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

 beau·ty /ˈbjuti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Beau·ty n.; pl. Beauties
 1. An assemblage of graces or properties pleasing to the eye, the ear, the intellect, the æsthetic faculty, or the moral sense.
    Beauty consists of a certain composition of color and figure, causing delight in the beholder.   --Locke.
    The production of beauty by a multiplicity of symmetrical parts uniting in a consistent whole.   --Wordsworth.
    The old definition of beauty, in the Roman school, was, =\“multitude in unity;” and there is no doubt that such is the principle of beauty.\=   --Coleridge.
 2. A particular grace, feature, ornament, or excellence; anything beautiful; as, the beauties of nature.
 3. A beautiful person, esp. a beautiful woman.
    All the admired beauties of Verona.   --Shak.
 4. Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion. [Obs.]
    She stained her hair yellow, which was then the beauty.   --Jer. Taylor.
 Beauty spot, a patch or spot placed on the face with intent to heighten beauty by contrast.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the qualities that give pleasure to the senses [ant: ugliness]
      2: a very attractive or seductive looking woman [syn: smasher,
          stunner, knockout, ravisher, sweetheart, peach,
          lulu, looker, mantrap, dish]
      3: an outstanding example of its kind; "his roses were
         beauties"; "when I make a mistake it's a beaut" [syn: beaut]