swell / swɛl /


swell4 个定义

v. 无主动词 verb

swelled, swol·len or swelled, swell·ing.

  1. to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth.
  2. Pathology. to increase abnormally in size, as by inflation, distention, accumulation of fluids, or the like: Her ankles swelled from standing.
  3. to rise in waves, as the sea.
v. 有主动词 verb

swelled, swol·len or swelled, swell·ing.

  1. to cause to grow in bulk.
  2. to cause to increase gradually in loudness: to swell a musical tone.
  3. to cause to bulge out or be protuberant.
n. 名词 noun
  1. the act of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
  2. inflation or distention.
  3. a protuberant part.
adj. 形容词 adjective


  1. stylish; elegant: a swell hotel.
  2. fashionably dressed or socially prominent.
  3. first-rate; fine: a swell party.

swell 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun

large increase, flow

v. 动词 verb

become larger


  1. Some side effects are expected and manageable, such as redness or swelling at the site of the injection, fever, aching muscles or joints, headaches or fatigue.
  2. Year-round breaks, like the perfect swells at Praia de Santa Bárbara, attract surfers looking to avoid mainland Portugal’s crowds.
  3. This could happen with a vaccine, leading to a swell of refusal among his political opponents.
  4. In a several years the entire network is expected to swell to 12,000 satellites, with a possible expansion to 42,000.
  5. If there’s a big swell, the dramatic ending of The Firebird, you know, you’re right in the middle of it.
  6. It stands to reason the controversy will swell after the release.
  7. But when I see these sorts of lies in Iranian media, my eyes swell up with tears and I start shaking.
  8. I kept holding out hope that he would say, ‘You know, this is pretty swell here and the work is fulfilling.’
  9. Internal organs like the spleen swell up and become as hard as sausages.
  10. “It would be a swell joke on tout-le-monde if you & Fife & I spent the summer at Juan-les-Pins,” she wrote.
  11. Not only did he provide sub-octave and super-octave couplers freely, but he even added a Swell Sub-quint to Great coupler!
  12. It is not exactly so, but is still very different to the gradual swell on the other Cremona instruments.
  13. The introduction of the balanced Swell pedal (Walcker, 1863) has greatly increased the tonal resources of the organ.
  14. The position of the swell shutters is brought under the control of the organist's fingers as well as his feet.
  15. To this general swell pedal (and its corresponding indicator key) any or all of the other swell pedals may be coupled at will.