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


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 區域 區

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·re·a n.; pl. Areas .
 1. Any plane surface, as of the floor of a room or church, or of the ground within an inclosure; an open space in a building.
    The Alban lake . . . looks like the area of some vast amphitheater.   --Addison.
 2. The inclosed space on which a building stands.
 3. The sunken space or court, giving ingress and affording light to the basement of a building.
 4. An extent of surface; a tract of the earth's surface; a region; as, vast uncultivated areas.
 5. Geom. The superficial contents of any figure; the surface included within any given lines; superficial extent; as, the area of a square or a triangle.
 6. Biol. A spot or small marked space; as, the germinative area.
 7. Extent; scope; range; as, a wide area of thought.
    The largest area of human history and man's common nature.   --F. Harrison.
 Dry area. See under Dry.