[tuː] or [tu]
(noun.) the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number.
(adj.) being one more than one; 'he received two messages' .
(n.) One and one; twice one.
(n.) The sum of one and one; the number next greater than one, and next less than three; two units or objects.
(n.) A symbol representing two units, as 2, II., or ii.
n. . Sum of two units.. Pair, couple, brace, SPAN.
adj. one and one.—n. the sum of one and one: a figure representing two: a pair.—n. Two′-deck′er a vessel of war carrying guns on two decks.—adjs. Two′-edged having two edges; Two′-faced having two faces hence double-dealing false; Two′fold folded twice: multiplied by two: double.—adv. doubly.—adjs. Two′-forked Twī′-forked double-pronged bifurcate; Two′-front′ed having fronts on opposite sides; Two′-hand′ed having or used with two hands: ambidexterous handy: to be used by two persons; Two′-head′ed having two heads: directed by two authorities; Two′-leaved having two distinct leaves; Two′-legged furnished with two legs; Two′-line (print.) having a depth of body equal to double that of the size specified as two-line nonpareil or pica; Two′-lipped having two lips: divided so as to resemble two lips; Two′-mast′ed having two masts; Two′-nee′dle perforated with two needles.—n. Two′ness the state of being two doubleness.—adj. Two′-part′ed bipartite divided into two nearly to the base.—n. Twopence (tup′ens or tōō′pens) the sum of two pennies: (Shak.) a gilt coin worth two pence.—adj. Twopenny (tup′en-i or tōō′pen-i) of the value of twopence: cheap worthless.—n. ale sold at twopence a quart.—adjs. Two′-ply consisting of two thicknesses: woven double; Two′-ranked alternately arranged in two exactly opposite rows distichous bifarious; Two′-sid′ed having two surfaces or two aspects or phases: facing two ways turned in two directions often with implied sense of double-dealing or deceit; Two′some two twofold; Two′-tongued double-tongued deceitful; Two′-way arranged so as to permit a fluid to be turned into either of two channels: (math.) having a double mode of variation; Twī′-nā′tured Twy′-nā′tured double natured—human and animal in one.—Be two to be at variance; In two asunder.
- We had walked through two armies without incident. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- They mostly began to reign as old men, and their reigns were short, averaging less than two years each. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- George Lamb and Elliston together, after they had listened to a page or two, with one voice exclaimed, Very stupid. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- During the day Meade assaulted and carried one more redan to his right and two to his left. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- He had not read far when he rested his head upon his two hands--to hide his face from me. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- The two other were open boats of half that tonnage. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The large and powerful engines on the Great Western Railway have, however, only two driving wheels, which are 8 feet in diameter. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- This thrown open, admitted him to his own private apartment of three rooms: his bed-chamber and two others. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- By only raising my voice, and saying any thing two or three times over, she is sure to hear; but then she is used to my voice. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- The building was of grey, lichen-blotched stone, with a high central portion and two curving wings, like the claws of a crab, thrown out on each side. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- King George III, who had begun his reign in 1760, was resolved to be much more of a king than his two German predecessors. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- I say this here for two reasons--because I hope to avoid the critical attack of the genuine Marxian specialist, and because the observation is, I believe, relevant to our subject. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- Their headquarters lay in the southwest corner of this district, near the crossing of two of the so-called Martian canals. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- I happen to know that he paid seven hundred pounds to a footman for a note two lines in length, and that the ruin of a noble family was the result. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- There was a short silence, during which the two spectators approached the bed. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- The apes scattered by ones, and twos, and threes in all directions, but ever within sound of a signal of alarm. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- I had not been long on the road, before I noticed that other people--by twos and threes--appeared to be travelling in the same direction as myself. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Houses in twos and threes pass by us, solitary farms, ruinous buildings, dye-works, tanneries, and the like, open country, avenues of leafless trees. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- In twos we entered the chamber and marched down the broad Aisle of Hope, as it is called, to the platform in the centre of the hall. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- The police closed again round the doorway, and men stole out from among the crowd by twos and threes and stood behind them to be the first to see. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- After lunch, people strolled about, by twos and threes, through the house and garden, enjoying the sunshine without and within. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.