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HSK
the slightest amount or degree / a bit
HSK 5
silk cloth / silk
HSK 5
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silk / thread / trace / (cuisine) shreds or julienne strips / CL: 條|条 / classifier: a thread (of cloud, smoke etc), a bit, an iota, a hint (of sth) etc
bean vermicelli / mung bean starch noodles / Chinese vermicelli / cellophane noodles / CL: / fan (loanword) / enthusiast for sb or sth
stockings / pantyhose
lace (loanword) (textiles)
fine black hair / dried plum (sliced, as cake ingredient)
iron wire / CL: / subway enthusiast (abbr. for 地鐵粉絲|地铁粉丝) / railway enthusiast (abbr. for 鐵路粉絲|铁路粉丝)
Alice (name)
screw
natural silk (secreted by silkworm)
hawser / steel rope
steel wire / tightrope
silk screen / screen (printing)
julienned potato
the Silk Road
luffa (loofah)
ribbon
wisps of blood / visible veins / (of eyes) bloodshot
the Silk Road / abbr. for 絲綢之路|丝绸之路
hair (on the head)
shredded meat / shredded pork
loser (Internet slang)
hulusi, aka cucurbit flute (a kind of free reed wind instrument)
lace border (loanword)
canary
fuse wire / (electrical) fuse
velvet
linked in countless ways
to spin silk
silk / pure silk
not one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules / meticulous / not one hair out of place
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
shredded coconut
one thread, one hair (idiom); a tiny bit / an iota
screwdriver / CL:
wire netting / CL:
screw
headscarf / kerchief / silk neckband
wire drawing / candied floss (cooking) / spun sugar or toffee (coating)
drizzle / fine rain
lit. to spin silk from cocoons / fig. to make a painstaking investigation (idiom)
welding wire
copper wire
mitosis
thread / silk yarn
to grate / to shred (vegetable)
feet and legs in silk stockings (especially in the massage context)
filament (in a lightbulb)
traditional Chinese musical instruments / music
dodder (Cuscuta sinensis, a parasitic vine with seeds used in medicine)
thread-like
to walk a tightrope (literally or figuratively)
die-hard fan
lit. spider's thread and horse track / tiny hints (of a secret) / traces / clue
kesi or k’o-ssu, Chinese silk tapestry woven in a pictorial design
filature silk
lesbian (slang) (loanword)
golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana)
rayon
raw silk
stalk (filament) of stamen
silk thread
not wearing one thread (idiom); absolutely naked / without a stitch of clothing / in one's birthday suit
item made from woven silk or rayon
mycelium / hypha
gemelli (corkscrew shaped pasta)
serine (Ser), an amino acid
Beyoncé (1981-), American pop singer
(of spiders, caterpillars, silkworms etc) to extrude silk
to spin synthetic fiber / to spin silk / spinning / filature
lit. lotus roots may break, but the fiber remains joined (idiom); lovers part, but still long for one another
axoneme (long thread of nerve cell)
to not move a single jot (idiom)
gossamer / hairspring
Aerodramus, genus of birds that use echolocation, a subset of the Collocaliini tribe (swiflets), two of whose species – Aerodramus fuciphagus and Aerodramus maximus – build nests harvested to make bird's nest soup
drizzle / fine rain
screwdriver
hair mousse (loanword)
mousse (loanword)
cypress
hot and sour shredded potato
silk floss / down
tiny bit / a jot / whisker
amitosis
crosshairs
dry-fried potato slices (Chinese dish)
silk waistband
die (i.e. tool for cutting wire to a given diameter)
microfilament
nut (female component of nut and bolt)
to fit tightly (idiom) / to join seamlessly / to fit snugly
woven silk fabric
Iris (name)
silk raw material (prepared by boiling in soap)
grater / shredder
spinneret / extrusion nozzle
accurate to perfection (idiom) / precise to the finest detail
a "screw that never rusts" — sb who selflessly and wholeheartedly serves the Communist Party, like Lei Feng 雷鋒|雷锋, to whom the metaphor is attributed
fuse wire

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