Meaning of 验

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(Trad.: 驗)
Pinyin: yàn
English Definition: to examine; to test; to check
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (horse) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
经验 jīng yàn experience; to experience
试验 shì yàn experiment; test; Classifiers: ; to experiment; experimental
实验 shí yàn experiment; test; Classifiers: ; experimental; to experiment
检验 jiǎn yàn to inspect; to examine; to test
体验 yàn to experience for oneself
More: 验* | *验 | *验*
Example Sentences
Today, I tested a theory that didn' t work, which led me to different theory that didn' t work, which spawned a totally new idea that seems to work really well.
It turns a wheel; the transcendental yes saying doesn't affect the way in which we say no within life.
A correct formulation is, usually, not as transparant and elementary as the original one - its significance is seen only a posteriori when the problem is eventually solved.
This evening, when I arrived in these parts, I went to an inn, and they turned me out, because of my yellow passport, which I had shown at the town-hall.
If lack of inhibition helps us have transcendent sex, what else can we do to maximise our experience?