Meaning of 咀

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English Definition: to chew; to masticate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ qiě ] moreover, also (post-subject); about to, will soon (pre-verb)
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Example Words
咀嚼 jué to chew; to think over
石咀山 shí shān Shijushan or Shizuishan (place name); variant of Shizuishan 石嘴山 , prefecture level city in Ningxia on the border with Inner Mongolia
含商咀征 hán shāng zhēng permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
含宫咀征 hán gōng zhēng permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
含商咀徵 hán shāng zhǐ permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Sleep is a habit and falling asleep is easily impacted by the routines you have set in place (or not), as well as by physiological elements resulting from stress, anxiety, or depression.
Gourmands who swore by New York strip are now singing the praises of the more quotidian hanger steak.
She told us that the man cursed her, and used a lot of four-letter words which she was too embarrassed to repeat.
The heads also use a piezo thin film actuator technology that limits the printer to using aqueous inks. This also limits the type of substrates that can be used.
In the piezo DOD area there are a number of different printhead approaches and this affects the quality of printed image and speed of operation of these heads.