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  *洞* | 洞* | *洞
cave / hole / zero (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers) / CL: 個|个
cavity / empty / vacuous
leak / hole / gap / loophole
(astronomy) black hole
to clearly understand
to see clearly
imaginative / to have one's mind buzzing with ideas
cavern / cave
cave / cavern
insight / to see clearly
secret inner room / bridal room
paradise / heavenly or beautiful place / fairyland
cave / natural cavern (in limestone)
karst cave
small hole in an object
yaodong (a kind of cave dwelling in the Loess Plateau in northwest China) / CL:
Crocs shoes (or any similar shoe)
Dontou county in Wenzhou 溫州|温州, Zhejiang
bottomless pit
to blow people's minds with highly imaginative, bizarre ideas
passageway / archway
wind tunnel
Hongtong county in Linfen 臨汾|临汾, Shanxi
cave dwelling / legendary abode of immortals
a cave
a hole
Dongkou county in Shaoyang 邵陽|邵阳, Hunan
cave mouth / tunnel entrance
Dongkou county in Shaoyang 邵陽|邵阳, Hunan
place of charm and beauty / scenery of exceptional charm / completely different world
bridal room and ornamented candles / wedding festivities (idiom)
to penetrate / to pierce / to see clearly / to have an insight into
wedding night
(of an argument, theory etc) full of flaws (idiom)
to bore / to burrow / to crawl through a tunnel
disturbing the privacy of bridal room (Chinese custom where guests banter with and play pranks on the newlyweds)
to dig a hole
to be wide open
Zhang Zhidong (1837-1909), prominent politician in late Qing
Lü Dongbin (796-), Tang Dynasty scholar, one of the Eight Immortals 八仙
Hongtong county in Linfen 臨汾|临汾, Shanxi
cave with a waterfall at its mouth
cave / cavern
lit. to pull a snake from its hole / to expose a malefactor (idiom)
Renzidong palaeolithic archaeological site at Fanchang 繁昌, Anhui
cave / pit / (coll.) greenhouse
mouse hole
hole in ice / crevasse
lit. to see sth as clearly as one sees a blazing fire (idiom) / fig. to grasp the situation thoroughly
Dontou county in Wenzhou 溫州|温州, Zhejiang
worm-hole (in cosmology and science fiction)
lienteric diarrhea (TCM)
cave holding scripture depository, part of Mogao cave complex 莫高窟, Dunhuang 敦煌
Buddhist grottos
If you don't plug the small hole, the big hole will be hard to repair (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
empty cave, nothing there (idiom); devoid of substance / nothing new to show
(golf) hole in one
hole due to dental caries
to punch a hole / to drill a hole / to dig a hole / to burrow
hole / pit / pothole
zero-day vulnerability (computing)
a dog biting Lü Dongbin (idiom) / to ill reward a person's kindness
cavity / pit
to see everything clearly
electron hole (physics)
white hole (cosmology)
Rodong or Nodong, series of North Korean medium-range missiles
Kezil thousand-Buddha grotto in Baicheng 拜城, Aksu 阿克蘇地區|阿克苏地区, Xinjiang
to examine deeply / to inspect closely
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); a stitch in time saves nine
empty / deserted
Kumutula thousand-Buddha grotto in Kuqa, Xinjiang
Taepodong, North Korean rocket series
the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, in the Turpan Basin, Xinjiang
variant of 涵洞
tunnel / cave / burrow / dugout
pierced ear
hole in one (golf)
a small hole not plugged will give you grief when it gets bigger (idiom) / a stitch in time saves nine
A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
A small hole not plugged will sink a great ship.
Dongting Lake in northeast Hunan province
olm (Proteus anguinus)
empty / hollow / lacking in substance
air-raid shelter

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