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English Definitionindex (rotating gauge); cam gradation
See alsozhuǎnwèi transposition; displacement; inversion; translocation; to displace; to transpose
Simplified Script转位
Traditional Script轉位
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄨㄢˋ ㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zyun3wai2
Word Decomposition
zhuànto revolve; to turn; to circle about; to walk about; measure word for revolutions (per minute etc): revs, rpm; measure word for repeated actions
wèiposition; location; place; seat; measure word for people (honorific); measure word for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)

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Words With Same Head Word    
转动zhuàndòngto rotate (about an axis); to revolve; to turn; to move in a circle; to gyrate
转去zhuànqùto return; to go back
转台zhuàntáirotating stage; swivel table
转向zhuànxiàngto get lost; to lose one's way
转圈zhuànquānto rotate; to twirl; to run around; to encircle; rotation; (coll.) to speak indirectly; to beat about the bush
Words With Same Tail Word    
单位dānwèiunit (of measure); unit (group of people as a whole); work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform)
地位dìwèiposition; status; place
各位gèwèieverybody; all (guests, colleagues etc); all of you
岗位gǎngwèia post; a job
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