One woe doth tread upon another’s heel .
“Well, go on, then,”he would say, and with a flip of his heel would turn back, leaving Theresa to wonder whether she had alienated him forever, or no
achilles was vulnerable only in his heel
grind something under one’s heel
clunky high-heel shoes.
Turn a heel in knitting a sock.
Flatfoot: Congenital or acquired flatness of the arch of the foot, in which the foot and heel usually also roll outward, resulting in a splayfooted position.
The colonel dropped the cigarette to the floor and ground it out with his heel , then clutched the photograph to his breast, removed a pistol from his pocket, placed the barrel in his mouth and pulled the trigger
heel to port [ starboard ]
船向左 [右] 舷倾斜
Heel to port [starboard]
Simple points for underground tracks with loose heel switch; 30 m radius, 1 : 6 inclination, 600 mm gauge; compilation
Simple points for underground tracks with loose heel switch; 50 m radius, 1 : 7 inclination, 600 mm gauge; compilation
Switches for simple underground track points with loose heel switch; 30 m radius, 1 : 6 inclination, 600 mm gauge
Switches for simple underground track points with loose heel switch; 20 m radius, 1 : 5 inclination, 600 mm gauge
The German people are under the heel of this military caste, and it will be a day of rejoicing for the German peasant, artisan and trader when the military caste is broken
A chapped or inflamed area on the skin,especially on the heel ,resulting from exposure to cold;an ulcerated chillblain.
Thing shaped like an arch,esp the raised part of the foot between the sole and the heel
ISO (the International Organization for Standardization), at heel , also took the mission in the field,
Then gradually smart society realized that it had been made ridiculous at the hands of a down-at-heel Dublin street-rat, and revulsion came. Michaelis was the last word in what was caddish and bounderish.
Simple points for underground tracks with loose heel switch; 20 m radius, 1 : 5 inclination, 600 mm gauge; compilation
She threw the photograph down and ground it under her heel to show her hatred of him
With a reproachful look at Slote, she turned on her heel and went out
She looked at his brown face, his lithe build, his shock of hair, and the quick heel-and-toe way that he walked
Roasts Allow 3\4 pound (uncooked)per serving for bone-in roasts such as blade chuck roasts or rump roasts and 1\2 pound (uncooked)per serving for boneless roasts such as sirloin tip or heel of round.
Laziness is his Achilles’ heel .
A horny growth on the heel of a horse’s hoof.
hairy about [at, in] the heel [fetlocks]
没有教养的, 没有礼貌的, 粗野的
Everyone must come to heel or he will lose his life
Mo Kan-cheng fixed his beady eyes on Tu Wei-yueh’s face for a moment, then hunched up his shoulders; pulling a face as much as to say, "I should worry!" he turned on his heel and went out, slamming the door behind him
at sb.’s heel
contour heel,frame heel
1.A command to a dog to walk close behind its owner.
‘‘ _Heel_ ’ I said and Rusty obeyed.’
‘I was getting a little scared I wouldn’t get her back so I shouted ‘ _HEEL_ !’’
1.(in professional wrestling) a wrestler who adopts a mean or unsympathetic persona in the ring.
‘he played the perfect wrestling _heel_ , arrogant, overly aggressive, yet the first to run away when the odds are not in his favour’
2.A crusty end of a loaf of bread, or the rind of a cheese.
‘He had just finished soaking up the last of his roast beef with a _heel_ of bread.’
‘Such behaviour is just unfathomable to me, like throwing out the _heel_ of the bread or cutting the fat off rashers.’
3.A piece of the main stem of a plant left attached to the base of a cutting.
4.An inconsiderate or untrustworthy person.
‘what kind of a _heel_ do you think I am?’
‘Chief Executives have gone from heroes in gray pinstriped suits to _heels_ in orange jumpsuits.’
5.An instance of a ship heeling.
‘This system is designed to compensate for wind and _heel_ and control roll, yaw and surge.’
‘She wore a red tank top with a dark blue jean miniskirt accompanied with black _heels_ .’
‘Her clothes matched with her hair, consisting of a short black skirt, green shirt, and black _heels_ .’
7.The back part of the foot in vertebrate animals.
‘If you can (and your horse will stand for you), try drying off their _heels_ with a hair dryer on a cool setting after the once weekly wash.’
‘From its surprisingly small feet spread white, feathery wings at its _heels_ .’
8.The back part of the human foot below the ankle.
‘The classic swelling of the toes, _heels_ , ankles, and wrists was labelled ‘regular gout’.’
‘Instead of merely cushioning the user’s foot, the Pump system offers a custom fit while protecting the _heel_ , the ankle and the collar area of the foot.’
9.The degree of incline of a ship’s leaning measured from the vertical.
‘She knew what the best angle of _heel_ was for a swift passage.’
‘This would result in a boat that has identical stability to that of the standard boat up to 38-40 degrees of _heel_ .’
10.The end of a violin bow at which it is held.
11.The part of a shoe or boot supporting the heel.
‘shoes with low _heels_ ’
‘Are women as focused on those things as they are with getting, say, the newest Gucci shoes with bamboo _heels_ ?’
12.The part of a sock covering the heel.
‘Your sock’s _heel_ should fit snugly around your _heel_ .’
‘The _heel_ is a double knitted fabric, which I think helps the sock to stay up since it pulls the fabric in at the ankles.’
13.The part of the head of a golf club nearest the shaft.
‘Irons from the 1930s, for example, had a center of gravity high on the clubface and well toward the _heel_ .’
‘On the first tee, he hit a shot off the _heel_ and almost hit somebody’s head in the gallery.’
14.The part of the palm of the hand next to the wrist.
‘he rubbed the _heel_ of his hand against the window’
‘The sting of fingernails in the _heel_ of my hand told me that my fist was clenched.’
1.(of a boat or ship) lean over owing to the pressure of wind or an uneven load.
‘the boat _heeled_ in the freshening breeze’
‘the Mary Rose _heeled_ over and sank in 1545’
2.(of a dog) follow closely behind its owner.
‘these dogs are born with the instinctive urge to _heel_ ’
‘Once your puppy is _heeling_ properly, it’s time to teach him to sit.’
3.Cause (a boat or ship) to lean over.
‘the boat was _heeled_ over so far that water sloshed over the gunwales’
‘Placed too high up on a sailboat’s mast, the radar might miss seeing a nearby target on the windward side when a boat is _heeled_ over.’
4.Fit or renew a heel on (a shoe or boot)
‘they were soling and _heeling_ heavy working boots’
‘In fact, if you are dining there he will lend you a pair of flip-flops to get back to your chair while he _heels_ your soles.’
5.Push or kick (the ball) out of the back of the scrum with one’s heel.
‘the ball was eventually _heeled_ out’
‘They swiftly _heeled_ a scrum on the champions’ line, and Thomson cleverly waited while he assessed his options.’
6.Set a plant in the ground and cover its roots.
‘the plants can be _heeled_ in together in a sheltered spot’
‘Of course if the weather is very cold when your plants arrive, this is the only option for them, since if it’s too cold for planting then it’s also too cold to _heel_ plants in.’
7.Strike (the ball) with the heel of the club.
‘I _heeled_ the shot and hit a line drive through the fence and into the putting green area.’
8.Touch the ground with the heel when dancing.
‘they got into lines and began to _heel_ , toe, and then jump together’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。