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bottle / CL: 個|个
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *瓶* | 瓶* | *瓶
bottle / vase / pitcher / CL: 個|个 / classifier for wine and liquids
bottled
accumulator / battery (for storing electricity)
thermos
bottleneck
baby's feeding bottle
bottle opener
ampoule (loanword)
thermos bottle / vacuum bottle / hot water dispenser (appliance) / CL: 個|个
Jinpingmei or the Golden Lotus (1617), Ming dynasty vernacular novel, formerly notorious and banned for its sexual content
plastic bottle
Aquarius (star sign)
battery-powered vehicle
Aquarius (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
medicine bottle
lit. to guard one's mouth like a closed bottle (idiom); tight-lipped / reticent / not breathing a word
(derog.) (of a woman) to bring one's children into a second marriage / children by a previous marriage
porcelain bottle
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *缾* | 缾* | *缾
variant of
flower vase / fig. just a pretty face / CL: 對|对
bottle cork / bottle stopper
to make a breakthrough
gas cylinder / air bottle / air tank (diving)
silver bottle
laboratory flask
corkage fee
Aquarius (constellation and sign of the zodiac) / also called 水瓶座
measuring flask / graduated measuring cylinder
dripper / pipette
Molotov cocktail
bottleneck
thermos
lit. new wine in old bottles; fig. new concepts in an old framework / (loan idiom from Matthew 9:17, but fig. meaning is opposite)
old wine in a new bottle (idiom)
flask
dabbler / dilettante who speaks as though he were an expert
preform
retort / bottle with curved neck
old wine in a new bottle (idiom)
message in a bottle
Jinpingmei or the Golden Lotus (1617), Ming dynasty vernacular novel, formerly notorious and banned for its sexual content
pin (ten-pin bowling)
jug
bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
corkscrew
ampoule (loanword)
lit. if you tap a half-empty bottle it makes a sound (idiom) / fig. empty vessels make the most noise / one who has a little knowledge likes to show off, but one who is truly knowledgeable is modest
ampoule
jar / flask / vase / bottle
lit. a full bottle makes no sound; a half-filled bottle sloshes (idiom) / fig. empty vessels make the most noise
inkstand
Erlenmeyer flask
thermos flask or bottle
to put sb on an intravenous drip
"infusion clan", patients who prefer medication by drip rather than orally or by injection etc
infusion bag or bottle (for an IV)


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