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shoelace 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈSHo͞oˌlās/,
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shoelaces, plural;
  1. A cord or leather strip passed through eyelets or hooks on opposite sides of a shoe and pulled tight and fastened


  1. a lace used for fastening shoes
  2. Shoelaces, which are also called shoe-strings, shoe laces, or boot laces, are a system commonly used to secure shoes, boots and other footwear. They typically consist of a pair of strings or cords, one for each shoe, finished off at both ends with stiff sections. ...
  3. (Shoelaces) An intertwined fibre theoretically devised for attaching a leather frame bound by rapidly oscillated fibres to the foot (or species equivalent) of a life form so as to protect it from the natural and harmless surroundings. ...
  4. Shoestring (but both nations use the term "shoestring budget")