Meaning of 灶

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Pinyin: zào
English Definition: kitchen stove; kitchen
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A clay oven
Character Formation:
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    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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Example Words
炉灶 zào stove
病灶 bìng zào focus of infection; lesion; nidus
锅灶 guō zào stove; cooking burner
另起炉灶 lìng zào lit. to set up a separate kitchen (idiom); to start from scratch; back to square one; to start of on a new path
小灶 xiǎo zào mess hall for high-ranking cadres; (fig.) special treatment; cf. 大灶
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Example Sentences
She cooked for her husband and 10 children. But whenever guests came, she and other female family members had to eat by the stove in the small kitchen.
Speak again my goat, my knife, my field, my stove, my house, my umbrella, my saw, my fishpond, my glass tile, my bucket, my gas lighter.
This can have a major impact on climate change, Pan says, especially if the stoves are used throughout China and other developing countries.
They went into the kitchen and discussed for a while. Then Hua' s wife went out.
IT has been worked for more than 10 months, but some things or take things too hard, easy to own thinking special treatment that they have to be changed by this problem.