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Meaning of 蜡

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(Trad.: 蠟)
Pinyin:
English Definition: candle; wax
Chinese Definition:
①动物、植物或矿物所产生的油质,具有可塑性,易熔化,不溶于水,可溶于二硫化碳和苯:石蜡。蜂蜡。蜡版。蜡笔。蜡疗。蜡染。蜡人。蜡纸。蜡烛。蜡黄(形容颜色黄得像蜡)。蜡丸。[合]:蜂蜡。)
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (insect) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
蜡烛 zhú candle; Classifiers:
石蜡 shí paraffin wax
蜡染 rǎn batik (color printing on cloth using wax)
味同嚼蜡 wèi tóng jiáo tastes as if one is chewing wax (idiom); tasteless; insipid
白蜡 bái white wax from Chinese white wax bug (Ericerus pela)
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Example Sentences
1
便
I understand it's convenient, I understand it's healthy, and I understand you think your tap water tastes like crap.
2
Flowers of the brightest colors, trees and bushes and other things grew in the garden, but it was as if they were made of wax.
3
便
Research have shown that the layer of wax coating on the noodles is quite harmful to our body and we should not consume it too frequently.
4
However, research have shown that the layer of wax coating on the noodles is quite harmful to our body and we should not consume it too frequently.
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使
Do you know that in order to make the noodles joined together nicely side by side needs some form of wax coating in order to achieve a presentable instant noodles in front of us.