英 ['levɪ; lɪ'viː]
- n. 堤坝（码头）；（旧时君主或显贵的）早晨接见
- vt. 为…筑堤
- n. (Levee)人名；(利比)莱维
2. lev- "to raise" => levee.
- levee (n.1)
- 1719, "natural or artificial embankment to prevent overflow of a river," from New Orleans French levée "raising, lifting; embankment," from French, originally fem. past participle of lever "to raise," from Latin levare "to raise" (see lever).
- levee (n.2)
- "morning assembly held by a prince or king (upon rising from bed)," 1670s, from French lever "a raising," noun use of verb meaning "to raise" (see levee (n.1)).
- 1. Last week, He took his bulldozer to the river levee.
- 上周, 我弟弟把推土机开到河堤边.
- 2. The calculation method may offer a reference for Chinese levee code revision.
- 3. The Major General attended the President's levee in full uniform.
- 4. Levee double - layer foundation is very common in levees along large rivers.
- 双层 堤基在大江大河防洪干堤中非常普遍.
- 5. The pressure on dams and levee s is very strong.
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