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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *钻* | 钻* | *钻
variant of 鑽|钻
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *钻* | 钻* | *钻
to drill / to bore / to get into / to make one's way into / to enter (a hole) / to thread one's way through / to study intensively / to dig into / to curry favor for personal gain
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *钻* | 钻* | *钻
an auger / diamond
diamond / CL: 顆|颗
HSK 6
to bore a hole / to drill / drilled hole
to study meticulously / to delve into
HSK 6
to drill (e.g. for oil) / a borehole
diamond ring / CL: 隻|只
drill bit
to get into / to dig into (studies, job etc) / to squeeze into
electric drill
drilling
to study diligently
impact drill / hammer drill
drill chuck
crafty / tricky
ice auger
to bore
(oil) drilling platform
gimlet / hand drill
lit. to penetrate into a bull's horn (idiom); fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs
to drill a hole / drilling
blood diamond / conflict diamond
jumping through hoops (as acrobatic show)
pressure on a drill bit
lit. to drill a hole / to take advantage of a loophole / to exploit an advantage / to seize the opportunity (esp. to do sth bad)
to drill wood to make fire
highly eligible bachelor / desirable male partner
to start drilling
to sneak in / to infiltrate / to be piercingly painful / to be unbearable (of pain, itch etc)
pneumatic drill
residue from drilling / slag hill
small diamonds / melee (small diamonds used in embellishing mountings for larger gems) / splints (sharp-pointed diamond splinters) / clatersal (small diamond splints from which diamond powder is produced by crushing)
toadying for personal gain / to curry favor / to study in great depth
solitaire (puzzle)
to cut a woodblock (e.g. for printing)
drilling machine
application to the task
pneumatic drill / jackhammer
auger / gimlet / screwdriver (cocktail)
auger / drill
lit. leave no hole undrilled (idiom); to latch on to every opportunity
lit. honing a bull's horn; fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs / same as idiom 鑽牛角尖|钻牛角尖
treasure of spirits / Silmarillion or Quenta Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien 托爾金|托尔金
boring insect / snout moth's larva (Aphomia gullaris or Plodia interpuncuella or Heliothus armigera etc), major agricultural pest
lit. to squeeze into every crack (idiom) / fig. to make the most of every opportunity
milling crowds
lit. looking up to it, it gets higher; boring into it, it gets harder (idiom) (from Analects) / fig. to delve deeply into one's studies / meticulous and diligent study
to dig into piles of outdated writings (idiom); to study old books and papers
hand drill with a crank handle
Chuandong Oil Drilling & Exploration Company (CODEC)
to use influence to get what one wants / to find a way through (esp. corrupt) / to succeed by means fair or foul
corkscrew
to make doubly sure (idiom)


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