Meaning of 控

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Pinyin: kòng
English Definition: to control; to accuse; to charge; to sue; to invert a container to empty it; (suffix) (slang) buff; enthusiast; devotee; -phile or -philia
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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
控制 kòng zhì control; to exercise control over; to contain
调控 tiáo kòng to regulate; to control
宏观调控 hóng guān tiáo kòng macro-control
监控 jiān kòng to monitor
控股 kòng to own a controlling number of shares in a company
More: 控* | *控 | *控*
Example Sentences
The first one cannot be easily quantified, but most observers agree that the quality of the game has improved: players have greater physical stamina, with better ball control and technique.
We did a lot of repetition - right foot, left foot, control, always working with the ball.
There are inlets and outlets on all the major reservoirs, distributor canals, a series of very sophisticated water control devices.
The magazine found that most but not all newer models had good temperature control, although models with digital temperature settings typically were the best.
The visitors controlled more of the possession and they showed drive and determination.