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  *弦* | 弦* | *弦
bow string / string of musical instrument / watchspring / chord (segment of curve) / hypotenuse / CL:
(math.) sine
(math.) cosine
chord (music)
to excite / to thrill / exciting / thrilling / cliff-hanging
law of sines
string music
string (of a stringed instrument)
orchestral music
sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and long neck, used in folk music, opera and Chinese orchestra
overtone (music) / (fig.) connotation / implied meaning
to sing to a string accompaniment / education (a reference to teaching the people Confucian values by means of song in ancient times)
string instrument
to wind / to tighten / crescent moon / first quarter or waxing moon
half-moon / the 7th and 8th and 22nd and 23rd of the lunar month
widowed / lit. broken string, cf 琴瑟 qin and se, two instruments epitomizing marital harmony
first quarter moon
(wing) aspect ratio (aerodynamics)
third quarter or waning moon
seventh (musical cord)
superstring (physics)
to remarry (of a widow) / second wife / qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as a symbol of marital harmony
string theory (physics)
string theory (in theoretical physics)
number of strings (of an instrument)
guqin or seven-stringed zither
string instrument
chord angle (i.e. angle a chord of a curve makes to the tangent)
minor triad la-do-mi
change of string, move out of rut (idiom); dramatic change of direction / to dance to a different tune
third quarter or waning moon
tonic triad / triad of the home key
string orchestra
Jew's harp
plucked string or stringed instrument / plucked instrument
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math.)
hyperbolic cosine or cosh (math.)
sinusoidal (shaped like a sine wave)
tuning (stringed instrument) / (fig.) to make up one's mind
lit. to tune one's zither then play it; fig. to live by the consequences of one's actions / to make one's bed then lie on it
to tighten the strings (of a musical instrument)
a narrow slit window / a lunette
sine wave / simple harmonic vibration
Changde sixian, theatrical folk music style with singing in Changde dialect accompanied by traditional string instruments
augmented triad (musical chord)
pipa strings, made from sinews of large crane or swan 鵾雞|鹍鸡
(music) arpeggio
hammered string musical instrument
hammered string type (of musical instrument)
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math.)
incessant playing of instruments and reciting of poems (idiom)
triad / musical chord of three notes, such as major triad do-mi-so
major triad do-mi-so

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