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shroud 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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shrouds, plural;
  1. Wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial

  2. Cover or envelop so as to conceal from view
    • - mountains shrouded by cloud
    • - the mystery that shrouds the origins of the universe
Noun
  1. A length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial
    • - he was buried in a linen shroud
  2. A thing that envelops or obscures something
    • - a shroud of mist
    • - they operate behind a shroud of secrecy
  3. A protective casing or cover

  4. A set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging of a sailing vessel and supporting the mast from the sides

  5. Each of the lines joining the canopy of a parachute to the harness


  1. a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  2. cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
  3. form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle"
  4. sheet: (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  5. pall: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  6. Shroud usually refers to an item, such as a cloth, that covers or protects some other object. The term is most often used in reference to burial sheets, winding-cloths or winding-sheets, such as the famous Shroud of Turin or Tachrichim (burial shrouds) that Jews are dressed in for burial. ...
  7. Shroud (Maximillian Quincy Coleridge) is a fictional superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. He first appeared in Super-Villain Team-Up #5, (April 1976), and was created by Steve Englehart and Herb Trimpe.
  8. Shroud is a 2003 novel by John Banville.
  9. On a sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side. There is frequently more than one shroud on each side of the boat. ...
  10. Season ten of Stargate SG-1, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on July 14, 2006 on Sci Fi Channel (United States). The final season of the series concluded after 20 episodes on March 13, 2007 on British Sky One, which overtook the Sci-Fi Channel in mid-season. ...
  11. "The Shroud" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 30 April 1999, during the fifth season.
  12. That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment; Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet; That which covers or shelters like a shroud; A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt; The branching top of a tree; foliage; A rope or ...
  13. (Shrouds) Ropes or wires that support a mast laterally
  14. (Shrouds) The standing rigging of a sailing ship that give lateral support to the masts.
  15. (Shrouds) Standing rigging running from a mast to the sides of a ship.
  16. (shrouds) ropes supporting the mast of a ship
  17. (Shrouds) Wire running from top of mast to deck.
  18. (Shrouds) designed to fit over the top of a chase cover, or the top of a masonry chimney. These are designed for areas that have drafty winds such as a chimney located close to the gulf coast or ocean waters. ...
  19. (shrouds) Vertical wires that hold the mast upright.
  20. Color-matched component under a wall-mount lavatory that covers the drain outlet for aesthetic purposes.
  21. To dream of a shroud, denotes sickness and its attendant distress and anxiety, coupled with the machinations of the evil-minded and false friends. Business will threaten decline after this dream. To see shrouded corpses, denotes a multitude of misfortunes. ...
  22. According to the tradition, the deceased should be wrapped in plain linen cloth before burial called a shroud or wrapping for the dead.
  23. A metal or plastic cover used to isolate rotating components or hot parts of the vehicles' engine or exhaust system. ...
  24. A gaseous and/or mechanical or physical barrier placed around the spraying process designed to reduce the ingress of air into the system and so reduce oxidation of the of the materials being sprayed.
  25. Cloth used to wrap body when buried. Also to wrap, to shut off, to (find) shelter, a screen, and ropes used to support a mast or smokestack.