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English Definitionfault (geology); (fig.) gap; rupture (in the transmission of some skill); (tomography) cross-sectional
Simplified Script断层
Traditional Script斷層
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄢˋ ㄘㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dyun6cang4
Measure Words,
Word Decomposition
duànto break; to snap; to cut off; to give up or abstain from something
cénglayer; stratum; laminated; floor (of a building); storey; measure word for layers; repeated; sheaf (math.)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
断绝duànjuéto sever; to break off
断定duàndìngto conclude; to determine; to come to a judgment
断断续续duànduàn xùxùintermittent; off and on; discontinuous; stop-go; stammering; disjointed; inarticulate
断交duànjiāoto end a relationship; to break off diplomatic ties
Words With Same Tail Word    
基层jīcéngbasic level; grass-roots unit; basement layer
阶层jiēcénghierarchy; stratum; social class
上层shàngcéngupper layer
高层gāocénghigh level; high class
层层céngcénglayer upon layer
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