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流沙
Simplified 流沙
Traditional 流沙
Related words 流沙地 
Pin Yin
liu2 sha1
English
  • drift sand; quicksand
Examples:
1. 沙柳背着水壶干粮等物,寸步不离地跟在父亲后边,有时搀着他把脚从软软的流沙层里拔出来。
His daughter, who tagged behind him with the bucket of water and the rations, sometimes helped him to pull his feet out of the soft sand.
2. 流沙对世人保守的秘密给我拆穿了。
I had penetrated the secret which the quicksand had kept from every other living creature.
3. 实验表明,戈壁滩上一棵柽柳便会如同一位孤胆战士,一年能拦截流沙2500立方米。
It has been shown by experimentation that a single Chinese tamarisk or rose willow on the Gobi is like a brave soldier that can block 2,500 cubic meters of drifting sand a year.
4. 这是从流沙层里露出来的马鞍的尖部。
It was the tip of a saddle protruding from beneath a sand drift.
5. 需要采取措施使农田免遭流沙的侵袭。
Some measures are needed to secure the farmland against shifting sand.
6. 我们发现的木船船体的某些部分是埋在流沙或泥中的。
The wooden hull parts that we find have been buried by shifting sand or mud.
7. 后来他拉着马缰,车轮吱吱地辗过那片白色的流沙,最后驶过了额尔齐斯河上的大桥,到了布尔津城的长途汽车站。
Then, holding the reins, he led the cart over the shifting white sands, the wheels creaking. Finally they crossed the big bridge over the Ertix and arrived at the long-distance bus station in Burqin.
8. 我们植树以防流沙的侵袭
We have planted tree as a hedge against shift sand
9. 我们植树以防流沙的侵袭。
We have planted trees as a hedge against shifting sand.