Meaning of 扦

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Pinyin: qiān
English Definition: short slender pointed piece of metal, bamboo etc; skewer; prod used to extract samples from sacks of grain etc; (dialect) to stick in; to bolt (a door); to arrange (flowers in a vase); to graft (tree); to pedicure; to peel (an apple etc)
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Example Words
蜡扦 qiān candlestick with a spike, onto which candles are impaled
扦脚 qiān jiǎo (dialect) pedicure; to trim one's toenails
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Example Sentences
If it doesn't, well, then I'm going to get skewered for it.
If you have been to Beijing*, you've most likely come across this street scene: a bunch of people crowded around a street vendor, picking out skewers from a bubbling hot red broth.
Taking a four bar linkage for example, the KED analysis is conducted. These results yielded by this method are contrasted with those by the finite element method.
The method of greeting among the Manchus, known as tach'ien, is also a beautiful thing to look at.
In the window there were trays of nuts and bolts, worn-out chisels, penknives with broken blades, tarnished watches that did not even pretend to be in going order, and other miscellaneous rubbish.