Meaning of 丙

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Pinyin: bǐng
English Definition: third of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 ; third in order; letter "C" or roman "III" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; ancient Chinese compass point: 165°; propyl
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Total strokes: 5; Radical:
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Example Words
丙纶 bǐng lún polypropylene fiber
丙三醇 bǐng sān chún glycerine; same as 甘油
丙二醇 bǐng èr chún propylene glycol; propane-1,2-diol C3H6(OH)2
丙午 bǐng forty-third year C7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1966 or 2026
丙型 bǐng xíng type C; type III; gamma-
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Example Sentences
An easy one is acetone. And carbon disulfide.