Meaning of 拆

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Pinyin: chāi
English Definition: to tear open; to tear down; to tear apart; to open
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ chì ] to scold, to upbraid; to accuse, to blame; to reproach
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Example Words:
拆开 [ chāi kāi ]: to dismantle; to disassemble; to open up (sth sealed); to unpick
分拆 [ fèn chāi ]: to separate off; to hive off; a demerger
同业拆借 [ tóng chāi jiè ]: call loan; short-term loan within banking
托里拆利 [ tuō chāi ]: Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647), Italian physicist, colleague of Galileo
拆下 [ chāi xià ]: to dismantle; to take apart
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