news /ˈnuz, ˈnjuz/
新聞,消息,報導 ; 網絡新聞論談,(與NetNews同義) ; 協議名,(用于讀取USENET NEWS的文件)
1. A report of recent occurrences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tidings; recent intelligence.
Evil news rides post, while good news baits. --Milton.
2. Something strange or newly happened.
It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich. --L'Estrange.
3. A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper. [Obs.]
There cometh a news thither with his horse. --Pepys.
n 1: new information about specific and timely events; "they
awaited news of the outcome" [syn: intelligence, tidings,
2: new information of any kind; "it was news to me"
3: a program devoted to news; "we watch the 7 o'clock news
every night" [syn: news program, news show]
4: information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the
news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
5: the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported
in news bulletins; "the judge conceded the newsworthiness
of the trial"; "he is no longer news in the fashion world"