clearing out Creeps for experience, gold, and items.
  24. (Creeping) The second stage of the five stages of self-healing, in which you begin to consciously guide your body to move in new ways that include healthier patterns, recognizing and acknowledging subtle improvements.
  25. (Creeping) Undetectable forward movement or moving into your opponent’s critical distance line with them being aware of your actions