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  *弦* | 弦* | *弦
bow string / string of musical instrument / watchspring / chord (segment of curve) / hypotenuse / CL:
chord (music)
(math.) sine
to excite / to thrill / exciting / thrilling / cliff-hanging
string (of a stringed 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
(math.) cosine
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
superstring (physics)
third quarter or waning moon
to remarry (of a widow) / second wife / qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as a symbol of marital harmony
Jew's harp
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)
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math)
minor triad la-do-mi
hyperbolic cosine or cosh (math)
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
augmented triad (musical chord)
hyperbolic sine or sinh (math)

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