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meter (unit of length)
  *尺* | 尺* | *尺
one of the characters used to represent a musical note in gongche notation, 工尺譜|工尺谱
  *尺* | 尺* | *尺
a Chinese foot / one-third of a meter / a ruler / a tape-measure / one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine / CL: ,
foot (unit of length equal to 0.3048 m)
tape measure / tape rule / CL:
to be almost within reach / to be close at hand
dipstick / oil measuring rod
straight ruler
cubic meter m^3
square foot (unit of area equal to 0.093 m²)
tape measure
lit. win an inch, want a foot (idiom); fig. not satisfied with small gains / give him an inch, and he'll want a mile
surveyor's rod / staff / staff gauge / rear sight
very close / very near
set square (tool to measure right angles)
soft ruler / tape measure
set square (tool to measure right angles)
dipstick / oil measuring rod
dipstick / measuring rod
dial calipers
spirit level
rear sight (of a gun)
T-square / set square (carpenter's tool)
a set square (carpenter's tool)
chi (Chinese unit of length equal to ⅓ meter)
set square (tool to measure right angles)
slide rule
scale / architect's scale / engineer's scale
depth indicator or gauge
ungraduated ruler / straightedge
to drool (over) (idiom) / to yearn for / to covet / to crave
steel set square (tool to measure right angles)
miter square (tool to measure angles)
sliding bevel (to measure angles)
universal bevel (to measure angles)
folding ruler
the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.

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