Meaning of 阶

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(Trad.: 階)
Pinyin: jiē
English Definition: rank or step; stairs
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hill) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ jiè ] agent, go-between, intermediary; to introduce; shell, armor
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Example Words
阶段 jiē duàn stage; section; phase; period; Classifiers:
阶级 jiē (social) class; Classifiers:
无产阶级 chǎn jiē proletariat
资产阶级 chǎn jiē the capitalist class; the bourgeoisie
台阶 tái jiē steps; flight of steps; step (over obstacle); fig. way out of an embarrassing situation; bench (geology)
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Example Sentences
He made the necessary calculations to all orders of accuracy and found that they did fit, and I was very relieved to hear about it.
Beaufort stood, hat in hand, saying something which his companion seemed to negative; then they shook hands, and he jumped into his carriage while she mounted the steps.
A kind of constrained least squares method for image restoration is studied. The constrained least square method for image restoration with first derivative is presented based on it.
So in a fairly straightforward way, we'll use first order kinetics to determine the lifetime of something like this.
I worked that out, taking account only of the first order or accuracy for the relativistic corrections, and I got agreement with experiment to this first order.