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
If I had listened to him, I would be blocking hats for a living.
Last is the benchmark of shoe manufacture and its bottom arris is of great importance.
This machine that is designed for gluing the cloth-surfaced upper rubber shoes can achieve from lasting to vulcanizing and drying the shoes.
After sole pressing natural cooling for 10-15 mins to crease the hardness of counter and results in better effect of last slipping.
On the base of precision , advance sampling method for data compressing and compressing- style method for data saving, so that the data is suitable for network transmitting and carry-home .