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Meaning of 锯

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(Trad.: 鋸)
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ ] to live, to reside; to dwell; to sit
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: variant of
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: a saw; to cut with a saw
    Chinese Definition:
    ①用薄钢片制成有尖齿可以来回拉动割开木头或金属的器具:木锯。钢锯。电锯。拉锯。
    ②用锯把东西拉开:锯树。锯木头。锯末。

    Example Words:
    刀锯斧钺 [ dāo yuè ]: knife, saw, ax and hatchet (idiom); facing torture and execution
    刀锯鼎镬 [ dāo dǐng huò ]: knife, saw and cauldron; ancient instruments of torture; fig. torture
    前锯肌 [ qián ]: serratus anterior muscle (upper sides of the chest)
    反锯齿 [ fǎn chǐ ]: anti-aliasing
    抗锯齿 [ kàng chǐ ]: anti-aliasing
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