guide /ˈgaɪd/ 名詞
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.
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.
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,