one of the characters used to represent a musical note in gongche notation, 工尺譜|工尺谱

a Chinese foot; one-third of a meter; a ruler; a tape-measure; one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine

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百尺竿头 百尺竿頭 bai3 chi3 gan1 tou2
to be at the highest level of enlightenment (Buddhist expression)

百尺竿头,更尽一步 百尺竿頭,更盡一步 bai3 chi3 gan1 tou2 - geng4 jin4 yi1 bu4
lit. hundred foot pole, progress still further (idiom); fig. much accomplished, still some work to do; to continue to further successes; not to rest on one's laurels

比例尺 比例尺 bi3 li4 chi3
scale; architect's scale; engineer's scale

标尺 標尺 biao1 chi3
surveyor's rod; staff; staff gauge; rear sight

标准尺寸 標準尺寸 biao1 zhun3 chi3 cun4

表尺 表尺 biao3 chi3
rear sight (of a gun)

冰冻三尺,非一日之寒 冰凍三尺,非一日之寒 bing1 dong4 san1 chi3 - fei1 yi1 ri4 zhi1 han2
three feet of ice does not form in a single day (idiom); Rome wasn't built in a day

尺寸 尺寸 chi3 cun5
size; dimension; measurement

尺寸过大 尺寸過大 chi3 cun5 guo4 da4
oversize (baggage, cargo etc)

尺度 尺度 chi3 du4
scale; yardstick

尺短寸长 尺短寸長 chi3 duan3 cun4 chang2
abbr. for 尺有所短,寸有所長|尺有所短,寸有所长

尺骨 尺骨 chi3 gu3
ulna (anatomy); bone of the forearm

尺规 尺規 chi3 gui1
ruler and compass (in geometric constructions)

尺规作图 尺規作圖 chi3 gui1 zuo4 tu2
ruler and compass construction (geometry)

尺蠖 尺蠖 chi3 huo4
looper caterpillar, larva of moth in family Geometridae; inch worm

尺蠖蛾 尺蠖蛾 chi3 huo4 e2
moth in family Geometridae

尺码 尺碼 chi3 ma3
size; fitting (of apparel)

尺有所短,寸有所长 尺有所短,寸有所長 chi3 you3 suo3 duan3 - cun4 you3 suo3 chang2
lit. for some things a foot may be too short, and for the other an inch will suffice (proverb); fig. everyone has their strong and weak points; everything has its advantages and disadvantages

尺子 尺子 chi3 zi5
rule; ruler (measuring instrument)

垂涎三尺 垂涎三尺 chui2 xian2 san1 chi3
to drool (over) (idiom); to yearn for; to covet; to crave

道高一尺,魔高一丈 道高一尺,魔高一丈 dao4 gao1 yi1 chi3 - mo2 gao1 yi1 zhang4
virtue is one foot tall, the devil ten foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.

得寸进尺 得寸進尺 de2 cun4 jin4 chi3
lit. win an inch, want a foot (idiom); fig. not satisfied with small gains; give him an inch, and he'll want a mile

丁字尺 丁字尺 ding1 zi4 chi3
T-square; set square (carpenter's tool)

钢曲尺 鋼曲尺 gang1 qu1 chi3
steel set square (tool to measure right angles)

工尺谱 工尺譜 gong1 che3 pu3
traditional Chinese musical notation using Chinese characters to represent musical notes

公尺 公尺 gong1 chi3
meter (unit of length)

合四乙尺工 合四乙尺工 he2 si4 yi3 chi3 gong1
names of the five notes of the Chinese pentatonic scale, corresponding roughly to do, re, mi, sol, la

活动曲尺 活動曲尺 huo2 dong4 qu1 chi3
sliding bevel (to measure angles)

计算尺 計算尺 ji4 suan4 chi3
slide rule

角尺 角尺 jiao3 chi3
set square (tool to measure right angles)

角曲尺 角曲尺 jiao3 qu1 chi3
miter square (tool to measure angles)

界尺 界尺 jie4 chi3
ungraduated ruler; straightedge

近在咫尺 近在咫尺 jin4 zai4 zhi3 chi3
to be almost within reach; to be close at hand

矩尺 矩尺 ju3 chi3
set square (tool to measure right angles)

矩尺座 矩尺座 ju3 chi3 zuo4
Norma (constellation)

卷尺 卷尺 juan3 chi3
tape measure; tape rule

卡尺 卡尺 ka3 chi3

立方公尺 立方公尺 li4 fang1 gong1 chi3
cubic meter m^3

量尺寸 量尺寸 liang2 chi3 cun4
to take sb's measurements

量油尺 量油尺 liang2 you2 chi3
dipstick; oil measuring rod

魔高一丈,道高一尺 魔高一丈,道高一尺 mo2 gao1 yi1 zhang4 - dao4 gao1 yi1 chi3
the devil is ten foot tall, virtue one foot (idiom); It takes constant vigilance to stave off evil.

皮尺 皮尺 pi2 chi3
tape measure

平方英尺 平方英尺 ping2 fang1 ying1 chi3
square foot (unit of area equal to 0.093 m²)

曲尺 曲尺 qu1 chi3
set square (tool to measure right angles)

曲尺楼梯 曲尺樓梯 qu1 chi3 lou2 ti1
staircase with right-angled turn; L-shaped staircase

软尺 軟尺 ruan3 chi3
soft ruler; tape measure

塞尺 塞尺 sai1 chi3

深度尺 深度尺 shen1 du4 chi3
depth indicator or gauge

市尺 市尺 shi4 chi3
chi (Chinese unit of length equal to ⅓ meter)

水平尺 水平尺 shui3 ping2 chi3
spirit level

探尺 探尺 tan4 chi3
dipstick; measuring rod

万能曲尺 萬能曲尺 wan4 neng2 qu1 chi3
universal bevel (to measure angles)

无风三尺浪 無風三尺浪 wu2 feng1 san1 chi3 lang4
lit. large waves in windless conditions (idiom); fig. trouble arising unexpectedly

英尺 英尺 ying1 chi3
foot (unit of length equal to 0.3048 m)

游标卡尺 遊標卡尺 you2 biao1 ka3 chi3
dial calipers

油尺 油尺 you2 chi3
dipstick; oil measuring rod

折尺 摺尺 zhe2 chi3
folding ruler

直尺 直尺 zhi2 chi3
straight ruler

直角尺 直角尺 zhi2 jiao3 chi3
a set square (carpenter's tool)

咫尺 咫尺 zhi3 chi3
very close; very near

咫尺天涯 咫尺天涯 zhi3 chi3 tian1 ya2
so close, yet worlds apart (idiom)