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  *弦* | 弦* | *弦
bow string / string of musical instrument / watchspring / chord (segment of curve) / hypotenuse / CL:
(math.) sine
chord (music)
(math.) cosine
string music
to excite / to thrill / exciting / thrilling / cliff-hanging
orchestral music
string (of a stringed instrument)
string instrument
string theory (in theoretical physics)
to wind / to tighten / crescent moon / first quarter or waxing moon
number of strings (of an instrument)
sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin covered wooden soundbox and long neck, used in folk music, opera and Chinese orchestra
overtone (music) / (fig.) connotation / implied meaning
to sing to a string accompaniment / education (a reference to teaching the people Confucian values by means of song in ancient times)
Jew's harp
string theory (physics)
widowed / lit. broken string, cf 琴瑟 qin and se, two instruments epitomizing marital harmony
seventh (musical cord)
first quarter moon
superstring (physics)
third quarter or waning moon
(wing) aspect ratio (aerodynamics)
guqin or seven-stringed zither
string orchestra
string instrument
tonic triad / triad of the home key
to remarry (of a widow) / second wife / qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as a symbol of marital harmony
change of string, move out of rut (idiom); dramatic change of direction / to dance to a different tune
chord angle (i.e. angle a chord of a curve makes to the tangent)
third quarter or waning moon
plucked string or stringed instrument / plucked instrument
sine wave / simple harmonic vibration
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math)
hyperbolic cosine or cosh (math)
sinusoidal (shaped like a sine wave)
tuning (stringed instrument) / (fig.) to make up one's mind
augmented triad (musical chord)
hammered string type (of musical instrument)
Changde sixian, theatrical folk music style with singing in Changde dialect accompanied by traditional string instruments
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math)
half-moon / the 7th and 8th and 22nd and 23rd of the lunar month
lit. to tune one's zither then play it; fig. to live by the consequences of one's actions / to make one's bed then lie on it
incessant playing of instruments and reciting of poems (idiom)
triad / musical chord of three notes, such as major triad do-mi-so
hammered string musical instrument
to tighten the strings (of a musical instrument)
pipa strings, made from sinews of large crane or swan 鵾雞|鹍鸡
minor triad la-do-mi
major triad do-mi-so
a narrow slit window / a lunette
law of sines

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