Meaning of 宕

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Pinyin: dàng
English Definition: dissipated; put off
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A tunnel made in stone
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
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Example Words
跌宕 diē dàng uninhibited; free and unconstrained; rhythmical
延宕 yán dàng to postpone; to keep putting sth off
宕昌 dàng chāng Dangchang county in Longnan 陇南 , Gansu
宕昌县 dàng chāng xiàn Dangchang county in Longnan 陇南 , Gansu
跌宕昭彰 diē dàng zhāo zhāng flowing (of prose); free
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Example Sentences
This is a problem not only when the database fails, but when you want to perform maintenance on the server.
And hackers, downtime, and errors happen all the time.
Typically, these outages have never lasted for long, but once again, this outage shows how dependent we have become on Google for so many of our daily tasks.
One of the immediate benefits was the fact that a crashed application server would not affect any other server.
At home or at their office desks, so many people followed Jobs' s introductions online that Web sites would regularly crash under the pressure.