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Meaning of 量

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    • [ dàn ] dawn; morning; day
    • [ ] unit of distance equal to 0.5km; village; lane
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  • Pinyin: liáng

    English Definition: to measure
    Chinese Definition:
    ①确定、计测东西的多少、长短、高低、深浅、远近等的器具:量具。量杯。量筒。量角器。
    ②用计测器具或其他作为标准的东西确定、计测:计量。测量。量度。量体温。
    ③估计,揣测:估量。思量。打量。

    Example Words:
    测量 [ liáng ]: survey; to measure; to gauge; to determine
    衡量 [ héng liáng ]: to weigh; to examine; to consider
    称量 [ chēng liáng ]: to weigh
    丈量 [ zhàng liáng ]: to measure; measurement
    三角测量法 [ sān jiǎo liáng ]: triangulation (surveying)
  • Pinyin: liàng

    English Definition: capacity; quantity; amount; to estimate; abbr. for 量词 , classifier (in Chinese grammar); measure word
    Chinese Definition:
    ①古代指斗、升一类测定物体体积的器具:度量衡。
    ②能容纳、禁受的限度:酒量。气量。胆量。度量。
    ③数的多少:数量。质量。降雨量。限量供应。
    ④审度:量刑。量才录用。量体裁衣(喻从实际情况出发办事)。

    Example Words:
    质量 [ zhì liàng ]: quality; (physics) mass; Classifiers:
    数量 [ shù liàng ]: amount; quantity; Classifiers: ; quantitative
    尽量 [ jǐn liàng ]: as much as possible; to the greatest extent
    尽量 [ jìn liàng ]: as much as possible; to the greatest extent
    重量 [ zhòng liàng ]: weight; Classifiers:
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