Meaning of 淋

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  • Pinyin: lín
    English Definition: to sprinkle; to drip; to pour; to drench
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    淋漓尽致 lín jìn zhì lit. extreme saturation (idiom); fig. vividly and thoroughly; in great detail; without restraint; (of a performance) brilliant
    淋漓 lín dripping wet; pouring; saturated; (fig.) uninhibited; fluid; emotionally unrestrained; extreme
    淋巴 lín lymph (loanword); lymphatic
    淋浴 lín to take a shower; shower
    淋巴结 lín jié lymphatic node; lymph gland
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  • Pinyin: lìn
    English Definition: to filter; to strain; to drain; gonorrhea; (TCM) strangury
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    淋病 lìn bìng gonorrhea; Taiwan pr. [lin2 bing4]
    淋溶土 lìn róng Argosols (Chinese Soil Taxonomy)
    淋球菌 lìn qiú jūn gonococcus; Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the pathogen causing gonorrhea
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Example Sentences
My younger brother likes to eat ice cream.
There was no ice cream last night.
He earns pocket money by selling ice cream.
In the hot summer season, people like to eat ice cream.
There are many different flavors of ice cream here.