Meaning of 片

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Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictographic: Half of a tree trunk; compare
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    • Pinyin: piàn
      English Definition: thin piece; flake; a slice; film; TV play; to slice; to carve thin; partial; incomplete; one-sided; classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water; classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc; used with numeral : classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound etc; Kangxi radical 91
      Chinese Definition:

      Example Words:
      照片 zhào piàn photograph; picture; Classifiers:
      图片 piàn image; picture; photograph; Classifiers:
      影片 yǐng piàn film; movie; Classifiers:
      片刻 piàn short period of time; a moment
      大片 piàn wide expanse; large area; vast stretch; extending widely; blockbuster movie
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    • Pinyin: piān
      English Definition: disk; sheet
      Chinese Definition:
      Example Words:
      片子 piān zi film; movie; film reel; phonograph record; X-ray image
      片儿 piān r sheet; thin film
      片剂 piān tablet
      片名 piān míng movie title
      波带片 dài piān zone plate
      More: 片* | *片 | *片*
    Example Sentences
    To all of that I say, porn is not the problem.
    Anyone interesting on that side of the galaxy?
    Give me a slice of bread.
    But none of them owns the landscape.
    Do you ask him what is it about porn that he likes?