Leasing company AWAS is expected to announce a deal to buy as many as 100 Airbus jetliners valued at $6.9 billion, a sign that the frothy market for jets has yet to die down.
「最近翻到一本旅遊文學，書中主角旅行到希臘、非洲、亞洲時，都常常提到 palm tree。但 palm tree指的究竟是椰子樹還是棕櫚樹呢？」
palm2 n. 【植】; 枝葉 ((勝利象)); （the ～） 勝利.
bear (away) [carry off] the palm 優勝.
yield [give] the palm to …勝, 負, …自分敗北認.
Palm Beach ((Florida州南東部保養都市)).
palmer n. 聖地巡者 ((詣枝持)); 巡.
palm oil 油; .
Palm Springs ((California州Los Angeles東方保養都市)).
Palm Sunday Easter直前日曜日.
adj., -i·er, -i·est.
palmy a. 多蔭, 得意.
(in) one's palmy days 人全盛期
- Of or relating to palm trees.
- Covered with palm trees.
- Prosperous; flourishing: palmy times for stockbrokers.
Admiral William Henry Smyth's 1865 'Sailor's Word-book - an alphabetical digest of nautical terms', which is a treasure trove of nautically inspired phrases, has a definition of the phrase:
"Said when Bristol was in its palmy commercial days - and its shipping was all in proper good order."
verb [I or T]
to (cause a liquid to) have or produce a lot of small bubbles which often rise to the surface:
The waves frothed as they crashed onto the beach.
Shake the drink before serving it to froth it up.
1 small white bubbles on the surface of a liquid:
I like the froth on the top of the coffee.
2 something which is not serious and has no real value but which is entertaining or attractive:
His books are just froth, but they're enjoyable enough.
(of a liquid) with small white bubbles on the surface:
Beat the mixture until it becomes frothy.
a place where many people go for rest, sport or another stated purpose:
a tourist resort
a UK holiday/US vacation resort
a seaside/beach resort
a ski resort
See also resort to.