means n. 手段;办法
(1) by means of 用……;依靠……
The water may be carried by means of a pipe.
(2) by all means 一定;务必;(表示同意)当然可以，没问题：务必，无论如何，千方百计地
Try by all / every means to persuade him to come.
(3) by no means 完全不是;一点也不;决不
This is by no means the first time you have been late.
by this means 用这种方法;
by any means 用一切可能的方法或手段
(MET 1991)Students sometimes support them- selves by ____ of evening job.
by means of 短语的意思。
C by means of 的意思是“通过某种手段”