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to move up and down / to undulate / ups and downs
to hide / to cover up / to conceal
  *伏* | 伏* | *伏
surname Fu
  *伏* | 伏* | *伏
to lean over / to fall (go down) / to hide (in ambush) / to conceal oneself / to lie low / hottest days of summer / to submit / to concede defeat / to overcome / to subdue / volt
foreshadowing (literary device); foretaste of material to come (in an essay or story)
to be executed
to ambush / to lie in wait for / to lie low / ambush
lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. aged person with great aspirations
to lie prostrate
up here, down there (idiom); to rise and fall in succession / no sooner one subsides, the next arises / repeating continuously / occurring again and again (of applause, fires, waves, protests, conflicts, uprisings etc)
the third of the three annual periods of hot weather (三伏), which typically runs over the middle ten days of August
hibernation / living in seclusion
the three annual periods of hot weather, namely 初伏, 中伏 and 末伏, which run consecutively over a period from mid-July to late August
danger lurks on every side (idiom)
Fuxi or Fu Hsi, legendary Chinese emperor, trad. 2852-2738 BC, mythical creator of fishing, trapping and writing
ambush / to ambush
hidden troops / ambush
vodka (loanword)
the second of the three annual periods of hot weather (三伏), which begins in late July and lasts either 10 or 20 days, depending on the Chinese calendar in that year
to be ambushed
the first of the three annual periods of hot weather (三伏), which typically begins in mid-July and lasts 10 days
volt (loanword)
Voltaire (1694-1778), Enlightenment philosopher
volt-ampere (measure of apparent power in alternating current circuits)
to be executed
to curl up / to lie with knees drawn up / to huddle up
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. old people may still cherish high aspirations
to overpower / to overwhelm / to subdue / to check / to control
to bend over one's desk (writing, studying, taking a nap etc)
(of cereal crops) to collapse and lie flat
to subdue a tiger / fig. to prevail over sinister forces
to prepare an ambush / to waylay
one climax follows another (of thrilling story)
to lie prostrate
see 初伏
Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), Italian scientist
to mark the start of the hottest period of the year, known as 三伏天
to vanquish dragons and tigers (idiom)
to hide / to lie low
to subdue / to vanquish / to tame
to come to the end of the hottest period of the year (known as 三伏)
to crouch low and bend forward (esp. in hiding or in wait)
to pacify / to calm / calm / quiet / to lie on one's belly
summer flood
thoughts surging in one's mind (idiom) / different thoughts coming to mind
see 三伏
hidden stream / ground stream
to crouch / to lie prone
variant of 服辯|服辩
variant of 壓服|压服
to crouch (of animal)
Fuxi or Fu Hsi, legendary Chinese emperor 2852-2738 BC, mythical creator of fishing, trapping, and writing
see 三伏
tribe of the Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people
variant of 服侍
push-up (exercise)
Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter)
to lie prostrate; to prostrate oneself (in veneration)
Fu Mingxia (1978-), Chinese diving champion
Volgograd, Russian city on the Volga River 伏爾加河|伏尔加河
Volga River
Funiu mountain range in southwest Henan, an eastern extension of Qinling range 秦嶺山脈|秦岭山脉, Shaanxi
variant of 伏羲
foreshadowing (literary device)
variant of 服罪
Kliment Voroshilov (1881-1969), Soviet politician and military commander
lying down / to lie prostrate / prone
variant of 服輸|服输
nucleus accumbens (anatomy)
hidden genius (idiom)
mega electron volt (MeV) (unit of energy equal to 1.6 x 10⁻¹³ joules)
photovoltaic (e.g. cell)
photovoltaic device (e.g. solar cell)
to crouch / to crawl / to creep
giga electron volt GeV (unit of energy equal to 1.6 x 10⁻¹⁰ joules)
to travel at night and lie low by day (idiom)
to lie in wait / to ambush / to conceal sth
variant of 收服
nocturnal / to hide by day and come out at night
to obey / faithfully following instructions / to admit guilt
incubation period (of disease)
Avogadro's number (chemistry)
electron volt (unit of energy used in particle physics, approximately 10⁻¹⁹ joules)
electronvolt (eV)

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