beeline 英 [ˈbi:laɪn] 美 [ˈbiˌlaɪn]
- A beeline is the swiftest, most direct route between two points. If you are shopping at the mall on a weekend afternoon and you see an empty parking space, you should make a beeline for it or risk circling the lot for hours.
- n. 直线
1. Flying along at about 38, 000 mph, Voyager 1 is continuing its beeline toward interstellar space.
2. I was used to looking at giant snakes in zoos (I always made a beeline for the reptile house), but pythons did not seem so scary to me because they rarely moved.
3. Those extra calories apparently made a beeline for the fetus, because the boy babies were heavier and their mothers did not pack on any more pounds than those carrying girls.