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stagger 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈstagər/,
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staggered, past participle; staggered, past tense; staggers, 3rd person singular present; staggering, present participle;
  1. Walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall
    • - he staggered to his feet, swaying a little
  2. Continue in existence or operation uncertainly or precariously
    • - the council staggered from one crisis to the next
  3. Waver in purpose; hesitate

  4. (of a blow) Cause (someone) to walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall
    • - the collision staggered her and she fell
  5. Astonish or deeply shock
    • - I was staggered to find it was six o'clock
    • - the staggering bills for maintenance and repair
  6. Arrange (events, payments, hours, etc.) so that they do not occur at the same time; spread over a period of time
    • - meetings are staggered throughout the day
  7. Arrange (objects or parts of an object) in a zigzag order or so that they are not in line
    • - stagger the screws at each joint
Noun
  1. An unsteady walk or movement
    • - she walked with a stagger
  2. An arrangement of things in a zigzag order or so that they are not in line


  1. lurch: an unsteady uneven gait
  2. walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
  3. walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
  4. to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"
  5. astound or overwhelm, as with shock; "She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake"
  6. (staggers) a disease of the central nervous system affecting especially horses and cattle; characterized by an unsteady swaying gait and frequent falling
  7. In aviation stagger refers to the horizontal positioning of a biplane, triplane, or multiplane's wings in relation to one another.
  8. An unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing, as if one were about to fall; a reeling motion; vertigo; -- often in the plural; as, the stagger of a drunken man; A disease of horses and other animals, attended by reeling, unsteady gait or sudden falling; as, parasitic staggers; ...
  9. (Staggers) A stagger is a sequence of downstream gates that are offset from each other, e.g. one on the river left, the next on the river right, then left again, then right.
  10. (Staggers) A condition of a golfer who was playing well and possibly leading a tournament who then suddenly begins playing poorly coming into the final holes.
  11. (Staggers) Experienced when suffering from decompression sickness as nitrogen bubbles affect the blood supply to the brain causing the sufferer to lose some mental and body control functions.
  12. The relative longitudinal position of the wings on a biplane. Positive Stagger is when the upper wing's leading edge is in advance of that of the lower wing [eg: Waco YKS], and vice versa for Negative Stagger [eg: Beechcraft D17].
  13. Stagger is a concept that has largely been eliminated with the use of radial tires. It refers to the difference in tire circumference between the left- and right-side tires on the vehicle. ...
  14. To give cars a natural turn to the left on oval courses within IndyCar, larger diameter tyres maybe placed on the outside (driver’s right) of the vehicle. The difference is known as stagger
  15. The method of intentionally delaying hits in a series of melee attacks to appear unpredictable, such as the intentional delaying of Youmu's default 214 rekka attacks, or a 5A [delay] 6A sequence performed by Yuyuko. ...
  16. The act of delaying the timing between a series of hits. This is done in order to punish/prevent tech hit attempts or to set up tick throws.
  17. To place different sized tires on the race car to lean the car to one side.  Used on oval tracks to help improve cornering.  Small changes in stagger are made by adjusting the air pressure in the tires. ...
  18. Right-front and/or right-rear tire is larger in diameter than left-side tires in order to improve turning ability on ovals.