Meaning of 膨

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Pinyin: péng
English Definition: swollen
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ péng ] name of an ancient country; surname
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Example Words
膨胀 péng zhàng to expand; to inflate; to swell
通货膨胀 tōng huò péng zhàng inflation
膨润土 péng rùn bentonite (mineralogy)
使膨胀 shǐ péng zhàng to dilate; to expand
恶性通货膨胀 è xìng tōng huò péng zhàng hyperinflation
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Example Sentences
The bird puffed up its feathers.
Rising prices may lead to inflation.
The increase in tariff on imported goods might lead to inflation.
The government is trying to control prices to maintain stable inflation.
The central bank has announced a new round of monetary policy to curb inflation.