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  *十* | 十* | *十
ten / 10
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
ample / complete / hundred percent / a pure shade (of some color)
PRC National Day (October 1st)
eleven / 11
fifteen / 15
eighteen / 18
fourteen / 14
hundred thousand
nineteen / 19
sixteen / 16
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
October / tenth month (of the lunar year)
thirteen / 13
seventeen / 17
November / eleventh month (of the lunar year)
Shiyan, prefecture-level city in Hubei
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
one billion / giga-
exceedingly / hundred percent / everything and more
the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
the twelve signs of the zodiac
perfect / complete
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian timekeeping and astronomy
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
most urgent / posthaste / express
the Crusades / crusaders' eastern expedition
decimal / calculations to base 10
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
crossroads / intersection
October Revolution
wicked beyond redemption (idiom) / heinous
tenfold / ten times (sth)
Chinese poker
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
complete and beautiful / to be perfect (idiom)
to be a cinch / in the bag / (of a person) confident of success
to have no need to fend for oneself (idiom) / to lead a pampered life
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom). A good education program takes a long time to develop.
the ten commandments (religion)
decimal system
to reject sb after being deeply touched by them (Internet slang)
the Crusades
half-witted / nitwit
(coll.) going on foot
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
ten months or so / about ten months
twelve / 12
December / twelfth month (of the lunar year)
cruciform / cross shape
same as 天干 / the 10 heavenly stems , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal number like Roman I, II, III)
Decameron, collection of 100 tales of love supposedly told by ten young people in ten days, written by Giovanni Boccaccio 薄伽丘
Seventeen-Arch Bridge in the Summer Palace 頤和園|颐和园, Beijing
thirteenth day of a month
the Thirteen Confucian Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Rites of Zhou 周禮|周礼, Rites and Ceremonies 儀禮|仪礼, Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Mr Zuo's Annals 左傳|左传, Mr Gongyang's Annals 公羊傳|公羊传, Mr Guliang's Annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传, The Analects 論語|论语, Erya 爾雅|尔雅, Classic of Filial Piety 孝經|孝经, Mencius 孟子
the 12 earthly branches , , , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal numbers)
the twelve equatorial constellations or signs of the zodiac in Western astronomy and astrology, namely: Aries 白羊, Taurus 金牛, Gemini 雙子|双子, Cancer 巨蟹, Leo 獅子|狮子, Virgo 室女, Libra 天秤, Scorpio 天蠍|天蝎, Sagittarius 人馬|人马, Capricorn 摩羯, Aquarius 寶瓶|宝瓶, Pisces 雙魚|双鱼
equal temperament
the 12 earthly branches , , , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal number)
12-yard (sports) / penalty kick
twelve channels of TCM
twelve channels of TCM
16-bit (computing)
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439) / also written 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
history of the Sixteen Kingdoms 304-439 by Cui Hong 崔鴻|崔鸿, written towards the end of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏, 100 scrolls
16-character formula, esp. Mao Zedong's mantra on guerrilla warfare: 敵進我退敵駐我擾敵疲我打敵退我追|敌进我退敌驻我扰敌疲我打敌退我追 when the enemy advances we retreat; when the enemy makes camp we harass; when the enemy is exhausted we fight; and when the enemy retreats we pursue
cetane number (quality of light diesel fuel, measured by its ignition delay)
one tenth
decile (statistics)
History of Ten States of South China (1669) by Wu Renchen 吳任臣|吴任臣, 114 scrolls
Shiyan, prefecture-level city in Hubei
over one billion / more than a billion
the Baidu 10 mythical creatures (a set of hoax animals and puns linked to PRC Internet censorship)
the ten Heavenly Stems , , , , , , , , , (used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal number like Roman I, II, III)
cross / crucifix / yoke one has to endure
Cruciferae or Brassicaceae (taxonomic family including Brassica etc whose flowers have a cross of 4 petals)
crusaders / army of crusaders / the Crusades
Phillips screwdriver (i.e. with cross slit)
Ten Permanent Functionaries at the end of Han, a byword for corruption
more than ten / a dozen or more
more than ten / a dozen or more

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