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detour 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈdēˌto͝or/,
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detours, plural;
  1. Take a long or roundabout route
    • - he detoured around the walls
  2. Avoid or bypass (something) by taking such a route
    • - I would detour the endless stream of motor homes
Noun
  1. A long or roundabout route taken to avoid something or to visit somewhere along the way
    • - he had made a detour to a cafe
  2. An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed


  1. a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
  2. travel via a detour
  3. A detour or diversion route is a route around a planned area of prohibited or reduced access, such as a construction site.
  4. Detour (1945) is a film noir cult classic that stars Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake and Edmund MacDonald. The movie was adapted by Martin Goldsmith and Martin Mooney (uncredited) from Goldsmith's novel and was directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. ...
  5. The 11th season of the American situation comedy television series Frasier originally aired between September 2003 and May 2004, beginning on September 23, 2003.
  6. Detour is a 1939 novel by Martin M. Goldsmith. The author adapted his novel into the noted film noir cult film of the same name.
  7. "Detour (There's A Muddy Road Ahead)" is a Western swing ballad written by Paul Westmoreland in 1945.
  8. Season five of the television show The X-Files ran from 1997-1998. Episodes marked with an asterisk (*) are part of the series' mytharc. Episodes with a double asterisk (**) are part of the series' Alien Mythology.
  9. Micromasters is a Transformers subline composed of small figures that came packaged in groups and with bases that interacted with the figures. They were sold at the peak of Galoob's Micro Machines craze and were packaged in groups of four just like Micro Machines. ...
  10. Teletoon at Night (formerly known as Teletoon Detour) is the name for the animated programming block targeted towards teen and adult audiences which airs from 9:00 p.m. to 4 a.m. ET/PT every night on the Canadian television channel Teletoon. ...
  11. Detours is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow. The album marks Crow reuniting with Bill Bottrell, who produced Crow's debut album, Tuesday Night Music Club and briefly worked with Crow on her 1996 self-titled album. The album returned to Crow's forte in roots rock. ...
  12. (Detours (album)) Detours is a live album by Canadian progressive rock band Saga. The album was recorded during their European Tour in 1997.
  13. (Detours(Sheryl Crow single)) "Detours" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow. It is featured on Crow's sixth studio album Detours. The song surprisingly charted by itself on the billboard Triple A Chart. Sheryl sang this song on Ellen Degenres Show. ...
  14. (The Detours (Scottish band)) The Detours are a five-piece rock/metal band from Glasgow, Scotland. The band have performed a UK tour to promote their new single "Bull Rider", which was out 22 August on iTunes and all other digital stores. ...
  15. (The Detours (The Who)) The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964 by Roger Daltrey (vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar), John Entwistle (bass) and Keith Moon (drums). They became known for energetic live performances which often included instrument destruction. ...
  16. A diversion or deviation from one's original route; To make a detour; To direct or send on a detour
  17. (1998) (a.k.a. Too Hard to Die)
  18. An alternate path of travel used while a regular path of travel is temporarily closed.
  19. (1945) d. Edgar G. Ulmer, with Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Don Brodie (starring Tom Neal and Ann Savage)
  20. An alternative route which traffic has to follow due to closure of a stretch of road for repairs, etc. A diversion.
  21. "A Detour is a choice between two tasks, each with its own pros and cons. Teams must successfully complete one of the tasks described on the clue in order to receive their next clue." -Phil
  22. Ends 1/2 zoom and hinge, centers counter rotate 1/4.
  23. A detour is a temporary route which directs highway traffic around construction work. The detour route is always marked with the proper marker and additional signs to indicate it is a detour route.
  24. symbolizes an obstacle you've reached in your life and would rather avoid.
  25. A unplanned direction.