Meaning of 瞄

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Pinyin: miáo
English Definition: to take aim; (fig.) to aim one's looks at; to glance at
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ miáo ] sprouts; Miao nationality
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Example Words
瞄准 miáo zhǔn to take aim at; to target
瞄一眼 miáo yǎn to shoot a glance at
超前瞄准 chāo qián miáo zhǔn to aim in front of a moving target
扫瞄 sǎo miáo to scan (documents); scanner
瞄准具 miáo zhǔn sighting device; sight (for a firearm etc)
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Example Sentences
A stationary target is easiest to aim at.