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

 busy /ˈbɪzi/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 工作中 BSY

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 忙 工作中

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bus·y a.
 1. Engaged in some business; hard at work (either habitually or only for the time being); occupied with serious affairs; not idle nor at leisure; as, a busy merchant.
 Sir, my mistress sends you word
 That she is busy, and she can not come.   --Shak.
 2. Constantly at work; diligent; active.
    Busy hammers closing rivets up.   --Shak.
    Religious motives . . . are so busy in the heart.   --Addison.
 3. Crowded with business or activities; -- said of places and times; as, a busy street.
    To-morrow is a busy day.   --Shak.
 4. Officious; meddling; foolish active.
    On meddling monkey, or on busy ape.   --Shak.
 5. Careful; anxious. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- Diligent; industrious; assiduous; active; occupied; engaged.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bus·y v. t. [imp. & p. p. Busied p. pr. & vb. n. Busying.]  To make or keep busy; to employ; to engage or keep engaged; to occupy; as, to busy one's self with books.
 Be it thy course to busy giddy minds
 With foreign quarrels.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work";
             "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"; "the line is
             busy" [ant: idle]
      2: overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a
         fussy design" [syn: fussy]
      3: intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering
         old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an
         officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's
         business" [syn: interfering, meddlesome, meddling, officious,
      4: crowdedwith or characterized by much activity; "a very busy
         week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport"
      5: (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable
         for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability;
         (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line);
         "her line is busy"; "receptionists' telephones are always
         engaged"; "the lavatory is in use"; "kept getting a busy
         signal" [syn: engaged, in use(p)]
      v : keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly
          collection" [syn: occupy]
      [also: busied, busiest, busier]