Meaning of 瞬

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Pinyin: shùn
English Definition: to wink
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ shùn ] legendary ruler
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Example Words
瞬间 shùn jiān in an instant; in a flash
一瞬间 shùn jiān split second
一瞬 shùn one instant; very short time; the twinkle of an eye
瞬息万变 shùn wàn biàn in an instant a myriad changes (idiom); rapid substantial change
瞬时 shùn shí instantaneous
More: 瞬* | *瞬 | *瞬*
Example Sentences
A transient conversation can be turned into a long-running one as needed.
So you have to address every one of these particular transients to be sure that the reactor is capable of managing it.
And as he did it vanished, and turned into fresh flowers with dew on them!
We reasoned that if sleep merely provides a transient benefit for memory, then memories after sleep should be, once again, susceptible to interference.
So this chart and the subsequent charts will give you examples of the types of accidents or transients that need to be considered as part of design basis accidents.