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English Definitionsteam
Simplified Script蒸汽
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄥ ㄑㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing1hei3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
zhēngto evaporate; (of cooking) to steam; torch made from hemp stalks or bamboo (old); finely chopped firewood (old)
steam; vapor; gas

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Words With Same Head Word    
蒸发zhēngfāto evaporate; evaporation
蒸气zhēngqìvapor; steam
蒸散zhēngsàn(plant) evapotranspiration
蒸湘zhēngxiāngZhengxiang district of Hengyang city 衡阳市, Hunan
蒸笼zhēnglóngsteamer basket (e.g. for dimsum)
Words With Same Tail Word    
上汽shàngqìabbr. for 上海汽车工业集团, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. (SAIC)
北汽běiqìBeijing Automobile Works (BAW); abbr. for 北京汽车制造厂有限公司
水汽shuǐqìwater vapor; steam; moisture
多蒸汽duō zhēngqìsteaminess
过热蒸汽guòrè zhēngqìsteamgas
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