Meaning of 湍

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Pinyin: tuān
English Definition: to rush (of water)
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Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
湍流 tuān liú turbulence
湍急 tuān rapid (flow of water)
飞湍千里 fēi tuān qiān (The Yangtse River) rushes along for a thousand miles. (idiom)
水流湍急 shuǐ liú tuān rushing current (idiom)
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Example Sentences
They shot some pretty weirs and rapids .
They portaged their gear around the rapids.
High pressure ball valve floating ball valve installed in the system high turbulence of the float chamber.
Thousands of years of marriage wireless pull, but then left ear of acacia. All clouds sentiment long see fearless, but Iraq water turbulent life.
As their relationship settles in, the trickle becomes a torrent and the torrent a cataract.