Meaning of 峭

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Pinyin: qiào
English Definition: high and steep; precipitous; severe or stern
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mountain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shān ] mountain, hill, peak
    • [ xiào ] to resemble, to look like; to be like
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Example Words
陡峭 dǒu qiào precipitous
峭壁 qiào cliff; steep; precipice
料峭 liào qiào spring chill in the air; cold
峻峭 jùn qiào high and steep
悬崖峭壁 xuán qiào sheer cliffs and precipitous rock faces (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Moreover, the special physical phenomenon of the female also determines their high tolerance and viability.
I decided I would rather not be eaten. I got up and ran. Ahead of me a hill rose steeply.
This paper proposes an algorithm for Fetal Electrocardiogram (FECG) extraction, which is based on joint maximization of kurtosis and autocorrelation .
His fresh and vigorous style of poetry pursuit represents the same aesthetic tendency in Late Tang.
But its clan-based villages, lush jungles, and rocky inlets offered ideal shelter for smugglers and secret societies to flourish.