Meaning of 闩

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(Trad.: 閂)
Pinyin: shuān
English Definition: bolt; latch; to bolt; to latch
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: A bar laid across a gate
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
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Example Words
门闩 mén shuān horizontal bar to hold a door closed (made of wood or metal); door bolt
锁闩 suǒ shuān latch; bolt (to lock a door or window)
枪闩 qiāng shuān breech bolt (e.g. of rifle)
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Example Sentences
But they didn't realize that ATMs are bolted to the floor.
Then he called his servant that ministered unto him, and said, Put now this woman out from me, and bolt the door after her.
Then they barricaded the window below, and held in readiness the iron cross-bars which served to secure the door of the wine-shop at night.
At first, the two women had been very much tried by this door, which was never fastened, but Monsieur de D---- had said to them, "Have bolts put on your rooms, if that will please you."
Bolt the door and windows before you leave.