2009年1月19日 星期一

humpback, scaleback



The second spate of cuts to Kansai airport services follows a round of reductions and suspensions introduced last autumn. Airport revenue is expected to be severely impacted by the scaleback in operations, the sources added.
scaleback
在此為將營運規模縮小

它在的生物界意義為
(Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of marine annelids of the family Polynoidæ, and allies, which have two rows of scales, or elytra, along the back. See Illust. under Chætopoda.

hump·back
(hŭmp'băk') pronunciation
n.
  1. See hunchback (sense 1).
  2. A humped upper back.
  3. A humpback whale.

n. - 駝背, 座頭鯨

idioms:

  • humpback whale 座頭鯨, 有峰狀脊鰭之大鯨

日本語 (Japanese)
n. - 若年性円背, 猫背, ザトウクジラ


Japanese Fleet to Hunt Humpback Whales
The Associated Press -
Japan's whaling fleet will leave port shortly for the South Pacific with orders to kill up to 50 humpbacks — the first known large-scale hunt for the whales ...

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