(a.) Of what sort or kind; what; what a; who.
(a.) A interrogative pronoun, used both substantively and adjectively, and in direct and indirect questions, to ask for, or refer to, an individual person or thing among several of a class; as, which man is it? which woman was it? which is the house? he asked which route he should take; which is best, to live or to die? See the Note under What, pron., 1.
(pron.) A relative pronoun, used esp. in referring to an antecedent noun or clause, but sometimes with reference to what is specified or implied in a sentence, or to a following noun or clause (generally involving a reference, however, to something which has preceded). It is used in all numbers and genders, and was formerly used of persons.
(pron.) A compound relative or indefinite pronoun, standing for any one which, whichever, that which, those which, the . . . which, and the like; as, take which you will.
pron. . What one.. That.
- Investigation of these cases, however, revealed invariably the purely fraudulent nature of all such offers, which were uniformly declined. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- The human watchdogs must be philosophers or lovers of learning which will make them gentle. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- They have a kind of hard flints, which, by grinding against other stones, they form into instruments, that serve instead of wedges, axes, and hammers. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- Which of them had a step so quiet, a hand so gentle, but I should have heard or felt her, if she had approached or touched me in a day-sleep? 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- His labors, however, were interrupt ed by the death of his assistant Flemming, and by his own illness, which proved fatal in 1846, a few months before the actual discovery of Neptune. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- That depends,' said Mrs. Bardell, approaching the duster very near to Mr. Pickwick's elbow which was planted on the table. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Permit me to mention one little instance, which, though it relates to myself, will not be quite uninteresting to you. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- But not so easily did Elinor recover from the alarm into which it had thrown her. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- By all which acquirements, I should be a living treasure of knowledge and wisdom, and certainly become the oracle of the nation. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- Mr. Bumble wiped from his forehead the perspiration which his walk had engendered, glanced complacently at the cocked hat, and smiled. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- They reached a curtained door, behind which sounded lovely music. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- For years I had gradually weaned him from that drug mania which had threatened once to check his remarkable career. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- Which means, I suppose, that you are not quite clear about your case? 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- We retired from the debate which had followed on his nomination: we, his nominators, mortified; he dispirited to excess. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Bois-Guilbert made an effort to suppress his rising scorn and indignation, the expression of which, he was well aware, would have little availed him. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- These good people were absolutely ignorant that their land contained that which was quite as valuable as a gold-mine. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- Of the species which do change, only a few within the same country change at the same time; and all modifications are slowly effected. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- The energy which had at once supported him under his old sufferings and aggravated their sharpness, had been gradually restored to him. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- 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.
- From these ends is extended the spindle of Necessity, on which all the revolutions turn. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Miss Kate took out her sketch again, and Margaret watched her, while Mr. Brooke lay on the grass with a book, which he did not read. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Such is the process by which the youth passes from the necessary pleasures to the unnecessary. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- A struggle for existence inevitably follows from the high rate at which all organic beings tend to increase. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- Every vestige of the gentler thoughts which had filled her mind hardly a minute since seemed to be swept from it now. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- There are some points which are as dark as ever. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- It was the first, or among the first of locks which troubled modern burglars' picks. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- As the glare of day mellowed into twilight, we looked down upon a picture which is celebrated all over the world. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- This is the arm of which so much was heard during the recent war with Spain, and against which our soldiers had to contend. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- There was a cry and a rush to rescue, but the right hand which all this while had lain hidden in Moore's breast, reappearing, held out a pistol. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- On November 14, 1888, President Carnot opened the institution, which was soon to witness the triumphs of Roux, Yersin, Metchnikoff, and other disciples of Pasteur. 李贝. 西洋科学史.