名词复数: arts 名词: artist
art 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:54
n. arts 19
Art is now together with my piano playing and reading.
Art students painted the name of the shop on the wall.
I think I did my best work there, showing my painting at a number of art exhibitions.
He is not famous in sports or the arts.
The arts are ways we give form to our ideas and imagination so that they can be shared with others.
contemporary art 当代艺术
works of art 艺术品
literature and art 文艺；文学与艺术
modern art 现代艺术；当代艺术；现代美术；近代艺术
state of the art 当前发展状况，目前发展水平
art design 艺术设计；美术设计
folk art 民间艺术
art education 艺术教育；美术教育
art form 艺术形式（尤指文学，绘画，音乐，民歌等）
fine art 精细工艺
work of art 艺术品
art history 艺术史
art museum 美术馆，美术博物馆；艺术博物馆
prior art 先前技术
art gallery 美术馆；画廊
art work 艺术作品；工艺品；布线图；原图，图模
martial art 武术（源于东方的几种搏斗技巧）
art exhibition 艺术展览；美术展览
art school 艺术学校
public art 公共艺术
藝術,美術;技術,技藝;文科,人文科學History is among the arts.曆史屬於文科.
1. [U] the use of the imagination to express ideas or feelings, particularly in painting, drawing or sculpture
modern / contemporary / American art
an art critic / historian / lover
Can we call television art?
stolen works of art
Her performance displayed great art.
⇨ see also clip art , fine art
2. [U] examples of objects such as paintings, drawings or sculptures
an art gallery / exhibition
a collection of art and antiques
3. [U] the skill of creating objects such as paintings and drawings, especially when you study it
She’s good at art and design.
an art teacher / student / college / class
4. the arts [pl.] art, music, theatre, literature, etc. when you think of them as a group
lottery funding for the arts
⇨ see also performing arts
5. [C] a type of visual or performing art
Dance is a very theatrical art.
6. [C, usually pl.] the subjects you can study at school or university which are not scientific, such as languages, history or literature
an arts degree
⇨ compare science (3)
7. [C, U] an ability or a skill that you can develop with training and practice
a therapist trained in the art of healing
Letter-writing is a lost art nowadays.
Appearing confident at interviews is quite an art (= rather difficult).
⇨ see fine adj.
thou art (old use)
used to mean ‘you are’, when talking to one person
(即 you are,对一人讲话时用)
1 [uncountable] the use of painting, drawing, sculpture etc to represent things or express ideas 美术，艺术
the Museum of Modern Art in New York
an example of early Indian art
2 [plural, uncountable] objects that are produced by art, such as paintings, drawings etc 美术作品，艺术品
an art exhibition
an art critic
an arts and crafts fair
The exhibition features works of art by Picasso and Matisse.
3 [uncountable] the skill of drawing or painting 绘画技巧
He’s very good at art.
an art teacher
4 the arts [plural] art, music, theatre, film, literature etc all considered together 艺术〔指美术、音乐、戏剧、电影、文学等的总称〕
Government funding for the arts has been reduced.
5. arts (also the arts) [plural] subjects you can study that are not scientific, for example history, languages etc 人文学科，文科 → humanities
6 [countable, uncountable] the ability or skill involved in doing or making something 技术；技巧
Television is ruining the art of conversation.
Writing advertisements is quite an art (=it is difficult to do).
have/get something down to a fine art (=do something very well) 把某事做得很出色[精巧] I’ve got the early morning routine down to a fine art.
art2 verb old-fashioned or biblical
thou art old-fashioned biblical a phrase meaning ‘you are’ 你是〔you are的古说法〕
Origin art1 (1200-1300) Old French Latin ars art2 Old English eart
1.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词艺术（品）；美术 Art consists of paintings, sculpture, and other pictures or objects which are created for people to look at and admire or think deeply about.
…the first exhibition of such art in the West.
…contemporary and modern American art.
…Whitechapel Art Gallery.
2.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词（作为活动或教学科目的）美术 Art is the activity or educational subject that consists of creating paintings, sculptures, and other pictures or objects for people to look at and admire or think deeply about.
…a painter, content to be left alone with her all-absorbing art.
…Farnham College of Art and Design.
3.N-VAR 可变名词艺术（活动）（如音乐、绘画、文学、电影、舞蹈等） The arts are activities such as music, painting, literature, cinema, and dance, which people can take part in for enjoyment, or to create works which express serious meanings or ideas of beauty.
【搭配模式】：usu the N in pl
Catherine the Great was a patron of the arts and sciences.
…the Arts Council of Great Britain.
…the Wexner Centre for the Visual Arts.
…the art of cinema.
4.N-PLURAL 复数名词人文学科;文科 At a university or college, arts are subjects such as history, literature, or languages in contrast to scientific subjects.
【搭配模式】：oft N n
…arts and social science graduates.
…the Faculty of Arts.
5.ADJ 形容词（用于剧院或电影院的名称中）上演艺术作品的，艺术的 Arts or art is used in the names of theatres or cinemas which show plays or films that are intended to make the audience think deeply about the content, and not simply to entertain them.
…the Cambridge Arts Cinema.
6.N-COUNT 可数名词技术；技艺；技巧 If you describe an activity as an art, you mean that it requires skill and that people learn to do it by instinct or experience, rather than by learning facts or rules.
Fishing is an art.
…the unscientific arts of seduction and romance.
7.（be的现在式单数第二人称形式，过时用法） Art is an old-fashioned form of the second person singular of the present tense of the verb be.
Father, I know thou art aware of me at all times.
8.See also:Bachelor of Arts;fine art;martial art;Master of Arts;state-of-the-art;work of art;
[noncount] : something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings艺术；美术
a piece of modern/contemporary art
It’s a remarkable picture, but is it art?
— see also op-art, performance art, pop art, work of art
[noncount] : works created by artists : paintings, sculptures, etc., that are created to be beautiful or to express important ideas or feelings艺术作品；美术作品
the art [=artwork] of Salvador Dalí
The museum has a large collection of folk art.
— often used before another noun常用于另一名词前
an art museum/gallery
an art collector/lover
She prefers art films to Hollywood blockbusters.
— see also arts and crafts
[noncount] : the methods and skills used for painting, sculpting, drawing, etc.艺术技巧
He studied art in college.
— often used before another noun常用于另一名词前
an art teacher/program
a [count] : an activity that is done to create something beautiful or to express important ideas or feelings艺术行为
She studied the art of drawing/painting/dance.
dance, drama, and other art forms
the performing/visual/graphic arts
— see also fine art
b the arts : painting, sculpture, music, theater, literature, etc., considered as a group of activities done by people with skill and imagination（统称）艺术；艺术活动
She’s a patron of the arts.
He wants the government to increase its funding for the arts.
— see also performing arts
[count] : a skill that someone learns through experience or study（通过经验或学习获得的）技能，技巧 — usually singular通常用单数
He never learned the art of making friends. [=he never learned how to make friends] 他总也学不会交友技巧。
She’s a master of the art of conversation. [=she is very good at conversation] 她深谙交谈之道。
There’s an art to cooking that comes only with practice.
Writing letters has become something of a lost art. [=not many people write letters any more] 写信已变成一门消失的技能。
◊ If you raise/elevate something to an art (form) you are known for doing something or having something (such as a personal quality). This phrase is often used in an ironic or joking way to describe qualities or abilities that are not admired.把…提升为艺术（常用作讽刺或戏谑之意，指不受敬重的品质或能力）
He seems to have elevated stupidity to an art form. [=he is very stupid] 他似乎已经蠢到了极点。
[count] : an activity that requires special knowledge or skill技术；技艺
Shipbuilding is both an art and a science.
the art of navigation
— see also martial art
arts [plural] : areas of study (such as history, language, and literature) that are intended to develop the mind in a general way : liberal arts人文学科
a bachelor of arts
the College of Arts and Sciences