Meaning of 矸

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Pinyin: gān
English Definition: a rock or cliff
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rock) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ gàn ] arid, dry; to oppose; to offend; to invade
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Example Words
煤矸石 méi gān shí waste rock (in coal mining)
矸石 gān shí waste rock (mining); gangue (worthless minerals mixed in with coal or ore)
矸子 gān zi waste rock (mining); gangue (worthless minerals mixed in with coal or ore)
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Example Sentences
Rock category with a K-carrageenan a rally.
The weathering layer thickness thickens with the increase of dumping years.
Along with the increasing length of stopping discharging the gangue, the soil physical and chemical characteristics improve gradually.
The effects of different operations on the preparation of activated gangue are studied by orthogonal test.
The feasibility of selective crushing and separation of coal and gangue is explained by a lot of experiments firstly.