Meaning of 积

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(Trad.: 積)
English Definition: to amass; to accumulate; to store; measured quantity (such as area of volume); product (the result of multiplication); to integrate (math.); to solve (or integrate) an ordinary differential equation (math.); old; long-standing
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
    • [ zhī ] only, merely, just
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Example Words
积极 active; energetic; vigorous; positive (outlook); proactive
面积 miàn area (of a floor, piece of land etc); surface area; tract of land
积极性 xìng zeal; initiative; enthusiasm; activity
积累 lěi to accumulate; accumulation; cumulative; cumulatively
体积 volume; bulk; Classifiers:
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Example Sentences
The child is suffering from indigestion.
It may seem like a small thing but, as Hamilton told Masters: "Small choices will help move you in the right direction. . . . It all adds up, and it all matters.
We can just find the angle using dot product So, how would we do that?
Once you have such a formula, you do the dot product with this vector field, which is not the same as that one.
In fact, the cross-product gives us two in one.