Meaning of 炮

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ bāo ] wrap, pack, bundle; package
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  • Pinyin: pào

    English Definition: cannon; Classifiers: ; firecracker
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    大炮 pào big gun; cannon; artillery; one who talks big; trad. form 大炮 also used; Classifiers:
    鞭炮 biān pào firecrackers; string of small firecrackers; Classifiers:
    炮兵 pào bīng artillery soldier; gunner
    炮弹 pào dàn artillery shell; Classifiers:
    炮火 pào huǒ artillery barrage; gunfire
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  • Pinyin: bāo

    English Definition: to sauté; to fry; to dry by heating
    Chinese Definition:

  • Pinyin: páo

    English Definition: to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or parching (in a pan)
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    炮制 páo zhì to concoct; to invent; to fabricate; to produce; to process; processing and curing (Chinese medicine)
    如法炮制 páo zhì lit. to follow the recipe (idiom); fig. to follow a set pattern
    炮烙 páo lào the hot pillar (ancient Chinese torture instrument)
    炮炼 páo liàn to parch and refine medicinal herbs
    授意炮制 shòu páo zhì to instruct sb. in concocting (sth.) (idiom)
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