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  *弦* | 弦* | *弦
bow string / string of musical instrument / watchspring / chord (segment of curve) / hypotenuse / CL:
chord (music)
string music
to excite / to thrill / exciting / thrilling / cliff-hanging
(math.) sine
sine wave / simple harmonic vibration
string (of a stringed instrument)
string instrument
orchestral music
sinusoidal (shaped like a sine wave)
(math.) cosine
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)
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
change of string, move out of rut (idiom); dramatic change of direction / to dance to a different tune
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
guqin or seven-stringed zither
widowed / lit. broken string, cf 琴瑟 qin and se, two instruments epitomizing marital harmony
first quarter moon
superstring (physics)
plucked string or stringed instrument / plucked instrument
seventh (musical cord)
third quarter or waning moon
number of strings (of an instrument)
tuning (stringed instrument) / (fig.) to make up one's mind
law of sines
string theory (in theoretical physics)
to remarry (of a widow) / second wife / qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as a symbol of marital harmony
Jew's harp
string orchestra
chord angle (i.e. angle a chord of a curve makes to the tangent)
(wing) aspect ratio (aerodynamics)
triad / musical chord of three notes, such as major triad do-mi-so
(music) arpeggio
string instrument
hyperbolic cosine or cosh (math.)
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math.)
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
string theory (physics)
hammered string musical instrument
Changde sixian, theatrical folk music style with singing in Changde dialect accompanied by traditional string instruments
hammered string type (of musical instrument)
pipa strings, made from sinews of large crane or swan 鵾雞|鹍鸡
third quarter or waning moon
to tighten the strings (of a musical instrument)
tonic triad / triad of the home key
incessant playing of instruments and reciting of poems (idiom)
major triad do-mi-so
augmented triad (musical chord)
minor triad la-do-mi
a narrow slit window / a lunette
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math.)

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