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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A sudden very loud noise.
  2. A sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated.
  3. A common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra.
(动) As a verb
  1. Clap one's hands together.
  2. Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.
  3. Strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise.
  4. Strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting.
  5. Put quickly or forcibly.
  6. Strike the air in flight.
  7. Cause to strike the air in flight.
Hyphenationclap
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
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拍手pāishǒuto clap one's hands
淋病lìnbìng, línbìng (Tw)gonorrhea
鼓掌gǔzhǎngto applaud; to clap
轻敲qīngqiāothrum
喝彩hècǎito acclaim; to cheer
qiāoto hit; to strike; to tap; to rap; to knock; to rip somebody off; to overcharge
处理chǔlǐto handle; to treat; to deal with; to process; to deal with a criminal case; to mete out punishment; to offer for sale at a reduced price; to punish
抃掌biànzhǎngto clap; to applaud
拍到pāidàoto clap
pāito pat; to clap; to slap; to swat; to take (a photo); to shoot (a film); racket (sports); beat (music)
to press against; to support; to prop up; to resist; to equal; to balance; to make up for; to mortgage; to arrive at; to clap (one's hands) lightly (expressing delight) (Taiwan pr. [zhi3] for this sense)
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