Meaning of 械

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Pinyin: xiè
English Definition: appliance; tool; weapon; shackles; also pr. [jie4]
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • to warn, to admonish; to swear off, to avoid
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 械
Example Words:
农业机械 [ nóng xiè ]: agricultural machinery
中国精密机械进出口公司 [ zhōng guó jīng xiè jìn chū kǒu gōng ]: China Precision Machinery Import-Export Corporation (CPMIEC)
挖掘机械 [ jué xiè ]: excavator; bulldozer
机械翻译 [ xiè fān ]: machine translation
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