"Arm" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 wǔ zhuāng arms / equipment / to arm / military / armed (forces)
 gē bo arm / CL:隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2],雙|双[shuang1]
 bì arm
 shǒu bì arm / helper
 bì bǎng arm
 bǎng zi upper arm / arm / wing
 gē bei arm / CL:條|条[tiao2],隻|只[zhi1] / also pr. [ge1 bi4]
 bǎng bì upper arm / arm / reliable helper / right-hand man
 wàn wrist / (squid, starfish etc) arm
 gōng upper arm / arm
 gē bó arm
 shì yàn zǔ trial arm / study arm / arm
 bǐ shì to have a competition / to measure with one's hand or arm / to make a gesture of measuring
 chān fú to lend an arm to support sb
 fǎ wǎng the net of justice / rigorous process of the law / the long arm of the law
 bì wān crook of the arm
 hé bào to wrap one's arm around (used to describe the girth of a tree trunk)
 shuǎi dòng to shake / to fling one's arm / to lash / to swing
 lā lā chě chě to tug at / to pull at sb aggressively / to take sb's hand or arm in a too familiar way / (derog.) to hobnob / to consort
 tiān wǎng huī huī lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
 chèng gǎn the beam of a steelyard / a balance arm
 lì bì lever arm (i.e. perpendicular distance from the fulcrum to the line of force)
 bó shoulder / upper arm
 xié to clasp under the arm / to coerce
 chān to take by the arm and assist / to mix / to blend / to dilute / to adulterate
 yè to support by the arm / to help / to promote / at the side / also pr. [yi4]
 kuà to carry (esp. slung over the arm, shoulder or side)
 qū gōng ér zhěn lit. to use one's bent arm as a pillow (idiom) / fig. content with simple things
使 rú bì shǐ zhǐ as the arm moves the finger (idiom) / freely and effortlessly / to have perfect command of
 qiáng xīn zhēn heart-strengthening shot / fig. a shot in the arm
 bāi wàn zi arm wrestling
 gōu archer's arm guard
 shí zhǒu full arm (method of painting)
 jiāo bì linking arms / arm in arm / very close
 rén mǎ bì Sagittarius spiral arm (of our galaxy)
 xíng wǎng legal net / the long arm of the law
 chàng bì tone-arm (tracking arm of gramophone)
 tiān wǎng huī huī , shū ér bù shī lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
 tú shǒu bó jī arm wrestling
 xuán bì spiral arm
 liè hù bì Orion spiral arm or local spur of our galaxy (containing our solar system)
 yīng xiān bì Perseus spiral arm (of our galaxy)
 tǎn miǎn to bare one's left arm and take off one's cap as an expression of sorrow
 Nuò gé Northrop Grumman (aerospace arm of Boeing)
 zhuàn jǔ bì torque arm
 zhòng bì actuator (arm of a lever) / lever / actuating arm
 nán táo fǎ wǎng It is hard to escape the dragnet of the law / the long arm of the law
 zhì liáo zǔ intervention arm / treatment group / treatment arm
 ān wèi jì zhì liáo zǔ placebo arm / placebo-assigned group / placebo-treated group
  side arm
  antique small arm
 tiān wǎng huī huī , shū ér bù lòu lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
 bāi shǒu wàn arm wrestling
 bǐ wàn lì arm wrestling (Tw)
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