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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 bi4to close; to stop up; to shut; to obstruct
2封闭 封閉 fēng feng1 bi4to seal; to close; to confine; to seal off; to close down; sealed; confined; closed; unreceptive
3闭合 閉合 bi4 he2to close by coming together (like the lips of a wound, the doors of an elevator, the walls of a channel); to close by connecting in a loop (like a circuit); closed-loop
4闭上 閉上 shangbi4 shang5to close; to shut up
5关闭 關閉 guān guan1 bi4to close; to shut
6紧闭 緊閉 jǐn jin3 bi4to close securely; tightly closed; secure
7倒闭 倒閉 dǎo dao3 bi4to go bankrupt; to close down
8闭幕 閉幕 bi4 mu4the curtain falls; lower the curtain; to come to an end (of a meeting)
9巴闭 巴閉 ba1 bi4arrogant; flashy; impressive (Cantonese)
10闭包 閉包 bāobi4 bao1closure (math)
11闭关 閉關 guānbi4 guan1to close the passes; to seal off the country; seclusion (monastic practice, e.g. of Chan Buddhists)
12闭关却扫 閉關卻掃 guān què sǎobi4 guan1 que4 sao3to live in complete seclusion (idiom)
13闭关锁国 閉關鎖國 guān suǒ guóbi4 guan1 suo3 guo2to close the passes and seal off the country; to close a country to exclude foreign contact
14闭关政策 閉關政策 guān zhèng bi4 guan1 zheng4 ce4closed-door policy
15闭关自守 閉關自守 guān shǒubi4 guan1 zi4 shou3close the country to international intercourse
16闭会 閉會 huìbi4 hui4close a meeting
17闭会祈祷 閉會祈禱 huì dǎobi4 hui4 qi2 dao3benediction
18闭集 閉集 bi4 ji2closed set (math.)
19闭经 閉經 jīngbi4 jing1amenorrhoea
20闭卷考试 閉卷考試 juàn kǎo shìbi4 juan4 kao3 shi4closed-book examination
21闭口不谈 閉口不談 kǒu tánbi4 kou3 bu4 tan2to refuse to say anything about (idiom); to remain tight-lipped; to avoid mentioning
22闭口不言 閉口不言 kǒu yánbi4 kou3 bu4 yan2to keep silent (idiom)
23闭口无言 閉口無言 kǒu yánbi4 kou3 wu2 yan2to remain silent (idiom)
24闭路电视 閉路電視 diàn shìbi4 lu4 dian4 shi4closed-circuit television
25闭门 閉門 ménbi4 men2to close a door
26闭门不出 閉門不出 mén chūbi4 men2 bu4 chu1to be confined to the house (idiom)
27闭门羹 閉門羹 mén gēngbi4 men2 geng1see 吃闭门羹
28闭门觅句 閉門覓句 mén bi4 men2 mi4 ju4lit. lock the door and search for the right word (idiom); fig. the serious hard work of writing
29闭门塞窦 閉門塞竇 mén dòubi4 men2 se4 dou4to close doors and block openings (idiom); mounting a strict defense
30闭门思过 閉門思過 mén guòbi4 men2 si1 guo4shut oneself up and ponder over one's mistakes
31闭门天子 閉門天子 mén tiān bi4 men2 tian1 zi3authority narrowly confined (idiom)
32闭门谢客 閉門謝客 mén xiè bi4 men2 xie4 ke4to shut one's door and turn away visitors (idiom)
33闭门修养 閉門修養 mén xiū yǎngbi4 men2 xiu1 yang3to practice "self-cultivation" in isolation (idiom)
34闭门造车 閉門造車 mén zào chēbi4 men2 zao4 che1lit. to build a cart behind closed doors; to be overly subjective and disregard the outside world (idiom)
35闭目塞听 閉目塞聽 tīngbi4 mu4 se4 ting1to shut one's eyes and stop one's ears; out of touch with reality; to bury one's head in the sand
36闭幕式 閉幕式 shìbi4 mu4 shi4closing ceremony
37闭起 閉起 bi4 qi3to shut
38闭区间 閉區間 jiānbi4 qu1 jian1closed interval (in calculus)
39闭塞 閉塞 bi4 se4to stop up; to close up; hard to get to; out of the way; inaccessible; unenlightened; blocking
40闭塞眼睛捉麻雀 閉塞眼睛捉麻雀 yǎn jīng zhuō quèbi4 se4 yan3 jing1 zhuo1 ma2 que4lit. to catch sparrows blindfolded (idiom); fig. to act blindly
41闭上嘴巴 閉上嘴巴 shang zuǐ bi4 shang5 zui3 ba1Shut up!
42闭锁 閉鎖 suǒbi4 suo3to lock
43闭锁期 閉鎖期 suǒ bi4 suo3 qi1lock-up period (on stock options)
44闭图象定理 閉圖象定理 xiàng dìng bi4 tu2 xiang4 ding4 li3closed graph theorem (math)
45闭音节 閉音節 yīn jiébi4 yin1 jie2closed syllable
46闭域 閉域 bi4 yu4closed domain; algebraically closed field (math.), e.g. complex number field 复数域
47闭元音 閉元音 yuán yīnbi4 yuan2 yin1close vowel
48闭月羞花 閉月羞花 yuè xiū huābi4 yue4 xiu1 hua1lit. hiding the moon, shaming the flowers (idiom); fig. female beauty exceeding even that of the natural world
49闭着 閉著 zhebi4 zhe5closed
50闭子集 閉子集 bi4 zi3 ji2closed subset (math)
51闭嘴 閉嘴 zuǐbi4 zui3Shut up!; same as 闭上嘴巴
52便闭 便閉 biàn bian4 bi4see 便秘
53吃闭门羹 吃閉門羹 chī mén gēngchi1 bi4 men2 geng1to be refused entrance (idiom); to find the door closed
54封闭性 封閉性 fēng xìngfeng1 bi4 xing4encapsulation
55封闭性开局 封閉性開局 fēng xìng kāi Feng1 bi4 xing4 Kai1 ju2Closed Game; Double Queen Pawn Opening (chess); same as 双后前兵开局
56关禁闭 關禁閉 guān jìn guan1 jin4 bi4to put in detention (a soldier, a pupil)
57经闭 經閉 jīng jing1 bi4amenorrhoea
58开闭幕式 開閉幕式 kāi shìkai1 bi4 mu4 shi4opening and closing ceremonies
59癃闭 癃閉 lóng long2 bi4illness having to do with obstruction of urine flow; (Chinese medicine); retention of urine
60密闭 密閉 mi4 bi4sealed; airtight
61密闭舱 密閉艙 cāngmi4 bi4 cang1sealed cabin
62密闭货舱 密閉貨艙 huò cāngmi4 bi4 huo4 cang1sealed cabin
63密闭门 密閉門 ménmi4 bi4 men2airtight door
64密闭式循环再呼吸水肺系统 密閉式循環再呼吸水肺系統 shì xún huán zài shuǐ fèi tǒngmi4 bi4 shi4 xun2 huan2 zai4 hu1 xi1 shui3 fei4 xi4 tong3closed-circuit rebreather scuba (diving)
65撒手闭眼 撒手閉眼 shǒu yǎnsa1 shou3 bi4 yan3to have nothing further to do with a matter (idiom)
66深闭固拒 深閉固拒 shēn shen1 bi4 gu4 ju4deep, closed and refusing (idiom); obstinate; stubborn and perverse
67胜利闭幕 勝利閉幕 shèng sheng4 li4 bi4 mu4to come to a successful close (idiom)
68飨以闭门羹 饗以閉門羹 xiǎng mén gēngxiang3 yi3 bi4 men2 geng1to close the door in one's face (idiom)
69羞花闭月 羞花閉月 xiū huā yuèxiu1 hua1 bi4 yue4so beautiful as to cause the flowers to blush and the moon to hide (of women); an incomparable beauty (idiom)
70牙关紧闭症 牙關緊閉症 guān jǐn zhèngya2 guan1 jin3 bi4 zheng4lockjaw; trismus
71夜不闭户 夜不閉戶 ye4 bu4 bi4 hu4lit. doors not locked at night (idiom); fig. stable society
72壅闭不通 壅閉不通 yōng tōngyong1 bi4 bu4 tong1obstructed and constipated (idiom)
73幽闭恐惧 幽閉恐懼 yōu kǒng you1 bi4 kong3 ju4claustrophobia
74幽闭恐惧症 幽閉恐懼症 yōu kǒng zhèngyou1 bi4 kong3 ju4 zheng4claustrophobia
75睁一眼闭一眼 睜一眼閉一眼 zhēng yǎn yǎnzheng1 yi1 yan3 bi4 yi1 yan3to turn a blind eye
76睁一只眼闭一只眼 睜一隻眼閉一隻眼 zhēng zhī yǎn zhī yǎnzheng1 yi1 zhi1 yan3 bi4 yi1 zhi1 yan3to turn a blind eye
77睁只眼闭只眼 睜隻眼閉隻眼 zhēng zhī yǎn zhī yǎnzheng1 zhi1 yan3 bi4 zhi1 yan3to turn a blind eye
78自闭症 自閉症 zhèngzi4 bi4 zheng4autism
79嘴闭眼明 嘴閉眼明 zuǐ yǎn míngzui3 bi4 yan3 ming2to keep the mouth shut and the eyes open (idiom)

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