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Strokes 9
Structure
Decomp. 丆囬
Prononciation
Mandarin miàn
Entry Methods
Pinyin mian4
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一田尸中
Sijiao 1060.0
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 miàn flour / noodles / (of food) soft (not crunchy) / (slang) (of a person) ineffectual / spineless
Results beginning with 面
 miàn duì to confront / to face
 miàn qián in front of / facing / (in the) presence (of)
 miàn jī area (of a floor, piece of land etc) / surface area / tract of land
 miàn lín to face sth / to be confronted with
 miàn xiàng to face / to turn towards / to incline to / geared towards / catering for / -oriented / facial feature / appearance / aspect / facet
 miàn yì to bargain face-to-face / to negotiate directly
 miàn bǎn kneading board / breadboard
 miàn shì to be interviewed (as a candidate) / interview
 miàn zi outer surface / outside / honor / reputation / face (as in "losing face") / self-respect / feelings / (medicinal) powder
 miàn bāo bread / CL:片[pian4],袋[dai4],塊|块[kuai4]
 miàn liào material for making clothes / CL:塊|块[kuai4]
 miàn mào appearance / face / features / CL:個|个[ge4]
 miàn kǒng face
 miàn bù face (body part)
 miàn sè complexion
 miàn jù mask
 miàn róng appearance / facial features
 miàn mó facial mask / cleanser / face pack / facial (treatment)
 miàn mù appearance / facial features / look
 miàn fěn flour
 miàn shā veil
 miàn tān facial nerve paralysis
 miàn tán face-to-face meeting / an interview
 miàn tiáo noodles
 miàn dài to wear (on one's face)
 miàn shì to be published (of art, literary works etc) / to come out / to take shape / to see the light of day
 miàn zhí face value / par value
 miàn shòu to teach face to face / to instruct in person
 miàn jiá cheek
 miàn shì to hit the market (of a new product)
 miàn páng face
 miàn xiàng facial features / appearence / physiognomy
 miàn zhào mask / visor / facepiece (e.g. diving suit, gas mask)
 miàn shí food made from wheat flour, such as noodles, dumplings, buns etc
 miàn pí dumpling skin / piecrust
 miàn tuán dough
 miàn shuāng facial cream (cosmetics)
 miàn shú to look familiar / familiar-looking
 miàn é denomination (of currency or bond)
 miàn bì to face the wall / to sit facing the wall in meditation (Buddhism) / (fig.) to devote oneself to study, work etc
 miàn miàn multiple viewpoints
 miàn diǎn pastry
 miàn jīn face flannel or towel / shroud (over the face of a corpse)
 miàn jīn gluten
 miàn hù flour paste
 miàn hú starchy / floury and without fiber
 miàn tāng noodle soup / noodles in soup / noodle broth
 miàn pào acne
 miàn sù (figurines) made of dough / dough modeling
 miàn bǐng flatbread
 miàn bō surface wave / L wave
 miàn chì to reproach sb to his face
 miàn dàng noodle stall or counter
 miàn dī abbr. of 麵包車的士|面包车的士[mian4 bao1 che1 di1 shi4] / minivan taxi
 miàn féi leaven / sourdough
 miàn guā (dialect) pumpkin / (fig.) oaf
 miàn jiāo to deliver personally / to hand over face-to-face
 miàn jìng mask (diving)
 miàn lèi noodle dishes (on menu)
 miàn qìng to explain in detail personally
 miàn r cover / outside
 miàn shǒu handsome male companion / gigolo
 miàn wō Chinese doughnut
 miàn wù to interview / to meet
 miàn xiè to thank sb personally / to thank sb to his face
 miàn xíng shape of face
 miàn xíng shape of face
 miàn xù to talk face-to-face
 miàn yán face
 miàn yǐng face (esp. remembered) / mental image of sb
 miàn yǒu to put on a friendly face
 miàn yú to praise sb to his face
 miàn yù to instruct sb personally
 miàn yù to praise sb in his presence
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 miàn duì miàn face to face
 miàn bāo chē van for carrying people / taxi minibus
 miàn miàn guān (used in titles) comprehensive survey
 miàn bāo fáng bakery / CL:家[jia1]
 miàn bāo xiè breadcrumbs
 miàn bāo piān bread slice / sliced bread
  trend surface analysis / trend surface method / surface analysis / trend analysis
 miàn bāo chóng mealworm (Tenebrio molitor)
 miàn bāo guǒ jackfruit / breadfruit / Artocarpus heterophyllus
 miàn bāo kāng breadcrumbs
 miàn bāo pí crust
 miàn bāo piàn bread slice / sliced bread
 miàn bāo shù breadfruit tree / Artocarpus altilis
 miàn bāo xīn breadcrumbs
 miàn bāo zhā breadcrumbs
 miàn gē da dough dumpling
 miàn rén r dough figurine
 miàn shì huì interview (for the assessment of a candidate)
 miàn tiáo r erhua variant of 麵條|面条[mian4 tiao2]
 miàn zuò biāo plane coordinates / rectangular coordinates
 miàn miàn xiāng qù to look at each other in dismay (idiom)
 miàn mù quán fēi nothing remains the same (idiom) / change beyond recognition
 miàn hóng ěr chì flushed with anger (or excitement)
 miàn miàn jù dào (idiom) take care of everything / handle everything
 miàn yǒu nán sè to show signs of reluctance or embarrassment
 miàn shì jì qiǎo interviewing skills
 miàn rú tǔ sè ashen-faced (idiom)
 miàn huáng jī shòu yellow face, emaciated body (idiom) / malnourished and sickly in appearance
 miàn shòu jī yí to give direct instructions on the way to deal with a matter / to brief personally (idiom)
 miàn mù yī xīn complete change (idiom) / facelift / We're in a wholly new situation.
 miàn mù kě zēng repulsive countenance / disgusting appearance
 miàn rú huī tǔ ashen-faced (idiom)
 miàn yǒu cài sè to look famished
  area bombing
  surface-tow system
 miàn bāo shī fù baker
 miàn bì sī guò to face the wall and ponder about one's misdeeds / to stand in the corner (punishment) / (fig.) to examine one's conscience
 miàn bù biǎo qíng facial expression
 miàn dài bìng róng to look unwell
 miàn dài chóu róng with a sad air / looking melancholy / with a worried look
 miàn è xīn shàn to have a mean-looking face but a heart of gold (idiom)
 miàn huáng jī hóng yellow face, emaciated body (idiom) / malnourished and sickly in appearance
 miàn lín kùn nán to be faced with problems
 miàn lù bù yuè to show unhappiness or displeasure (idiom)
 miàn sè rú tǔ ashen-faced (idiom)
 miàn shì gōng zuò job interview / to interview for a position
 miàn wú rén sè ashen-faced
 miàn xiàng lián jiē connection-oriented
  country-driven
  field-driven
 miàn lín shēng mìng wēi xiǎn life-threatening situation
 miàn xiàng duì xiàng jié gòu object-oriented structure
 miàn xiàng duì xiàng yǔ yán object oriented language
  client-oriented service
  market-oriented reforms
 miàn cháo huáng tǔ bèi cháo tiān face to the ground, back to the sky
 miàn xiàng duì xiàng de jì shù object-oriented technology
  area-time equivalent ratio
  Common Business-Oriented Language
 miàn xīn lì fāng zuì mì duī jī face-centered cubic (FCC) (math)
  Convention concerning Night Work in Bakeries
2005年  Pacific Youth Strategy 2005
  Client-Oriented, Provider-Efficient services strategy
  High-level Forum on Advancing Global Health in the Face of Crisis
  Financing Energy Services for Small-scale Energy-users
 fāng miàn respect / aspect / field / side / CL:個|个[ge4]
 quán miàn all-around / comprehensive / total / overall
 xià mian below / under / next / the following
 yè miàn page / web page
 lǐ miàn inside / interior / also pr. [li3 mian5]
 shàng mian on top of / above-mentioned
 jiè miàn contact surface / (computing) interface
 hòu mian rear / back / behind / later / afterwards
 qián miàn ahead / in front / preceding / above / also pr. [qian2 mian5]
 huà miàn scene / tableau / picture / image / screen (displayed by a computer) / (motion picture) frame / field of view
 wài mian outside
 wài miàn outside (also pr. [wai4 mian5] for this sense) / surface / exterior / external appearance
 yī miàn one side / one aspect / simultaneously... (and...) / one's whole face
 biǎo miàn surface / face / outside / appearance
 dì miàn floor / ground / surface
 zhuō miàn desktop / tabletop
 jiàn miàn to meet / to see each other / CL:次[ci4]
 duì miàn (sitting) opposite / across (the street) / directly in front / to be face to face
 bǎn miàn page of a publication (e.g. newspaper or website) / printing space (reserved for some content) / page layout
 jú miàn aspect / phase / situation
 chǎng miàn scene / spectacle / occasion / situation
 píng miàn plane (flat surface) / print media
 zhèng miàn front / obverse side / right side / positive / direct / open
 shū miàn in writing / written
 shuǐ miàn water surface
 fēng miàn cover (of a publication)
 céng miàn aspect / facet / level (political, psychological, spiritual etc) / (geology) bedding plane
 fù miàn negative / the negative side
 cè miàn lateral side / side / aspect / profile
 mǎn miàn across one's whole face / (smiling) from ear to ear
 lù miàn pavement
 diàn miàn shop front
 dāng miàn to sb's face / in sb's presence
 chū miàn to appear personally / to step in / to step forth / to show up
 yíng miàn directly / head-on (collision) / in one's face (of wind)
 bèi miàn the back / the reverse side / the wrong side
 sì miàn all sides
 lòu miàn to show one's face / to appear (in public)
 hǎi miàn sea level / sea surface
 shuāng miàn double-sided / two-faced / double-edged / reversible
 liǎng miàn both sides
 jiè miàn variant of 界面[jie4 mian4] / interface (computing)
 mén mian shop front / facade / CL:間|间[jian1] / prestige
 huì miàn to meet with / meeting
 piàn miàn unilateral / one-sided
 fǎn miàn reverse side / backside / the other side (of a problem etc) / negative / bad
 běi miàn northern side / north
 pū miàn lit. sth hits one in the face / directly in one's face / sth assaults the senses / blatant (advertising) / eye-catching / (a smell) assaults the nostrils
 tái miàn (table) surface / countertop / mesa (electronics) / ante / (fig.) on the table / in public
 méng miàn masked / covered face
 tǐ miàn dignity / face (as in "losing face") / honorable / creditable / (of sb's appearance) presentable / respectable
 nán miàn south side / south
 yán miàn face / prestige
 dōng miàn east side (of sth)
 shì miàn market
 liǎn miàn face
西 xī miàn west side / west
 lā miàn pulled noodles / ramen
 pèng miàn to meet / to run into (sb) / to get together (with sb)
 pāo miàn instant noodles
 shì miàn aspects of society / the world
 qū miàn curved surface / surface
 zì miàn literal / typeface
 zhàng miàn an item in accounts / an entry
 jiǎ miàn mask
 yòu miàn right side
 jié miàn section / cross-section
 zuǒ miàn left side
 wū miàn roof
 zhào miàn to meet face-to-face
 lěng miàn naengmyeon (Korean dish based on cold noodles in soup)
 móu miàn to meet
 jiāng miàn the surface of the river
 pù miàn front window / store front
 pū miàn paving / pavement
 bái miàn wheat flour / flour / heroin
 qíng miàn feelings and sensibilities / sentiment and face / sensitivity to other's feelings
 xǐ miàn facial cleansing
 lì miàn facade
 lóu miàn floor
 xié miàn inclined plane
 qiáo miàn roadway / floor / deck / bridge floor
 qiú miàn sphere
 dǐ miàn bottom / bottom side / bottom surface
 guà miàn pasta / noodles
 yè miàn surface (of a body of liquid)
 shì miàn ornamental facing / veneer
 pōu miàn profile / section
 duān miàn end face / end surface of a cylindrical object
 chǎo miàn stir-fried noodles / "chow mein"
 qiē miàn section / cross-cut / tangent plane (math.)
 mǐ miàn rice and noodles / rice flour / rice-flour noodles
 tiě miàn iron mask (as defensive armor) / fig. upright and selfless person
 tóu miàn head ornament (in former times)
 liáng miàn cold noodles
 pī miàn right in the face
 fā miàn to leaven dough / to make bread
 yáng miàn ocean surface
 xiàng miàn fortune telling based on the subject's face
 bèi miàn quilt
 fēng miàn front (meteorology)
 tū miàn convex surface
 yīn miàn shady side / dark side
 xiū miàn to have a shave / to enhance the appearance of the face
 wù miàn to meet (in person) / to meet with sb
 fú miàn surface (of a liquid) / superficial
寿 shòu miàn birthday noodles (for longevity)
 bàn miàn noodles served with soy sauce / sesame butter etc
 bǎn miàn pan mee, aka banmian, a Hakka noodle soup dish, popular in Malaysia
 bō miàn wave front
 bó miàn my meager sensibilities / blushing face / please do it for my sake (i.e. to save my face)(humble)
 chēn miàn to make noodles by pulling out dough / hand-pulled noodles
 chuāi miàn to knead dough
 dǐng miàn top / top side / top surface
 guāng miàn plain noodles in broth
 hòu miàn rear / back / behind / later / afterwards / also pr. [hou4 mian5]
 huán miàn ring surface / annulus / torus (math.)
 huì miàn braised noodles / stewed noodles
 huó miàn to knead dough
 jī miàn ground plane (in perspective drawing)
 Mǎ Miàn Horse-Face, one of the two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology
 pào miàn instant noodles
 pí miàn outer skin / surface / leather cover (of a book) / drum skin / leather upper (of a shoe)
 shàng miàn on top of / above-mentioned / also pr. [shang4 mian5]
 shé miàn blade of tongue / laminal
 sǐ miàn unleavened dough
 sù miàn vegetable noodle dish
 tāi miàn surface of tire / tread (of tire)
 wèi miàn plane (of existence)
 wén miàn to tattoo the face / face tattoo / to brand (ancient punishment)
 wén miàn see 文面[wen2 mian4]
 xià miàn to boil noodles
 xíng miàn to let the dough rest (after mixing it)
 xǐng miàn to let the dough rest (after mixing it)
 Yì miàn (Tw) see 伊麵|伊面[yi1 mian4]
 yī miàn yi mein (or yee mee or yee-fu noodles etc), a variety of Cantonese egg noodle
 yóu miàn oat noodles or flour
 zhōng miàn clock face
 zhuī miàn cone
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M界 Mjiè miàn Mohorovicic discontinuity
 yī fāng miàn on the one hand
 duō fāng miàn many-sided / in many aspects
 zǒng miàn jī total area / overall surface area
便 fāng biàn miàn instant noodles
 zhēn miàn mù true identity / true colors
 dān fāng miàn unilateral
 fù gài miàn coverage
 píng miàn tú a plan / a planar graph / a plane figure
 xǐ miàn nǎi cleansing lotion
 niú ròu miàn beef noodle soup
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