英音 [bi:t] 美音 [bit]
vt.& vi. 接连地击打;
adj. [美国口语]大吃一惊的;[常作 B-]“反传统一代”成员的;摇滚音乐的;[口语]（体力或情绪上）疲劳不堪的;
a regular route for a sentry or policeman;
"in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart;
"he could feel the beat of her heart"
the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music;
"the piece has a fast rhythm"
"the conductor set the beat"
a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
the sound of stroke or blow;
"he heard the beat of a drum"
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
a regular rate of repetition;
"the cox raised the beat"
a stroke or blow;
"the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
"was all in at the end of the day"
"so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"
"bushed after all that exercise"
"I'm dead after that long trip"
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict;
"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
"We beat the competition"
"Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression;
"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"
"The teacher used to beat the students"
"beat on the door"
"beat the table with his shoe"
"Her heart was beating fast"
shape by beating;
"beat swords into ploughshares"
make a rhythmic sound;
"Rain drummed against the windshield"
"The drums beat all night"
glare or strike with great intensity;
"The sun was beating down on us"
move with a thrashing motion;
"The bird flapped its wings"
"The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
sail with much tacking or with difficulty;
"The boat beat in the strong wind"
"beat the egg whites"
"beat the cream"
strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music;
"beat one's breast"
"beat one's foot rhythmically"
"Reading beats watching television"
"This sure beats work!"
"beat the subway fare"
make a sound like a clock or a timer;
"the clocks were ticking"
"the grandfather clock beat midnight"
move with a flapping motion;
"The bird's wings were flapping"
indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks;
"Beat the rhythm"
move with or as if with a regular alternating motion;
"the city pulsated with music and excitement"
make by pounding or trampling;
"beat a path through the forest"
produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly;
"beat the drum"
strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
beat through cleverness and wit;
"I beat the traffic"
"She outfoxed her competitors"
be a mystery or bewildering to;
"This beats me!"
"Got me--I don't know the answer!"
"a vexing problem"
"This question really stuck me"
wear out completely;
"This kind of work exhausts me"
"He was all washed up after the exam"
backbeat n. （尤指爵士乐、流行乐的）基调强节奏;
beaten adj. 被打败的;锤薄的;耗损的，常走的;筋疲力尽的; v. （心脏等）跳动( beat的过去分词);击打;（风、雨等）吹打;
beater n. 拍打器;敲打者;助猎者;（狩猎中）使猎物从掩蔽处惊起的人;
beatific adj. <文>快乐而安详的;有福的;极乐的;天使般的;
beatify vt. 宣布…已升入“真福品位”;赐福;
beating n. 打，敲打;[纸] 打浆;脉搏;失败; vt. （心脏等）跳动(beat的现在分词);
beatitude n. 至福;天福;八福词;（东正教）法座;
beatnik n. 反传统一代成员， （俗称）披头族的人;
browbeat vt. （以言辞或表情）威逼，恫吓;
deadbeat n. <俗>赖债不还的人，游手好闲者;
downbeat adj. 消沉的，悲观的，抑制的; n. 强拍;下降;
drumbeat n. 鼓声，打鼓;
heartbeat n. 心跳，心搏;中心;感情;重要特征;
offbeat adj. 不寻常的，非传统的，不落俗套的;
upbeat adj. 积极乐观的;愉快的，高兴的; n. 上升;弱拍;兴旺;
beat-up adj. 破旧的，破烂的;蓬头垢面的;衣衫褴褛的，不体面的;打纬;
zero beat 零拍;
beat output 拍频信号输出;
subcarrier beat 副载波差拍;
beat pattern 拍频波形图，跳动图;
major beat 用力较大的那一部分四肢动作;
beat interference 相拍干扰，交调干扰，拍频干扰;
beat off 击退， 打退（敌人等）;
beat generation n. 美国二战后出生的，服饰奇特，行为乖僻的一代;垮掉的一代;
beat selector 节拍选择器;
beat over 调查，追究;
beat-to-beat time [医]搏动间隔时间（心脏）;
beat receiver 超音频外差式接收机，外差式接收机;
light beat 光拍;
beat efficiency [医]心搏效果;
beat back 击退;抗击;打退;反击;
spontaneous beat 自发搏动;
beat period 拍频周期;拍合周期;
fusion beat [医]融合搏动;
beat away v. 打掉，凿开;