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elegance 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈeləgəns/,
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elegances, plural;
  1. The quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner; style
    • - a slender woman with grace and elegance
  2. The quality of being pleasingly ingenious and simple; neatness
    • - the simplicity and elegance of the solution

  1. a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
  2. a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics); "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
  3. (elegant) refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
  4. (elegant) suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
  5. (elegant) displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution; "an elegant dancer"; "an elegant mathematical solution -- simple and precise"
  6. (elegantly) with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner; "the room was elegantly decorated"
  7. Elegance is the attribute of being unusually effective and simple. It is frequently used as a standard of tastefulness, particularly in the areas of visual design and decoration. Elegant things exhibit refined and dignified propriety.
  8. Many mathematicians derive aesthetic pleasure from their work, and from mathematics in general. They express this pleasure by describing mathematics (or, at least, some aspect of mathematics) as beautiful. ...
  9. Grace, refinement, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners; Restraint and grace of style; The beauty of an idea characterized by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision; A refinement or luxury
  10. (Elegant) Describes beautiful, well-balanced wines - graceful, not necessarily full-bodied.
  11. (Elegant) Having complexity and finesse without being aggressive or heavy.
  12. (Elegant) Used to describe wines of grace, balance and beauty.
  13. (elegant) Although more white wines than red are described as being elegant, lighter-styled, graceful, balance red wines can be elegant.
  14. (Elegant) Refined character, distinguished quality, stylish, not heavy.
  15. (Elegant) Of exceptionally high quality and distinction, harmoniously balanced and with all virtues intact; possessing a certain lightness and flair.
  16. (Elegant) Describes balanced, harmonious, refined wines. A wine with flavour, quality, and style, and that isn't heavy, tannic or acidic. A balance of components is also implied.
  17. (ELEGANT) A wine in great balance.
  18. (ELEGANT (see also COMPLEX)) What to say when there is great balance and grace in the wine, but you can't quite find apt words of description. Almost a synonym for "breed".
  19. (Elegant) A distinguished wine with good lineage, harmonious in color and aroma, balanced on the palate, with a good bouquet and the right period of aging.(Tasting term)
  20. (Elegant) A reference to work of an author whose work is to be attacked
  21. (Elegant) A term that is given to wines that are reminiscent of grace, stability and splendor.
  22. (Elegant) A term to describe a wine that possess finesse with subtle flavors that are in balance.
  23. (Elegant) A very fine wine but usually a little light in the body.
  24. (Elegant) An even, lingering flavour, that is pleasing, refined and not too overblown,
  25. (Elegant) Coffees that have a luxurious mouth feel and intriguing flavours.