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Meaning of 枢

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(Trad.: 樞)
Pinyin: shū
English Definition: hinge; pivot
Chinese Definition:
①门上的转轴:户枢不蠹。
②重要的或中心的部分,起决定性作用的部分:枢纽。中枢。
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ ] area, district, region, ward; surname
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Example Words
枢纽 shū niǔ hub (e.g. of traffic network); hinge; pivot; fulcrum
中枢 zhōng shū center; backbone; hub (e.g. of transport network); the central administration
户枢不蠹 shū lit. a door hinge never becomes worm-eaten; constant activity prevents decay (idiom)
枢密院 shū yuàn privy council
枢机 shū cardinal (Catholicism)
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Example Sentences
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For ease in the future, you will also need to adjust the Pivot Point.
2
A man had just entered, so softly that the door had not been heard to turn on its hinges.
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After they were mentioned in Miraculous Pivot, the methods have been further enunciated by later physicians based on their clinical experience.
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Resection of the offending facetal bone and atlantoaxial fixation resulted in rapid neurological recovery.
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Shi Y. , You L. -K. , Li J. Advances of atlantoaxial joint implant and its biomechanical analysis.