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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Screech v. i. [imp. & p. p. Screeched p. pr. & vb. n. Screeching.]  To utter a harsh, shrill cry; to make a sharp outcry, as in terror or acute pain; to scream; to shriek. “The screech owl, screeching loud.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : loud and sustained; shrill and piercing; "hordes of
            screaming fans"; "a screaming jet plane"; "a screaming
            fury of sound"; "a screeching parrot"; "screeching
            brakes"; "a horde of shrieking fans"; "shrieking winds"
            [syn: screaming(a), screeching(a), shrieking(a)]
      n 1: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at
           the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the
           brakes" [syn: screech, shriek, shrieking, scream,
      2: sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
         [syn: scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech]