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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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1 jiǎnJian3scissors; shears; clippers; Classifiers: ; to cut with scissors; to trim; to wipe out or exterminate; surname Jian
2修剪 xiū jiǎnxiu1 jian3to prune; to trim
3剪刀 jiǎn dāojian3 dao1scissors; Classifiers:
4包剪锤 包剪錘 bāo jiǎn chuíbao1 jian3 chui2rock-paper-scissors (game)
5裁剪 cái jiǎncai2 jian3to cut out
6打薄剪刀 báo jiǎn dāoda3 bao2 jian3 dao1thinning scissors
7大剪刀 jiǎn dāoda4 jian3 dao1shears; large scissors; secateurs
8反剪 fǎn jiǎnfan3 jian3with hands behind one's back; trussed
9剪报 剪報 jiǎn bàojian3 bao4newspaper cutting; clippings
10剪裁 jiǎn cáijian3 cai2to tailor (clothes); to trim (expenditure)
11剪彩 jiǎn cǎijian3 cai3to cut the ribbon (at an opening); to cut the ribbon (at a launching or opening ceremony)
12剪草除根 jiǎn cǎo chú gēnjian3 cao3 chu2 gen1lit. cut grass and pull out roots (idiom); fig. to destroy root and branch; to eradicate
13剪草机 剪草機 jiǎn cǎo jian3 cao3 ji1lawnmower
14剪成 jiǎn chéngjian3 cheng2cut into
15剪除 jiǎn chújian3 chu2to eradicate; to exterminate
16剪刀差 jiǎn dāo chājian3 dao1 cha1prices scissor (caught between low income and high prices)
17剪刀石头布 剪刀石頭布 jiǎn dāo shí tou jian3 dao1 shi2 tou5 bu4rock-paper-scissors (game)
18剪掉 jiǎn diàojian3 diao4to cut off; to cut away; to trim
19剪断 剪斷 jiǎn duànjian3 duan4to cut; to snip
20剪辑 剪輯 jiǎn jian3 ji2to edit (video images, film)
21剪接 jiǎn jiējian3 jie1film-editing; montage; to cut or edit film
22剪径 剪徑 jiǎn jìngjian3 jing4to waylay and rob; highway robbery
23剪力 jiǎn jian3 li4shear; shearing force
24剪切 jiǎn qiējian3 qie1to shear; shearing (force); (computing) to cut (as in "cut-and-paste")
25剪切力 jiǎn qiē jian3 qie1 li4shear; shearing force
26剪切形变 剪切形變 jiǎn qiē xíng biànjian3 qie1 xing2 bian4shearing; shear deformation
27剪贴板 剪貼板 jiǎn tiē bǎnjian3 tie1 ban3clipboard (computing)
28剪贴簿 剪貼簿 jiǎn tiē jian3 tie1 bu4scrapbook
29剪头发 剪頭髮 jiǎn tóu fajian3 tou2 fa5(to get a) haircut
30剪影 jiǎn yǐngjian3 ying3paper-cut silhouette; outline; sketch
31剪应力 剪應力 jiǎn yìng jian3 ying4 li4shear stress
32剪枝 jiǎn zhījian3 zhi1to prune (branches etc)
33剪纸 剪紙 jiǎn zhǐjian3 zhi3papercutting (Chinese folk art); to make paper cutouts
34剪子 jiǎn zijian3 zi5clippers; scissors; shears; Classifiers:
35剪嘴鸥 剪嘴鷗 jiǎn zuǐ ōujian3 zui3 ou1(bird species of China) Indian skimmer (Rynchops albicollis)
36删剪 刪剪 shān jiǎnshan1 jian3to cut (from a movie etc); to censor
37石头、剪子、布 石頭、剪子、布 shí tou , jiǎn zi , shi2 tou5 , jian3 zi5 , bu4rock-paper-scissors (hand game)
38疏剪 shū jiǎnshu1 jian3to prune
39双瞳剪水 雙瞳翦水 shuāng tóng jiǎn shuǐshuang1 tong2 jian3 shui3clear, bright eyes (idiom)
40洗剪吹 jiǎn chuīxi3 jian3 chui1shampoo, haircut and blow-dry
41指甲剪 zhǐ jia jiǎnzhi3 jia5 jian3nail clipper

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