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maze

Saltos de línea: maze
Pronunciación: /meɪz
 
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Definición de maze en inglés:

sustantivo

1A network of paths and hedges designed as a puzzle through which one has to find a way: the house has a maze and a walled Italian garden
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When the rats were put in mazes designed to test learning and memory, those that had been anaesthetised performed worse than those that had not been given the drugs.
  • They turn a corner of the hedge maze and find the statue of Theo's bride.
  • The maze will be at the farm until the plants wither away in October when the field will be cut, ready for a new maze with a new design next year.
1.1A complex network of paths or passages: they were trapped in a menacing maze of corridors
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Three hundred people lived in the maze of complex interwoven passages for six years during the American war.
  • I walked through the maze of passages, taking whichever bearing I felt pulled towards.
  • Amidst these, through a complex maze of natural stone bridges and walkways, was a smaller peak.
Sinónimos
labyrinth, network of paths
complex network, labyrinth, web, tangle, warren, mesh, jungle, snarl, imbroglio
1.2A confusing mass of information: a maze of petty regulations
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Museum's imaginative mix of social history and artefacts provides a maze of information.
  • In such a situation, an ordinary individual finds himself in a maze of perplexing notions and ideas.
  • To pretty much anyone this lot represents a bewildering, tangled, confused maze of information.

verbo

(be mazed) archaic or dialect Volver al principio  
Be dazed and confused: she was still mazed with the drug she had taken
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Beyond this garden, abrupt, there was a grey stone wall overgrown with velvet moss that uprose as, gazing, Matthew stood long, all mazed and blinking, to see this place so eerie and fair.
  • He was regarded with suspicion, considered an outsider and a very strange young man, being called ‘funny’ or even ‘mazed’ by the locals.

Origen

Middle English (denoting delirium or delusion): probably from the base of amaze, of which the verb is a shortening.

More
  • This is probably a shortening of Old English amaze. Maze was first used for delirium, but had come to be used for a labyrinth by late Middle English.

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