- n. 队，组；全体人员，全体船员
- vi. 一起工作
- vt. 使当船员
- n. (Crew)人名；(英、西)克鲁
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1、from Middle French crue (Old French creue) "an increase, recruit, military reinforcement," from Latin crescere.
2、含义：people acting or working together.
- crew:  The idea originally underlying crew is ‘augmentation’. It comes from Old French creue, which was derived from the verb creistre ‘grow, increase, augment’, a descendant of Latin crēscere ‘grow’. At first in English it denoted a squad of military reinforcements. Soon its meaning had spread to any band of soldiers, and by the end of the 16th century the word was being used for any group of people gathered together with or without a particular purpose. The most familiar modern application, to the people manning a ship, emerged in the latter part of the 17th century.
=> crescent, croissant, increase
- crew (n.)
- mid-15c., "group of soldiers," from Middle French crue (Old French creue) "an increase, recruit, military reinforcement," from fem. past participle of creistre "grow," from Latin crescere "arise, grow" (see crescent). Meaning "people acting or working together" is first attested 1560s. "Gang of men on a warship" is from 1690s. Crew-cut first attested 1938, so called because the style originally was adopted by boat crews at Harvard and Yale.
- 1. The ship's crew were now exhausted and utterly demoralized.
- 2. The crew of the ship gave them nothing but bread to eat.
- 3. That night she, Nicholson and the crew had a celebratory dinner.
- 4. The crew spent two days and nights in their raft.
- 5. The crew did not send out any distress signals.
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