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开动
Simplified 开动
Traditional 開動
Related words 重新开动 
Pin Yin
kai1 dong4
English
  • start
  • set in motion
  • move
  • march
  • dig in (eating)
  • tuck in (eating)
  • [Mechanism] starting
Examples:
1. 一群学徒正在开动水压机。
A group of apprentics were operating the hydraulic press.
2. 乘务员哨声一响,司机开动机车。
At the conductor's whistle the engine-driver starts his locomotive-engine.
3. 在他到达车间之前,机器已经开动了。
Before he got to the workshop, the machine had been put in motion.
4. 抓住皮带,汽车要开动了。
Hang on to the strap. The bus is starting.
5. 他按下按钮开动了机器。
He pushed a button and set the machine in motion.
6. 只需将插头插入插座并开动机器就行了。
Just put the plug in the socket and switch on the machine.
7. 这些任务包括打开和关闭车门、开动引擎、在红绿灯面前停车,为车加油及进行定期的养护。
Such tasks include opening and closing the garage door, starting the engine, and stopping at traffic lights, in addition to putting oil and gas in the car and performing periodic maintenance.
8. 司机开动发电机,玛丽调节电流。
The chauffeur started up and Marie verified the current.
9. 这机器一触即可停止或开动.
The machine stops and starts at a touch.
10. 你必须给汽车加油才能开动它。
You must put some petrol in the car to make it go.