Meaning of 楦

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(Trad.: 楥, 楦)
Pinyin: xuàn
English Definition: to block (a hat); to stretch (a shoe); (wooden) shoe last; variant of
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ xuān ] to proclaim, to declare, to announce; surname
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Example Words
楦子 xuàn zi shoe tree; hat block
楦头 xuàn tou toe box (of a shoe); shoe last (shoemaker's tool)
鞋楦 xié xuàn shoe tree
搬楦头 bān xuàn tou lit. to move the shoes on the shoe tree (idiom); fig. to expose shameful secrets (old)
More: 楦* | *楦 | *楦*
Example Sentences
The development method of last NC machine was researched.
If I had listened to him, I would be blocking hats for a living.
The high temperature setting box can make the upper more close to the last.
The freeze-setting box can take Off the upper timely without changing its shape.
The local modification was done on the 20 contours of the last.