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  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
to sauté / to fry / to dry by heating
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to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or parching (in a pan)
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cannon / CL: / firecracker
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variant of
big gun / cannon / artillery / one who talks big / trad. form 大炮 also used / CL: 門|门,
cannon fodder
to bombard / to bomb / (fig.) to criticize / to roast
to bombard / to bomb / trad. also written 炮轟
artillery shell / CL:
firecrackers / string of small firecrackers / CL:
to concoct / to invent / to fabricate / to produce / to process / processing and curing (Chinese medicine)
cannon / gun / artillery
cannon / gun / artillery
(Internet slang) to mouth off / to shoot one's mouth off / sb who does that
rocket artillery
artillery soldier / gunner
fort / battery
(slang) to hook up for a one night stand / booty call
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
(coll.) piece of light artillery such as a mortar / (fig.) person who speaks boldly and frankly / hot hatch (car) / (also used figuratively with various meanings in other contexts)
artillery barrage / gunfire
to set off firecrackers
gun turret
gun salute (e.g. 21-gun salute) / salvo
to open fire
to shell / to bombard / bombardment
to shell / to bombard / bombardment
to win instant success (idiom) / to become an instant hit
mortar (weapon)
heavy artillery
(fig.) opening shot
cannon (loanword)
(Northeastern dialect) simple-minded person
to open fire with artillery / to set off firecrackers / to make one's stage debut / (slang) to have sex / to masturbate
(slang) effeminate man / sissy / effeminate
gunner / artillery crew
fuck buddy / friend with benefits
anti-aircraft gun
gunboat / gunship
sound of gunfire / fig. news of momentous events
sugar-coated bullets, term used by Mao (originally in 1949) to refer to corrupting bourgeois influences
lit. to follow the recipe (idiom) / fig. to follow a set pattern
to set off fire crackers
machine cannon / machine-gun cannon
the hot pillar (ancient Chinese torture instrument)
to talk big / to shoot one's mouth off
cannon firing for days on end (idiom); enveloped in the flames of war
catapult / ballista (siege catapult firing stone blocks)
barrage of gunfire (often used as a metaphor for rapid speech)
to win instant success (idiom) / to start off successfully
camera (jocular)
bird shotgun replaced by cannon (idiom); equipment improved enormously
police station (Beijing slang)
firecrackers set off at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day (a Chinese tradition)
Western (or Western-style) cannon of the Ming era
(lit.) to fire blank shots / (fig.) to be all talk and no action / to shoot one's mouth off / to make empty promises
field artillery
cannon used for signaling / signaling shot
cannon fire to hit a mosquito / to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut
Taku Forts, maritime defense works in Tianjin dating back to the Ming dynasty, playing a prominent role during the Opium Wars (1839-1860)
to fire after the horse has bolted (idiom); to act too late to be effective
a short-barreled mortar / an ancient catapult
Taku Forts, maritime defense works in Tianjin dating back to the Ming dynasty, playing a prominent role during the Opium Wars (1839-1860)
to fire a salvo / broadside / cannonade
recoilless rifle
gunship (aircraft)
trunnion / protrusions on either side of a cannon facilitating mounting and vertical pivot
bombardment of Kinmen by PRC forces that started August 23rd 1958, also called second Taiwan strait crisis
artillery cluster bomb
curved-fire gun (mortar, howitzer etc)
Salyut (salute), Russian spacecraft series
Paochui - "Three Emperor Cannon Punch" (Chinese Martial Art)
(slang) to have sex outdoors or in a public place
to parch and refine medicinal herbs
to butt in / to interfere / to make things difficult
a drill / a hammer drill for boring through rock / same as 釺子|钎子
gunship (aircraft)
lose a wheel, tear at the gun (idiom); flustered and confused in a panic

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