N-COUNT 鞭子 A whip is a long thin piece of material such as leather or rope, fastened to a stiff handle. It is used for hitting people or animals.
VERB 鞭打(人或动物) If someone whips a person or animal, they beat them or hit them with a whip or something like a whip.
Eyewitnesses claimed Mr Melton whipped the horse up to 16 times...
He was whipped with a studded belt.
VERB (风等)猛烈地抽打 If something, for example the wind, whips something, it strikes it sharply.
A terrible wind whipped our faces...
A branch whipped her across the cheek.
VERB (在外力作用下)猛然移动 If something flexible whips in a particular way, it moves sharply when it is affected by a force, for example by the wind.
Blond strands of hair whipped in the wind.
VERB 快速移开;快速拿走 If someone whips something out or whips it off, they take it out or take it off very quickly and suddenly.
Bob whipped out his notebook...
Players were whipping their shirts off...
VERB 迅速地移动 If something or someone whips somewhere, they move there or go there very quickly.
The wind out here is whipping along at about 30 miles an hour...
I whipped into a parking space.
VERB 搅打(奶油或鸡蛋等) When you whip something liquid such as cream or an egg, you stir it very fast until it is thick or stiff.
Whip the cream until thick...
Whip the eggs, oils and honey together.
VERB (成心)激起(情绪) If you whip people into an emotional state, you deliberately cause and encourage them to be in that state.
He could whip a crowd into hysteria...
Politicians and businessmen have whipped themselves into a panic.
N-COUNT 组织秘书，党鞭（维持党纪并督导该党议员列席议会重要议题的讨论和表决的人） A whip is a member of a political party in a parliament or legislature who is responsible for minghui sure that party members are present to vote on important issues and that they vote in the appropriate way.
PHRASE 控制权;主导地位 If you have the whip hand, you have power over someone else in a particular situation.
These days the shopper has the whip hand, and will not buy if stores fail to lower their prices.
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