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(Trad.: 錐)
Pinyin: zhuī
English Definition: cone; awl; to bore
Chinese Definition:
①一头尖锐,可以扎窟窿的工具:锥子。针锥。锥处囊中(锥子放在口袋里,锥尖就会露出来。喻有才智的人终能显露头角)。锥刀之末(喻微小的利益。亦作“锥刀之利”)。
②像锥子的东西:毛锥(毛笔)。改锥。
③用锥子形的工具钻:锥探。
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
圆锥 yuán zhuī cone; conical; tapering
锥形 zhuī xíng conical
改锥 gǎi zhuī screwdriver; Classifiers:
棱锥 léng zhuī pyramid (geometry)
锥子 zhuī zi awl; Classifiers:
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Example Sentences
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At left, the sky outside the shadow cone is still bright.
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Cinder cones often form around or downwind from volcanic vents.
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These embryological studies led Cajal to provide the first description of the growth cone.
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Like most volcanoes in this field, SP Crater is a basalt cinder cone.
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A fiery new cone on Mount Etna provides scientists with new volcanic activity to study.