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  *墙* | 墙* | *墙
variant of 牆|墙, wall
  *墙* | 墙* | *墙
wall / CL: ,
firewall / CL:
facade / external wall
curtain wall (architecture)
perimeter wall / fence / CL:
lit. to climb over the wall / fig. to breach the Great Firewall of China
city wall
corner (junction of two walls)
to climb a wall / (fig.) to be unfaithful
lit. Buddha jumps over the wall, name for a Chinese dish that uses many non-vegetarian ingredients
crenelated parapet wall
wall newspaper
lit. the red apricot tree leans over the garden wall (idiom) / fig. a wife having an illicit lover
copper wall, iron bastion (idiom); impenetrable defense
sb who goes whichever way the wind blows / sb with no mind of one's own / easily swayed person / opportunist
whitewashed wall / to whitewash a wall
foot of a wall
wall (soccer)
parapet / defensive wall / breastwork
Berlin Wall
to undermine / to let someone down / to seduce someone away from something
a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom) / to be driven to desperate action
to paper a wall
the walls have ears (idiom)
Western Wall, or Wailing Wall (Jerusalem)
lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west wall (idiom); fig. temporary expedient / Rob Peter to pay Paul
Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
(literary) screen wall shielding an entrance in traditional Chinese architecture
to stubbornly insist on one's own ideas (idiom)
lit. windbreak / fig. protector
Democracy Wall (1978-1989), esp. during the Beijing Spring democracy movement
(computing) paywall (loanword)
plastered masonry wall
unplastered masonry wall
wall / fence
internecine strife (idiom); fighting among oneself
(idiom) no secret can be kept forever
useless (idiom) / worthless / inept
to sit on the fence / to take both sides in a dispute
cavity wall / hollow wall
surface of wall
crenelated parapet wall
to eavesdrop / to listen in secret to sb's conversations
drywall / gypsum wallboard / plasterboard
internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)
Berlin Wall
erhua variant of 聽牆根|听墙根
anaglypta (sculptured wallpaper)
recess between walls
drywall saw / plasterboard saw
lit. to lead the water through the wall / to ask for trouble (idiom)

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