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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. One of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods.
  2. The entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs.
  3. Control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid.
  4. Device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone.
  5. A structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it.
Part of Speech(名) noun
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powerful individual, family or group; clique; (loanword) valve
气门qìménvalve (esp. tire valve); accelerator (obsolete term for 油门); stigma (zool.); spiracle
瓣膜bànmóvalve (biological)
阀门fáménvalve (mechanical)
电子管diànzǐ guǎnvalve (electronics); vacuum tube
活塞huósāipiston; valve
bànpetal; segment; clove (of garlic); piece; section; fragment; valve; lamella; measure word for pieces, segments, etc.
méngate; door; gateway; doorway; opening; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy); measure word for large guns; measure word for lessons, subjects, branches of technology; (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate); (Chinese surname)
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