Meaning of 粕

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English Definition: grains in distilled liquor
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
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Example Words:
糟粕 [ zāo ]: dross; dregs; rubbish; fig. useless residue
去其糟粕 [ zāo ]: to remove the dross; to discard the dregs
取其精华,去其糟粕 [ jīng huá , zāo ]: take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan); keep what is good, discard the rest; You need to be selective when studying.; In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
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