“Nobody likes the place but me,” Gov. Jerry Brown said of a property without electricity or cell service that his family has owned for almost 150 years. It might be his retirement home.
He asked the nurse if he could cut his son's umbilical cord.
比喻 If we can't cut the umbilical cord that ties us to the power grid, here's a way to at least make it look pretty.
noun [C usually singular]
the long tube-like structure which connects a baby which has not yet been born to its mother's placenta (= the organ which provides it with food and oxygen):臍帶
parity Show phonetics
equality, especially of pay or position:
British nurses would like to see pay parity with nurses in other major European countries.
這份由“國際比較項目”(International Comparison Program)編寫的報告解釋稱﹐如果一份巨無霸漢堡在美國賣4
━━ n. 同等, 同格 ((with)); 【商業】等価; 類似; 〔米〕 【経済】農産物価格水準, 平衡価格, パリティ; 【コンピュータ】パリティ, 偶奇性.
parity bit 【コンピュータ】パリティ・ビット, 偶奇検査ビット.
parity check 【コンピュータ】偶奇検査, パリティ・チェック （parity checking）.
parity error 【コンピュータ】偶奇誤り, パリティ・エラー.
parity grid 【経済】パリティ・グリッド, 平衡価格方眼 ((ECUに対する各国通貨の許容変動幅の設定表)).
parity of exchange 為替相場平価.