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scallop
'skɑːləp
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions.
  2. Thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled.
  3. Edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces.
  4. One of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.).
(动) As a verb
  1. Shape or cut in scallops.
  2. Fish for scallops.
  3. Form scallops in.
  4. Bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top.
  5. Decorate an edge with scallops.
Hyphenationscal•lop
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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