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

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