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pale 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/pāl/,
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palest, superlative; paler, comparative;
  1. Light in color or having little color
    • - choose pale floral patterns for walls
  2. (of a person's face or complexion) Having less color than usual, typically as a result of shock, fear, or ill health
    • - she looked pale and drawn
  3. Feeble and unimpressive
    • - unconvincing rock that came across as a pale imitation of Bruce Springsteen
Verb
  1. Become pale in one's face from shock or fear
    • - I paled at the thought of what she might say
  2. Seem less impressive or important
    • - all else pales by comparison
    • - his own problems paled into insignificance compared to the plight of this child
Noun
  1. A wooden stake or post used as an upright along with others to form a fence

  2. A boundary
    • - bring these things back within the pale of decency
  3. An area within determined bounds, or subject to a particular jurisdiction

  4. The areas of Russia to which Jewish residence was restricted

  5. A broad vertical stripe down the middle of a shield


  1. picket: a wooden strip forming part of a fence
  2. turn pale, as if in fear
  3. very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"
  4. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"
  5. lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
  6. abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
  7. Palé is a town and sub-prefecture in the Nzérékoré Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea.
  8. Pale is the second album by Toad the Wet Sprocket. Recorded independently in 1989 for roughly $6000, the band negotiated a deal with Columbia Records to release this without any alterations, along with their 1988 release "Bread And Circus", "Pale" was released in January 1990 and "Come Back Down ...
  9. Paleness of color is the property of being a light or pastel version of another color of the same hue. The paler color has higher luminance, and lower chrominance (or color saturation).
  10. In the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, the Pale, properly known as the Theocracy of the Pale, is a political state situated in the Old Aerdy West region of the Flanaess, west of the Rakers.
  11. A pale is a term used in heraldic blazon and vexillology to describe a charge on a coat of arms (or flag), that takes the form of a band running vertically down the center of the shield. ...
  12. Human skin color can range from almost black (in skin with very high concentrations of the dark brown pigment melanin) to nearly colorless (appearing pinkish white due to the blood vessels under the skin). Skin color is determined primarily by the amount and type of melanin. ...
  13. wooden stake; fence made from wooden stake; palisade; limits, bounds (especially before of); The bounds of morality, good behaviour or judgment in civilized company, in the phrase beyond the pale; A vertical band down the middle of a shield; A territory or defensive area within a specific ...
  14. Pales was a Roman god of cattle-rearing.
  15. (Paling) Thin timber close-boarding split or sawn, fixed to a timber frame to form a fence.
  16. A boundry of established law or respectability.
  17. Used to describe wines with less colour than similar-styled wines.
  18. Pale comes from the Latin palus=stake, and means a pointed wooden stake driven into the ground to make a paling fence.
  19. Anywhere inside the Dublin region
  20. geometric shape formed by two vertical lines containing the central section of a shield
  21. Capital of the Bosnian Serb Republic, former ski resort.
  22. excessive development, usually very old.
  23. MEDIUM MALTINESS, HIGH HOP BITTERNESS, AND GOLD IN COLOR.
  24. a band placed vertically in the middle of a shield
  25. Other word for light tone. A pale stone has little "saturation".