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ease 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ēz/,
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eases, plural;
  1. Make (something unpleasant, painful, or intense) less serious or severe
    • - a huge road-building program to ease congestion
  2. Alleviate the mental or physical pain of
    • - unburdening herself was doing nothing to ease her misery
  3. Become less serious or severe
    • - the pain doesn't usually ease off for several hours
  4. Relax one's efforts; do something with more moderation
    • - I'd ease up on the hard stuff if I were you
  5. Slacken a rope

  6. Sail slowly or gently

  7. Make (something) happen more easily; facilitate
    • - Tokyo's dominance of government was deemed to ease efficient contact-making
  8. (of share prices, interest rates, etc.) Decrease in value or amount
    • - these shares should be bought and tucked away for when interest rates ease
    • - a slight easing of inflation
  9. Move carefully, gradually, or gently
    • - I eased down the slope with care
    • - the pilot eased the throttle back
  10. Gradually exclude someone from a post or place, esp. by devious or subtle maneuvers
    • - after the scandal he was eased out of his job
Noun
  1. Absence of difficulty or effort
    • - he gave up tobacco and alcohol with ease
    • - the guitar's versatility and ease of handling
  2. Absence of rigidity or discomfort; poise
    • - I was always vexed by her self-contained ease
  3. Freedom from worries or problems, esp. about one's material situation
    • - a life of wealth and ease

  1. freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"; "the very easiness of the deed held her back"
  2. move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
  3. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
  4. comfort: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
  5. facilitate: make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
  6. relief: the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress); "he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"; "getting it off his conscience gave him some ease"
  7. Ease is a general purpose parallel programming language, designed by Steven Ericsson-Zenith of Yale University. It combines the process constructs of CSP with logically shared data structures called contexts. ...
  8. The state of being comfortable or free from stress; Freedom from pain, worry, agitation, etc; Freedom from effort, difficulty or hardship; Dexterity or facility; Affluence and freedom from financial problems; Relaxation, rest and leisure; To free (something) from pain, worry, agitation, etc; ...
  9. (easeful) full of ease, restful, comfortable
  10. To slowly loosen a line while maintaining control, such as when loosening the sails.
  11. to make two pieces of different sizes fit together in the same seam. On piece may have to be stretched a little, or bunched up slightly in order to get both pieces the same length.
  12. The amount of fabric in a garment beyond what is needed to fit the body exactly. There are primarily two kinds of ease. "Wearing ease" is the amount of ease needed to be able to move and breathe comfortably in a garment. ...
  13. A computer program used for rapid biologic interpretation of gene lists that result from the analysis of microarray or other highthroughput genomic data. The main function of EASE is to perform theme discovery for a given list of genes.
  14. Is the system or product easy to use? What difficulties do new users face when trying the product for the first time? Are there different challenges for experienced users? Transit example: Are your timetables legible and easily decipherable? ...
  15. The University of Edinburgh Authentication Service
  16. To slacken off carefully; to relax the pressure on the helm when it is hard or nearly hard over.
  17. To seam together two different sized pieces by stretching or bunching slightly.
  18. A way of sewing a length of fabric into a bit of a smaller space without resulting in gathers or puckers.
  19. This is the difference between the body measurements of the finished garment and the actual size of the garment. This will be different in each finished product depending on the style of clothing. There should always be some ease in a garment to allow for comfort.
  20. Let out, as in "ease the sheets or sails"
  21. There is a function in Flash called ‘ease’ located in the properties panel. It’s used for slow-in’s and slow-out’s. To see it you have to have the area between two keys selected on the timeline, and ‘Tweening’ has to be on.
  22. to join two pieces of fabric of unequal length so that edges match evenly without using darts or gathers.
  23. Allowance added to finished drapery width to allow panels to traverse easily.  General rule is 1/2" per panel on a Two-Way Rod or Center Draw.  Also referred to as Give.
  24. This term is used in two ways: (a) when a longer piece of fabric has to be attached to a shorter (e.g. ...
  25. v. to reduce; to make less difficult