Meaning of 泡

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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: pào
    English Definition: bubble; foam; blister (i.e. skin bubble); to soak; to steep; to infuse; to dawdle; to shilly-shally; to hang about; to pick up (a girl); to get off with (a sexual partner); classifier for occurrences of an action; classifier for number of infusions
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    泡沫 pào foam; (soap) bubble; (economic) bubble
    灯泡 dēng pào light bulb; see also 电灯泡
    浸泡 jìn pào to steep; to soak; to immerse
    气泡 pào bubble; blister (in metal); (of beverages) sparkling; carbonated
    泡菜 pào cài pickled cabbage
    More: 泡* | *泡 | *泡*
  • Pinyin: pāo
    English Definition: puffed; swollen; spongy; small lake (esp. in place names); classifier for urine or feces
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    泡桐 pāo tóng Paulownia (genus)
    泡子 pāo zi small lake; pond
    香泡树 xiāng pāo shù citron (Citrus medica); grapefruit
    泡货 pāo huò light but bulky goods
    More: 泡* | *泡 | *泡*
Example Sentences
But after a while, you get used to it and you can stay in.
What did he do? Well, he studied with Pauli.
Stop dawdling and finish your work!
Also, if I have a larger bubble wrap sheet, there will be more "springs" next to each other to push up on the weights.
Treatment with:Open every day to take a bag of water, a course of treatment for eight days.