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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 guide /ˈgaɪd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 guide /ˈgaɪd/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guide v. t. [imp. & p. p. Guided; p. pr.  & vb. n. Guiding.]
 1. To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.
    I wish . . . you 'ld guide me to your sovereign's court.   --Shak.
 2. To regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train.
    He will guide his affairs with discretion.   --Ps. cxii. 5.
    The meek will he guide in judgment.   --Ps. xxv. 9.  

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guide, n.
 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook.
 2. One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of life; a director; a regulator.
    He will be our guide, even unto death.   --Ps. xlviii. 14.
 3. Any contrivance, especially one having a directing edge, surface, or channel, for giving direction to the motion of anything, as water, an instrument, or part of a machine, or for directing the hand or eye, as of an operator; as: (a) Water Wheels A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the wheel buckets. (b) Surgery A grooved director for a probe or knife. (c) Printing A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy he is setting.
 4. Mil. A noncommissioned officer or soldier placed on the directing flank of each subdivision of a column of troops, or at the end of a line, to mark the pivots, formations, marches, and alignments in tactics.
 Guide bar Mach., the part of a steam engine on which the crosshead slides, and by which the motion of the piston rod is kept parallel to the cylinder, being a substitute for the parallel motion; -- called also guide, and slide bar.
 Guide block Steam Engine, a block attached in to the crosshead to work in contact with the guide bar.
 Guide meridian. Surveying See under Meridian.
 Guide pile Engin., a pile driven to mark a place, as a point to work to.
 Guide pulley Mach., a pulley for directing or changing the line of motion of belt; an idler. --Knight.
 Guide rail Railroads, an additional rail, between the others, gripped by horizontal driving wheels on the locomotive, as a means of propulsion on steep gradients.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone employed to conduct others [syn: usher]
      2: someone who shows the way by leading or advising
      3: something that offers basic information or instruction [syn:
      4: a model or standard for making comparisons [syn: template,
      5: someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
         [syn: scout, pathfinder]
      v 1: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
           [syn: steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct,
            point, head, channelize, channelise]
      2: take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can
         you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to
         the palace" [syn: lead, take, direct, conduct]
      3: be a guiding force, as with directions or advice; "The
         teacher steered the gifted students towards the more
         challenging courses" [syn: steer]
      4: use as a guide; "They had the lights to guide on" [syn: guide
      5: guide or pass over something; "He ran his eyes over her
         body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine";
         "He drew her hair through his fingers" [syn: run, draw,