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Meaning of 锥

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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.
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
交通锥 [ jiāo tōng zhuī ]: traffic cone
毛锥 [ máo zhuī ]: writing brush (old); Castanopsis fordii, a species of evergreen tree common in the south of China whose calybia (nuts) resemble the tip of a writing brush
圆锥 [ yuán zhuī ]: cone; conical; tapering
三角锥 [ sān jiǎo zhuī ]: triangular pyramid (math.)
圆锥形 [ yuán zhuī xíng ]: conical; coniform
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