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   FlashCard of the Chinese Character 尺
Trad.
Radical
Radical
(Bushou)
Strokes 3
Composition
Strokes 4
Structure
Decomp. 尸ㄟ
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Prononciation
Mandarin chǐ; chě
Entry Methods
Pinyin chi3; che3
Kanji /
Cangjie
SO
尸人
Wubi NYI
Encodages (hexa)
GB2312 B3DF
BIG5 A4D8
Results for 尺
 chǐ a Chinese foot / one-third of a meter / a ruler / a tape-measure / one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine / CL:支[zhi1],把[ba3]
 chě one of the characters used to represent a musical note in gongche notation, 工尺譜|工尺谱[gong1 che3 pu3]
Results beginning with 尺
 chǐ cun size / dimension / measurement
 chǐ dù scale / yardstick
 chǐ mǎ size / fitting (of apparel)
 chǐ zi rule / ruler (measuring instrument) / CL:把[ba3]
 chǐ gǔ ulna (anatomy) / bone of the forearm
 chǐ guī ruler and compass (in geometric constructions)
 chǐ huò looper caterpillar, larva of moth in family Geometridae / inch worm
 chǐ huò é moth in family Geometridae
 chǐ duǎn cùn cháng abbr. for 尺有所短,寸有所長|尺有所短,寸有所长[chi3 you3 suo3 duan3 , cun4 you3 suo3 chang2]
 chǐ cun guò dà oversize (baggage, cargo etc)
 chǐ guī zuò tú ruler and compass construction (geometry)
 chǐ cùn jiǎn yàn jī dimensional inspection machine
 chǐ duó wěn dìng xìng dimensional stability
 chǐ yǒu suǒ duǎn , cùn yǒu suǒ cháng lit. for some things a foot may be too short, and for the other an inch will suffice (proverb) / fig. everyone has their strong and weak points / everything has its advantages and disadvantages
Approximate Results for 尺
 gōng chǐ meter (unit of length)
 yīng chǐ foot (unit of length equal to 0.3048 m)
 zhǐ chǐ very close / very near
 biāo chǐ surveyor's rod / staff / staff gauge / rear sight
 kǎ chǐ calipers
 zhí chǐ straight ruler
 juǎn chǐ tape measure / tape rule / CL:把[ba3]
 jiǎo chǐ set square (tool to measure right angles)
 qū chǐ set square (tool to measure right angles)
 pí chǐ tape measure
 biǎo chǐ rear sight (of a gun)
 jiè chǐ ungraduated ruler / straightedge
 jǔ chǐ set square (tool to measure right angles)
 ruǎn chǐ soft ruler / tape measure
 sāi chǐ gauge
 shì chǐ chi (Chinese unit of length equal to ⅓ / meter)
 shuǐ chǐ staff gauge
 tàn chǐ dipstick / measuring rod
 yóu chǐ dipstick / oil measuring rod
 zhé chǐ folding ruler
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 bǐ lì chǐ scale / architect's scale / engineer's scale
 zhí jiǎo chǐ a set square (carpenter's tool)
  downscaling
 ān quán chǐ safety ruler (prop.)
 dīng zì chǐ T-square / set square (carpenter's tool)
 gāng qū chǐ steel set square (tool to measure right angles)
 gōng chě pǔ traditional Chinese musical notation using Chinese characters to represent musical notes
 jiǎo qū chǐ miter square (tool to measure angles)
 jì suàn chǐ slide rule
 Jǔ chǐ zuò Norma (constellation)
 liáng chǐ cùn to take sb's measurements
 liáng yóu chǐ dipstick / oil measuring rod
 shēn dù chǐ depth indicator or gauge
 shuǐ píng chǐ spirit level
 jìn zài zhǐ chǐ to be almost within reach / to be close at hand
 dé cùn jìn chǐ lit. win an inch, want a foot (idiom) / fig. not satisfied with small gains / give him an inch, and he'll want a mile
 chuí xián sān chǐ to drool (over) (idiom) / to yearn for / to covet / to crave
 chuí xián sān chǐ to drool (over) (idiom) / to yearn for / to covet / to crave
竿 bǎi chǐ gān tóu to be at the highest level of enlightenment (Buddhist expression)
 yóu biāo kǎ chǐ dial calipers
 zhǐ chǐ tiān yá so close, yet worlds apart (idiom)
  large-scale
  chaining / taping
  characteristic scale
  spatial scales
  small-scale
 biāo zhǔn chǐ cùn gauge
 cháo wèi shuǐ chǐ tide gauge / tidal gauge
 fēng sù biāo chǐ wind scale
 huó dòng qū chǐ sliding bevel (to measure angles)
 lì fāng gōng chǐ cubic meter m^3
 píng fāng yīng chǐ square foot (unit of area equal to 0.093 m²)
 qū chǐ lóu tī staircase with right-angled turn / L-shaped staircase
 wàn néng qū chǐ universal bevel (to measure angles)
 yīng chǐ zhú guāng foot candle
 zuì xiǎo chí cun minimum size
  mesoclimate
  domain of scale / domain
  horizontal scale
  vertical scale
  natural scale (of a map or chart)
  linear scale / graphical scale (of a map or chart)
 hé sì yǐ chǐ gōng names of the five notes of the Chinese pentatonic scale, corresponding roughly to do, re, mi, sol, la
 quán chǐ cùn shì yàn full-scale test
 wú fēng sān chǐ làng lit. large waves in windless conditions (idiom) / fig. trouble arising unexpectedly
 èr shí yīng chǐ biāo zhǔn xiāng twenty-foot equivalent unit
  twenty-foot equivalent unit
 bǎi chǐ gān tóu gèng jìn yī bù make still further progress
竿 bǎi chǐ gān tóu , gèng jìn yī bù lit. hundred foot pole, progress still further (idiom) / fig. much accomplished, still some work to do / to continue to further successes / not to rest on one's laurels
 dào gāo yī chǐ , mó gāo yī zhàng virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom) / It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
 mó gāo yī zhàng , dào gāo yī chǐ the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom) / It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.
  Standard Global Chronostratigraphic Scale
 bīng dòng sān chǐ , fēi yī rì zhī hán three feet of ice does not form in a single day (idiom) / Rome wasn't built in a day

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