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HSK
silk cloth / silk
HSK 5
the slightest amount or degree / a bit
HSK 5
bean vermicelli / mung bean starch noodles / Chinese vermicelli / cellophane noodles / CL: / fan (loanword) / enthusiast for sb or sth
lace (loanword) (textiles)
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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
stockings / pantyhose
screw
Alice (name)
ribbon
natural silk (secreted by silkworm)
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)
not wearing one thread (idiom); absolutely naked / without a stitch of clothing / in one's birthday suit
lit. to spin silk from cocoons / fig. to make a painstaking investigation (idiom)
fuse wire / (electrical) fuse
screw
the Silk Road / abbr. for 絲綢之路|丝绸之路
lesbian (slang) (loanword)
steel wire / tightrope
velvet
wisps of blood / visible veins / (of eyes) bloodshot
canary
screwdriver
the Silk Road
gossamer / hairspring
linked in countless ways
shredded meat / shredded pork
silk screen / screen (printing)
luffa (loofah)
welding wire
wire drawing / candied floss (cooking) / spun sugar or toffee (coating)
hair (on the head)
headscarf / kerchief / silk neckband
julienned potato
silk / pure silk
accurate to perfection (idiom) / precise to the finest detail
screwdriver / CL:
to fit tightly (idiom) / to join seamlessly / to fit snugly
grater / shredder
lace border (loanword)
tiny bit / a jot / whisker
mousse (loanword)
gemelli (corkscrew shaped pasta)
filature silk
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
drizzle / fine rain
cypress
filament (in a lightbulb)
(of an actor, announcer etc) to stumble over words (Tw)
Iris (name)
lit. spider's thread and horse track / tiny hints (of a secret) / traces / clue
microfilament
hawser / steel rope
loser (Internet slang)
wire netting / CL:
thread / silk yarn
feet and legs in silk stockings (especially in the massage context)
lit. lotus roots may break, but the fiber remains joined (idiom); lovers part, but still long for one another
fine black hair / dried plum (sliced, as cake ingredient)
golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana)
one thread, one hair (idiom); a tiny bit / an iota
copper wire
thread-like
to spin synthetic fiber / to spin silk / spinning / filature
to not move a single jot (idiom)
nut (female component of nut and bolt)
rayon
shredded coconut
to spin silk
stalk (filament) of stamen
(of spiders, caterpillars, silkworms etc) to extrude silk
mycelium / hypha
to walk a tightrope (literally or figuratively)
Beyoncé (1981-), American pop singer
hair mousse (loanword)
silk waistband
to grate / to shred (vegetable)
die-hard fan
hulusi, aka cucurbit flute (a kind of free reed wind instrument)
traditional Chinese musical instruments / music
hot and sour shredded potato
dodder (Cuscuta sinensis, a parasitic vine with seeds used in medicine)
raw silk
mitosis
item made from woven silk or rayon
drizzle / fine rain
serine (Ser), an amino acid
spinneret
kesi or k’o-ssu, Chinese silk tapestry woven in a pictorial design
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
Alice Springs, town in central Australia
(silver) of low purity / low grade
lit. try to straighten out silk threads only to tangle them further (idiom) / fig. to try to help but end up making things worse
silk floss / down
yin si juan, steamed bun from Shandong province with hand-drawn dough threads folded over
auger / gimlet / screwdriver (cocktail)
variant of 緙絲|缂丝
silk thread
Trichoplax adhaerens (biology)
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa or anemone
black-boned chicken / silky fowl / silkie / Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson / see also 烏骨雞|乌骨鸡

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