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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pour v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poured p. pr. & vb. n. Pouring.]
 1. To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it; as, to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or dust.
 2. To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.
    I . . . have poured out my soul before the Lord.   --1 Sam. i. 15.
    Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee.   --Ezek. vii. 8.
    London doth pour out her citizens !   --Shak.
 Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth
 With such a full and unwithdrawing hand ?   --Milton.
 3. To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
    Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat ?   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood
            waters" [syn: gushing]