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  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
to sauté / to fry / to dry by heating
  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or parching (in a pan)
  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
cannon / CL: / firecracker
(coll.) piece of light artillery such as a mortar / (fig.) person who speaks boldly and frankly / hot hatch (car) / (also used figuratively with various meanings in other contexts)
(slang) to hook up for a one night stand / booty call
  *砲* | 砲* | *砲
variant of
to open fire with artillery / to set off firecrackers / to make one's stage debut / (slang) to have sex / to masturbate
to bombard / to bomb / (fig.) to criticize / to roast
fuck buddy / friend with benefits
firecrackers / string of small firecrackers / CL:
heavy artillery
(Internet slang) to mouth off / to shoot one's mouth off / sb who does that
artillery barrage / gunfire
to concoct / to invent / to fabricate / to produce / to process / processing and curing (Chinese medicine)
to bombard / to bomb / trad. also written 炮轟
to win instant success (idiom) / to become an instant hit
artillery shell / CL:
cannon / gun / artillery
gun salute (e.g. 21-gun salute) / salvo
big gun / cannon / artillery / one who talks big / trad. form 大炮 also used / CL: 門|门,
to open fire
cannon fodder
gun turret
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis
to shell / to bombard / bombardment
rocket artillery
artillery soldier / gunner
field artillery
to shell / to bombard / bombardment
to set off fire crackers
(slang) to have sex outdoors or in a public place
mortar (weapon)
machine cannon / machine-gun cannon
lit. to follow the recipe (idiom) / fig. to follow a set pattern
(slang) effeminate man / sissy / effeminate
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
cannon (loanword)
cannon / gun / artillery
bird shotgun replaced by cannon (idiom); equipment improved enormously
gunner / artillery crew
fort / battery
Salyut (salute), Russian spacecraft series
trunnion / protrusions on either side of a cannon facilitating mounting and vertical pivot
camera (jocular)
the hot pillar (ancient Chinese torture instrument)
firecrackers set off at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day (a Chinese tradition)
gunboat / gunship
in quick-fire succession
to fire after the horse has bolted (idiom); to act too late to be effective
cannon used for signaling / signaling shot
to fire a salvo / broadside / cannonade
sound of gunfire / fig. news of momentous events
Paochui - "Three Emperor Cannon Punch" (Chinese Martial Art)
recoilless rifle
(lit.) to fire blank shots / (fig.) to be all talk and no action / to shoot one's mouth off / to make empty promises
to set off firecrackers
cannon fire to hit a mosquito / to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut
anti-aircraft gun
Western (or Western-style) cannon of the Ming era
gunship (aircraft)
to butt in / to interfere / to make things difficult
to parch and refine medicinal herbs
(fig.) opening shot
a short-barreled mortar / an ancient catapult
catapult / ballista (siege catapult firing stone blocks)
Taku Forts, maritime defense works in Tianjin dating back to the Ming dynasty, playing a prominent role during the Opium Wars (1839-1860)
police station (Beijing slang)
a drill / a hammer drill for boring through rock / same as 釺子|钎子
artillery cluster bomb
to talk big / to shoot one's mouth off
gunship (aircraft)
lose a wheel, tear at the gun (idiom); flustered and confused in a panic
to win instant success (idiom) / to start off successfully
Taku Forts, maritime defense works in Tianjin dating back to the Ming dynasty, playing a prominent role during the Opium Wars (1839-1860)
cannon firing for days on end (idiom); enveloped in the flames of war

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