Meaning of 渣

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Pinyin: zhā
English Definition: slag (in mining or smelting); dregs
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
废渣 fèi zhā industrial waste product; slag
残渣 cán zhā remainder; filtered out residue; sediment; waste product; debris; detritus; rubbish
渣滓 zhā residue; dregs; disreputable people
煤渣 méi zhā slack
矿渣 kuàng zhā slag (mining)
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Example Sentences
Ice chips slowly drifted on the surface of the water.
Stir the coffee to settle the grounds.