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Meaning of 轴

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(Trad.: 軸)
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wheel) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ chē ] cart, vehicle; to move in a cart
    • [ yóu ] cause, reason; from
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  • Pinyin: zhóu

    English Definition: axis; axle; spool (for thread); roller (for scrolls); classifier for calligraphy rolls etc
    Chinese Definition:
    ①穿在轮子中间的圆柱形物件:轴心。轮轴。
    ②像车轴的用来卷绕东西的圆柱形器物:画轴。卷轴。
    ③量词,古代用于以轴装成的书卷,现用于缠在轴上的线以及装裱带轴子的字画等:“邺侯家多书,插架三万轴”。两轴丝线。
    ④纺织机上持经线的工具:杼轴。
    ⑤枢要的地位:当轴(a.当权,官居要职;b.居要职的官)。
    ⑥数学上指一条直线,周围的点围绕它旋转,或是用它作为确定各点位置的标准:转动轴。坐标轴。

    Example Words:
    中轴 [ zhōng zhóu ]: axis; (bicycle) bottom bracket
    中轴线 [ zhōng zhóu xiàn ]: central axis (line)
    主轴 [ zhǔ zhóu ]: axis; principal axis (in mechanics, optics, botany etc); main axle (of engine)
    主轴承 [ zhǔ zhóu chéng ]: main bearing
    传动轴 [ chuán dòng zhóu ]: drive shaft
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  • Pinyin: zhòu

    English Definition: see 压轴戏 [ya1 zhou4 xi4]; Taiwan pr. [zhou2]
    Chinese Definition:
    ①见“压轴子”yāzhòzi。
    Example Words:
    压轴戏 [ zhòu ]: next-to-last item on a program (theater); climax
    大轴戏 [ zhòu ]: last item on a program (theater)
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