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litter 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈlitər/,
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litters, plural;
  1. Make (a place) untidy with rubbish or a large number of objects left lying about
    • - clothes and newspapers littered the floor
  2. Leave (rubbish or a number of objects) lying untidily in a place
    • - there was broken glass littered about
  3. Fill (a text, history, etc.) with examples of something unpleasant
    • - news pages have been littered with doom and gloom about company collapses
  4. Provide (a horse or other animal) with litter as bedding

Noun
  1. Trash, such as paper, cans, and bottles, that is left lying in an open or public place
    • - fines for dropping litter
  2. An untidy collection of things lying about
    • - a litter of sleeping bags on the floor
  3. The group of young animals born to an animal at one time
    • - a litter of five kittens
  4. Material forming a surface-covering layer, in particular

  5. Granular absorbent material lining a tray where a cat can urinate and defecate when indoors

  6. Straw or other plant matter used as bedding for animals

  7. Decomposing but recognizable leaves and other debris forming a layer on top of the soil, esp. in forests

  8. A vehicle containing a bed or seat enclosed by curtains and carried on men's shoulders or by animals

  9. A stretcher, for transporting the sick and wounded


  1. the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
  2. strew; "Cigar butts littered the ground"
  3. rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
  4. make a place messy by strewing garbage around
  5. conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
  6. give birth to a litter of animals
  7. Litter consists of waste products such as containers, papers, and wrappers which have been disposed of without consent. Litter can also be used as a verb. To litter means to throw litter onto the ground as opposed to disposing of it properly.
  8. A litter is a stretcher or basket designed to be used where there are obstacles to movement or other hazards: for example, in confined spaces, on slopes, in wooded terrain. Typically it is shaped to accommodate an adult in a face up position and it is used in search and rescue operations. ...
  9. The litter is a class of wheelless vehicles, a type of human-powered transport, for the transport of persons. Examples of litter vehicles include lectica (ancient Rome), jiao (China), sedan chairs (England), palanquin (also known as palki) (India), gama (Korea) and tahtırevan (Turkey). ...
  10. The Litter was a psychedelic and garage rock band formed in 1966 in Minneapolis. Today they are best remembered for their 1967 debut single "Action Woman."
  11. A platform mounted on two shafts, or a more elaborate construction, designed to be carried by two (or more) people to transport one (in luxury models sometimes more) third person(s) or (occasionally in the elaborate version) a cargo, such as a religious idol; The offspring of a mammal born in ...
  12. (littering) The dropping of litter
  13. (Littering) Scattered debris, rubbish, or trash that may be dropped or deposited in the presence or passage of humans.
  14. "Littering" refers to the unauthorized disposal of refuse in an amount totaling less than one cubic yard.
  15. (litters) stretchers to carry wounded
  16. Waste that is improperly disposed of on the street, sidewalk, lakes and other bodies of water, and in the general environment.
  17. Top layer of the forest, scrubland, or grassland floor, directly above the fermentation layer, composed of loose debris of dead sticks, branches, twigs, and recently fallen leaves or needles, little altered in structure by decomposition.
  18. The surface layer of a forest or crop field, in which the leaves and other organic material are in the process of decomposition.
  19. A stretcher like device utilized in rescue to transport a victim.
  20. Surface buildup of leaves and twigs.
  21. A group of baby mammals with the same parents.
  22. The puppy or puppies of one whelping.
  23. Undecomposed plant residues on the soil surface.  See decomposition.
  24. Waste materials carelessly discarded in an inappropriate place. Littering is against the law.
  25. All of the pups produced in a single birth.