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  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
to sauté / to fry / to dry by heating
  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or parching (in a pan)
  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
cannon / CL: / firecracker
  *炮* | 炮* | *炮
variant of
big gun / cannon / artillery / one who talks big / trad. form 大炮 also used / CL: 門|门,
(Internet slang) to mouth off / to shoot one's mouth off / sb who does that
rocket artillery
(slang) to hook up for a one night stand / booty call
firecrackers / string of small firecrackers / CL:
cannon / gun / artillery
cannon / gun / artillery
(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 open fire
to set off firecrackers
gun salute (e.g. 21-gun salute) / salvo
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
heavy artillery
cannon (loanword)
mortar (weapon)
(fig.) opening shot
to open fire with artillery / to set off firecrackers / to make one's stage debut / (slang) to have sex / to masturbate
machine cannon / machine-gun cannon
(slang) effeminate man / sissy / effeminate
anti-aircraft gun
to talk big / to shoot one's mouth off
catapult / ballista (siege catapult firing stone blocks)
to set off fire crackers
firecrackers set off at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day (a Chinese tradition)
camera (jocular)
to fire after the horse has bolted (idiom); to act too late to be effective
in quick-fire succession
bird shotgun replaced by cannon (idiom); equipment improved enormously
Western (or Western-style) cannon of the Ming era
field artillery
recoilless rifle
cannon used for signaling / signaling shot
to fire a salvo / broadside / cannonade
a short-barreled mortar / an ancient catapult
(slang) to have sex outdoors or in a public place
to butt in / to interfere / to make things difficult
lose a wheel, tear at the gun (idiom); flustered and confused in a panic
(lit.) to fire blank shots / (fig.) to be all talk and no action / to shoot one's mouth off / to make empty promises

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