Meaning of 镟

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(Trad.: 鏇)
Pinyin: xuàn
English Definition: to shape on a lathe; to peel with a knife; to turn in (a screw)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ xuán ] to revolve, to orbit, to return
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Example Sentences
Cannons and carronades were turned from brass rods.
They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go.
The EN-V from General Motors can rotate 360 degrees and be driven in manual mode with a driver - or without.
Let the airplanes circle, moaning overhead...scribbling on the sky the message:He is dead.
I turned a master out of wood and proceeded to make a box, lined the bottom with clay and made a two part mold.