animal 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:38
n. animals 74
Sometimes an animal has a plant partner.
For those who study the development of intelligence in the animal world, self-awareness is an important measurement.
hey put an 8-foot-square mirror on a wall of the animals’ play area.
Human beings act in a different way from that of animals just because they can speak while animals cannot.
animal husbandry 畜牧业；畜牧学
animal feed 动物饲料
wild animal n. 野生动物；野兽
animal experiment 动物实验；动物试验
animal rights 动物权利
animal world 动物世界
animal protection 动物保护
domestic animal 家畜
animal science 动物科学；畜牧学
animal fat 动物脂；动物油脂
animal kingdom n. 动物界
experimental animal [医]实验动物
animal food 动物性食品；动物饲料
animal protein 动物蛋白
animal life 动物生命
laboratory animal 试验动物
animal nutrition 动物营养学
animal waste 动物粪便
animal breeding 动物育种；家畜育种
rare animal 稀有动物
動物,野獸,牲畜a.動物的,野獸的The animals unanimously vanished from the mammal’s room furnished with Spanish furniture.動物一齊從配備有西班牙家具的哺乳動物的房間消失.
1. a creature that is not a bird, a fish, a reptile , an insect or a human
the animals and birds of South America
a small furry animal
Fish oils are less saturated than animal fats.
domestic animals such as dogs and cats
2. any living thing that is not a plant or a human
the animal kingdom
This product has not been tested on animals.
3. any living creature, including humans
Humans are the only animals to have developed speech.
⇨ compare vegetable (1)
4. a person who behaves in a cruel or unpleasant way, or who is very dirty
The person who did this is an animal, a brute.
5. a particular type of person, thing, organization, etc.
She’s not a political animal.
The government which followed the election was a very different animal.
⇨ see also dumb animal , higher animals
[only before noun] relating to the physical needs and basic feelings of people
animal desires / passion / instincts
animal magnetism (= a quality in sb that other people find attractive, usually in a sexual way)
furry little animals
cattle, sheep, and other domestic animals
The cosmetics have not been tested on animals.
Beth is an animal lover (=someone who likes animals).
2 any living creature that is not a plant or a person 动物〔除植物或人类以外的生物〕
He can’t stand cruelty to animals of any sort.
the animal welfare movement in Britain
the enormous diversity of the animal kingdom
3 any living creature, including people 动物〔包括人〕
Man is a highly intelligent animal.
4 informal someone who behaves in a cruel, violent, or very rude way 衣冠禽兽，残暴的人，畜生
Football hooligans are just animals.
5 a (very/completely/entirely) different animal informal something that is very different from the thing you have mentioned 非常不同/截然不同的事物
Writing email is a very different animal from all other forms of writing.
6 a political/social etc animal informal someone who is interested in politics, in meeting other people etc 热衷于政治/社交等的人
He is simply not a social animal.
1. animal urges/instincts etc human feelings, desires etc that are connected with sex, food, and other basic needs 兽欲/动物本能等
2 animal products/fats/protein etc things that are made or come from animals 动物产品/脂肪/蛋白等
a diet rich in red meat and animal fats
Origin animal1 (1300-1400) Latin animalis “having life”, from anima “soul”
1.N-COUNT 可数名词（除鸟、鱼、昆虫或人类之外的）动物，兽类 An animal is a living creature such as a dog, lion, or rabbit, rather than a bird, fish, insect, or human being.
He was attacked by wild animals…
He had a real knowledge of animals, birds and flowers.
2.N-COUNT 可数名词动物（泛指人类以外的任何生物） Any living creature other than a human being can be referred to as an animal .
Language is something which fundamentally distinguishes humans from animals.
…a habitat for plants and animals.
3.N-COUNT 可数名词动物（包括人类在内的任何生物） Any living creature, including a human being, can be referred to as an animal .
Watch any young human being, or any other young animal.
4.ADJ 形容词动物的；野兽的；取自动物的 Animal products come from animals rather than from plants.
The illegal trade in animal products continues to flourish…
Cut down on animal fats found in red meat, hard cheeses and so on.
5.N-COUNT 可数名词禽兽;野蛮的人 If you say that someone is an animal, you find their behaviour disgusting or very unpleasant.
This man is an animal, a beast…
He was an animal in his younger days.
6.ADJ 形容词肉体的；肉欲的；动物的；非理性的 Animal qualities, feelings, or abilities relate to someone’s physical nature and instincts rather than to their mind.
There was no doubting the animal magnetism of the man…
You feel an animal panic to run and hide.
7.N-COUNT 可数名词…类型的人;有特殊兴趣的人 You can refer to someone as a particular type of animal in order to say what their interests are or what their typical behaviour is.
You’re quite a party animal aren’t you, out there every night…
The entrepreneur at twenty-five is a different animal from the entrepreneur at fifty.
plural animals [count] 1
: a living thing that is not a human being or plant动物
people and animals
the animals in the zoo
the plants and animals of the forest
She loves all kinds of animals.
pigs, chickens, and other farm animals [=animals that live on a farm] 猪、鸡以及其他家畜
— often used to refer specifically to mammals as distinguished from other living things (such as fish and birds)常用于专指哺乳动物，以区别于鱼类、鸟类等其他动物
the plants, birds, and animals of the forest
furry little animals
— see also pack animal, stuffed animal
: any living thing that is not a plant动物（植物以外的生物）
Fish, birds, insects, reptiles, mammals, and human beings are all animals.
Dogs, like humans, are social animals. [=animals that live in groups] 狗和人类一样，是群居动物。
studying the habits of the human animal [=the habits of human beings; the habits of people in general] 研究人类的习惯
: a person who behaves in a wild, aggressive, or unpleasant way残暴的人；衣冠禽兽；不礼貌的人
He’s a real animal.
You’re all behaving like a bunch of animals.
— see also party animal
somewhat informal : a person or thing of a particular kind某一类人或物
You want someone who will love you and give you everything you want but ask nothing in return? Let’s face it, there’s no such animal! [=there is no person who will do that] 你渴望拥有一个爱你、给你一切你想要的但又不求任何回报的人？面对现实吧，根本没有这号人。
Everyone wants a computer that always works perfectly, but there’s no such animal.
The sport has changed. It’s a very/completely different animal today. [=it’s very/completely different today] 这项运动已经变了，如今它已经完全不同了。
His wife has always been a political animal. [=has always been very interested in politics] 他的妻子一直热衷于政治。
2 animal /ˈænəməl/ adjective
always used before a noun
a : of or relating to animals动物的
studying animal behavior
several different plant and animal species
the other members of the animal kingdom [=a basic group of living things that includes all animals] 动物王国的其他成员
She’s a supporter of animal rights. [=she believes that all animals should be treated in a fair and kind way] 她是动物权益的支持者。
b : coming from the bodies of animals来自动物躯体的
milk, meat, and other animal products
: of or relating to the body and not to the mind肉体的；肉欲的；情欲的
Their attraction was animal [=physical] rather than intellectual or spiritual.
People were shocked by the animal brutality of the attack.
◊ Animal magnetism is a strong physical or sexual attractiveness.对异性的吸引
Women were drawn to his animal magnetism. [=sex appeal] 女人们被他的异性魅力吸引。