2016年1月26日 星期二

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''Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.''
-- Virginia Woolf's May 13, 1926 entry from "The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume 3"

 Panama Seizes Korean Ship, and Sugar-Coated Arms Parts

By RICK GLADSTONE and DAVID E. SANGER

A freighter on its way from Cuba to North Korea was found carrying missile-system components cloaked in a cargo of sugar, the Panamanian authorities said.

sugar
(shʊg'ər) pronunciation
n.
  1. A sweet crystalline or powdered substance, white when pure, consisting of sucrose obtained mainly from sugar cane and sugar beets and used in many foods, drinks, and medicines to improve their taste. Also called table sugar.
  2. Any of a class of water-soluble crystalline carbohydrates, including sucrose and lactose, having a characteristically sweet taste and classified as monosaccharides, disaccharides, and trisaccharides.
  3. A unit, such as a lump or cube, in which sugar is dispensed or taken.
  4. Slang. Sweetheart. Used as a term of endearment.

v., -ared, -ar·ing, -ars. v.tr.
  1. To coat, cover, or sweeten with sugar.
  2. To make less distasteful or more appealing.
v.intr.
  1. To form sugar.
  2. To form granules; granulate.
  3. To make sugar or syrup from sugar maple sap. Often used with off.
[Middle English sugre, from Old French sukere, from Medieval Latin succārum, from Old Italian zucchero, from Arabic sukkar, from Persian shakar, from Sanskrit śarkarā, grit, ground sugar.]
sugarer sug'ar·er n.(kăn') pronunciation


candy
n., pl., -dies.
  1. A rich sweet confection made with sugar and often flavored or combined with fruits or nuts.
  2. A piece of such a confection.

v., -died, -dy·ing, -dies. v.tr.
  1. To reduce to sugar crystals.
  2. To cook, preserve, saturate, or coat with sugar or syrup.
  3. To make pleasant or agreeable; sweeten.
v.intr.
  1. To become crystallized into sugar.
  2. To become coated with sugar or syrup.
[WITH OBJECT] (often as adjective candied)Back to top  
Preserve (fruit) by coating and impregnating it with a sugar syrup:candied fruit
MORE EXAMPLE SENTENCES
  • Okay, it's not exactly sugar-free, since some of the dried fruits are candied with sugar.
  • Generally, these fruits are candied, but they may also be eaten fresh.
  • I'm not a big fan of fruitcake; candied fruit is not my thing.
[Middle English candi, crystallized cane sugar, short for sugre-candi, translation of Old French sucre candi and Old Italian zucchero candi, both from Arabic sukkar qandīy : sukkar, sugar + qandīy, candied (from qand, cane sugar , probably from Dravidian kaṇṭu, lump).]
barley sugar
[U][C]((英))大麦糖.
beet sugar
[U]テンサイ糖. ⇒SUGAR BEET
blood sugar
[U]血糖.
brown sugar
[U]黒砂糖, 赤砂糖.
cane sugar
[U]蔗糖(しょとう). ⇒SUGAR[名]1
caster sugar
[U]=castor sugar.
castor sugar
[U]((主に英))精製糖.
confectioner's sugar
[U]((米))精製粉末砂糖, 粉砂糖(((英))icing sugar).
corn sugar
[U]コーンシュガー(dextrose).
fruit sugar
[U]《化学》果糖(fructose).

grape sugar
ブドウ糖(dextrose).
icing sugar
((英))=confectioner's sugar.
invert sugar
[U]転化糖.
maple sugar
[U]カエデ糖.
milk sugar
=lactose.
palm sugar
[U]しゅろ糖.
sugar the pill
いやなものをよさそうに見せる.▼「苦い丸薬に糖衣をかぶせる」の意から.
powdered sugar
[U]粉末状グラニュー糖.
spun sugar
[U]綿菓子.
sugar
[名]1 [U]砂糖;《化学》蔗糖(しょとう);[C]糖(類);[C](角)砂糖1個, 砂糖1さじ a grain of sugar砂糖1粒 sugar and spice and everyt...

be neither sugar nor salt
張子ではない, 雨が降っても[ぬれても]だいじょうぶ.
be sugar and spice
〈人が〉ほがらかだ, 優しい, 親切だ.
sugar beet
[U]《植物》テンサイ, サトウダイコン.
sugar bird
[名]《鳥》ミツドリ.
sugar candy
1 [U][C]純粋な砂糖で作ったキャンデー;((英))氷砂糖.2 楽しい人[もの].3 甘い言葉, おせじ.
sugar cane
[U]((集合的))サトウキビ(cane).
sugar cube
=sugar lump.
sugar daddy
((略式))若い愛人の女性に気前よく金品を貢ぐ金持ちの中年男, 「パパ」, 「おじさま」.
sugar diabetes
[U]糖尿病.
sugar-free
[形]砂糖を含まない.

sugar gum
ユーカリ属の植物.
sugarloaf
[名]1 (精製糖を大きな円錐(えんすい)形に固めた)棒砂糖.2 円錐形の物[帽子, 山].súgar-lòaf[形]
sugar lump
角砂糖.
sugar maple
サトウカエデ:樹液から蔗糖(しょとう)を取る.
sugar of lead
[U]《化学》酢酸鉛(なまり), 鉛糖.
sugar of milk
=lactose.
sugar pea
=snow pea.
sugar pine
《植物》サトウマツ:五葉松の一種.
sugar soap
[U](砂糖に似た)アルカリせっけん.
sugar tongs
角砂糖ばさみ.

white sugar
白砂糖.
wood sugar
《化学》木糖.




sugarcoat

Syllabification: (sug·ar·coat)
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͝ogərˌkōt/

verb

[with object]
  • coat (an item of food) with sugar: (as adjective sugarcoated)sugarcoated almonds
  • make superficially attractive or acceptable:you won’t see him sugarcoat the truth
  • make excessively sentimental:the filmmakers' proficiency is overpowered by their tendency to sugarcoat the material


  overpower

verb

[with object]
  • defeat or overcome with superior strength.
  • be too intense for; overwhelm:they were overpowered by the fumes

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