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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shrill /ˈʃrɪl, ||ˈsrɪl/
 尖銳的聲音(a.)尖銳的,刺耳的(vt.)用尖銳的聲音說(vi.)發出刺耳聲

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrill a. [Compar. Shriller superl. Shrillest.]  Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
 Hear the shrill whistle which doth order give
 To sounds confused.   --Shak.
    Let winds be shrill, let waves roll high.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrill, n. A shrill sound. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrill, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shrilled p. pr. & vb. n. Shrilling.]  To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
    Break we our pipes, that shrilledloud as lark.   --Spenser.
    No sounds were heard but of the shrilling cock.   --Goldsmith.
    His voice shrilled with passion.   --L. Wallace.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shrill, v. t. To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.
    How poor Andromache shrills her dolors forth.   --Shak.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shrill
      adj : high-pitched and sharp; "piercing screams"; "a shrill
            whistle" [syn: piercing, sharp]
      v : utter a shrill cry [syn: shriek, pipe up, pipe]