sex /ˈsɛks/ 名詞
1. The distinguishing peculiarity of male or female in both animals and plants; the physical difference between male and female; the assemblage of properties or qualities by which male is distinguished from female.
2. One of the two divisions of organic beings formed on the distinction of male and female.
3. Bot. (a) The capability in plants of fertilizing or of being fertilized; as, staminate and pistillate flowers are of opposite sexes. (b) One of the groups founded on this distinction.
The sex, the female sex; women, in general.
n 1: activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex
in the back seat" [syn: sexual activity, sexual
practice, sex activity]
2: either of the two categories (male or female) into which
most organisms are divided; "the war between the sexes"
3: all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify
sexual impulses; "he wanted a better sex life"; "the film
contained no sex or violence" [syn: sexual urge]
4: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of
their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex
of the foetus" [syn: gender, sexuality]
v 1: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male
audience" [syn: arouse, excite, turn on, wind up]
2: tell the sex (of young chickens)