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

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