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

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