Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
uptake /' pteik/
  • danh từ
    • trí thông minh; sự hiểu
      • to be quick in the uptake: (thông tục) hiểu nhanh, sáng ý
      • to be slow in the uptake: (thông tục) chậm hiểu, tối dạ
    • (kỹ thuật) ống thông hi
Concise Dictionary
+the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
+a process of taking up or using up or consuming

Thesaurus Dictionary
comprehension, understanding, apprehension, grasp, perception, insight, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perceptiveness, sensitivity:
Billie was very quick on the uptake, and knew immediately what the man was after.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U, sing.] ~ (of sth) (technical) the process by which sth is taken into a body or system; the rate at which this happens: the uptake of oxygen by muscles
Idioms: be quick / slow on the uptake to be quick/slow to understand sth: (informal) Is he always this slow on the uptake?

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