英 [streŋθ] 美 [strɛŋkθ, strɛŋθ, strɛnθ]
名词力量; 优点，长处; （光、声、色等的）力度; 人力[数]
1. with all one's strength : 用全力；
2. by main strength : 靠全身力气；
1. The enemy were in strength.
2. He hasn't got enough strength to remove that stone.
3. What is your strength?
4. I did it on the strength of your promise .
5. The medicine has lost its strength.
1. 力量：阿伦特继而区分了"暴力"(violence)、"力量"(strength)、"势力"(force)、"权威"(authority)等概念,指出在当代功能主义 思考模式下,这些概念都被化约成达到统治的类似手段;但这样做只能使得人类生活的经 验趋于单调.
Your strength is the physical energy that you have, which gives you the ability to perform various actions, such as lifting or moving things.
e.g. She has always been encouraged to swim to build up the strength of her muscles...
e.g. He threw it forward with all his strength...
Someone's strength in a difficult situation is their confidence or courage.
e.g. Something gave me the strength to overcome the difficulty...
e.g. His strength is an inspiration to me in my life...
The strength of an object or material is its ability to be treated roughly, or to carry heavy weights, without being damaged or destroyed.
e.g. He checked the strength of the cables.
e.g. ...the properties of a material, such as strength or electrical conductivity.
The strength of a person, organization, or country is the power or influence that they have.
e.g. America values its economic leadership, and the political and military strength that goes with it...
e.g. The Alliance in its first show of strength drew a hundred thousand-strong crowd to a rally...
该联盟的第一次实力展示便吸引了 10 万余众参加集会。
If you refer to the strength of a feeling, opinion, or belief, you are talking about how deeply it is felt or believed by people, or how much they are influenced by it.
e.g. He was surprised at the strength of his own feeling...
e.g. ...the Civil War and the strength of feeling it had engendered among the Spanish people...
Someone's strengths are the qualities and abilities that they have which are an advantage to them, or which make them successful.
e.g. Take into account your own strengths and weaknesses...
e.g. Vision and ambition are his great strengths...
If you refer to the strength of a currency, economy, or industry, you mean that its value or success is steady or increasing.
e.g. ...the long-term competitive strength of the American economy...
e.g. The drop was caused partly by the pound's strength against the dollar.
The strength of a group of people is the total number of people in it.
e.g. ...elite forces, comprising about one-tenth of the strength of the army.
The strength of a wind, current, or other force is its power or speed.
e.g. Its oscillation depends on the strength of the gravitational field...
e.g. A tropical storm is gaining strength in the eastern Atlantic.
The strength of a drink, chemical, or drug is the amount of the particular substance in it that gives it its particular effect.
e.g. It is very alcoholic, sometimes near the strength of port...
e.g. Each capsule contains between 30 and 100 pellets of morphine sulphate according to the strength of dose required...
根据所需剂量的浓度不同，每颗胶囊里含有 30 至 100 个吗啡硫酸盐颗粒。
You can talk about the strength of a flavour, smell, colour, sound, or light to describe how intense or easily noticed it is.
e.g. The wine has lots of strength of flavour.
If a person or organization goes from strength to strength, they become more and more successful or confident.
e.g. Since her heart and lung transplant operation she has gone from strength to strength...
e.g. A decade later, the company has gone from strength to strength.
If a team or army is at full strength, all the members that it needs or usually has are present.
e.g. He needed more time to bring US forces there up to full strength.
e.g. ...a full-strength team.
If a group turns out in strength, they arrive in large numbers.
e.g. Mr Gore called on voters and party workers to turn out in strength...
e.g. Security forces have been out in strength.
If one thing is done on the strength of another, it is done because of the influence of that other thing.
e.g. He was elected to power on the strength of his charisma...
e.g. On the strength of those grades, he won a scholarship to Syracuse University.
If an army or team is under strength or below strength, it does not have all the members that it needs or usually has.
e.g. His regiments were considerably under strength...
e.g. They had been beaten by a below-strength side.
1. the property of being physically or mentally strong
e.g. fatigue sapped his strength
2. capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
e.g. the toxin's potency
the strength of the drinks
3. physical energy or intensity
e.g. he hit with all the force he could muster
it was destroyed by the strength of the gale
a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man
4. permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force
e.g. they advertised the durability of their products
5. the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
e.g. he adjusted the intensity of the sound
they measured the station's signal strength
Synonym: intensityintensity level
6. an asset of special worth or utility
e.g. cooking is his forte
Synonym: fortestrong suitlong suitmetierspecialtyspecialitystrong point
7. the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty
e.g. the strength of his argument settled the matter
8. capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
e.g. we faced an army of great strength
politicians have neglected our military posture
Synonym: military capabilitymilitary strengthmilitary postureposture
9. the condition of financial success
e.g. the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks