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waft 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/wäft/,/waft/,
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wafted, past participle; wafted, past tense; wafts, 3rd person singular present; wafting, present participle;
  1. Pass or cause to pass easily or gently through or as if through the air
    • - the smell of stale fat wafted out from the café
    • - each breeze would waft pollen around the house
Noun
  1. A gentle movement of air

  2. A scent or odor carried on such a movement of air


  1. be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"
  2. pennant: a long flag; often tapering
  3. blow gently; "A breeze wafted through the door"
  4. Moody Radio (also known as Moody Broadcasting Network or MBN) is a trademark of Moody Bible Institute, and is one of the largest Christian radio networks in the United States. Located in downtown Chicago, Moody Radio has 35 owned and operated stations and over 700 affiliates and outlets that .
  5. Waft is a term meaning to carry along gently as through the air. The term is commonly used to describe scents that have diffused in to other parts of a room, or to describe smoke as being seen moving through the air. ...
  6. A light breeze; Something (a scent or odor), such as a perfume, that is carried through the air; A flag, (also called a waif or wheft), used to indicate wind direction or, with a knot tied in the center, as a signal; to cause to float easily or gently through the air
  7. (wafting) An instance of wafting; the action of something that wafts
  8. (wafts) float gently; to float gently through the air
  9. A term, how obsolete, for a flag tied in a knot and displayed at sea as a signal of some emergency (see also ‘flag of distress’).
  10. moving the hand in a wave-like motion over a substance causing a breeze which carries a faint odor of the substance.
  11. (v) to drift or float over water or through the air
  12. Old Naval term meaning to "convoy" from place to place by "wafters", an old equivalent of a modern escort vessel.
  13. Unit of measurement of power equal to 1 joule/sec. (W=EI)
  14. to send floating through air