silk; thread; trace; (cuisine) shreds or julienne strips; classifier: a thread (of cloud, smoke etc), a bit, an iota, a hint (of sth) etc

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艾格尼丝·史沫特莱 艾格尼絲·史沫特萊 ai4 ge2 ni2 si1 - shi3 mo4 te4 lai2
Agnes Smedley (1892-1950), US journalist who reported on China, esp. the communist side

爱莉丝 愛莉絲 ai4 li4 si1
Iris (name)

爱丽丝 愛麗絲 ai4 li4 si1
Alice (name)

爱丽丝漫游奇境记 愛麗絲漫遊奇境記 ai4 li4 si1 man4 you2 qi2 jing4 ji4
Alice in Wonderland

爱丽丝泉 愛麗絲泉 ai4 li4 si1 quan2
Alice Springs, town in central Australia

拔丝 拔絲 ba2 si1
wire drawing; candied floss (cooking); spun sugar or toffee (coating)

保险丝 保險絲 bao3 xian3 si1
fuse wire; (electrical) fuse

刨丝器 刨絲器 bao4 si1 qi4
grater; shredder

贝娅特丽克丝 貝婭特麗克絲 bei4 ya4 te4 li4 ke4 si1
Beatrix (name)

碧昂丝 碧昂絲 bi4 ang2 si1
Beyoncé (1981-), American pop singer

病来如山倒,病去如抽丝 病來如山倒,病去如抽絲 bing4 lai2 ru2 shan1 dao3 - bing4 qu4 ru2 chou1 si1
sickness comes like a landslide, but goes slowly like spinning silk (idiom); expect to convalesce slowly

蚕丝 蠶絲 can2 si1
natural silk (secreted by silkworm)

缠丝玛瑙 纏絲瑪瑙 chan2 si1 ma3 nao3
sardonyx (gemstone of brown-white striped chalcedony)

常德丝弦 常德絲弦 chang2 de2 si1 xian2
Changde sixian, theatrical folk music style with singing in Changde dialect accompanied by traditional string instruments

厂丝 廠絲 chang3 si1
filature silk

吃螺丝 吃螺絲 chi1 luo2 si1
(of an actor, announcer etc) to stumble over words (Tw)

抽丝 抽絲 chou1 si1
to spin silk

抽丝剥茧 抽絲剝繭 chou1 si1 bao1 jian3
lit. to spin silk from cocoons; fig. to make a painstaking investigation (idiom)

刺钢丝 刺鋼絲 ci4 gang1 si1
barbed wire

刺丝胞 刺絲胞 ci4 si1 bao1
cnidocyte; nettle cell of medusa or anemone

刺丝胞动物 刺絲胞動物 ci4 si1 bao1 dong4 wu4
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)

刺丝囊 刺絲囊 ci4 si1 nang2
nematocyst; capsule of nettle cells of medusa or anemone

灯丝 燈絲 deng1 si1
filament (in a lightbulb)

屌丝 屌絲 diao3 si1
loser (Internet slang)

短嘴金丝燕 短嘴金絲燕 duan3 zui3 jin1 si1 yan4
(bird species of China) Himalayan swiftlet (Aerodramus brevirostris)

发丝 髮絲 fa4 si1
hair (on the head)

纺丝 紡絲 fang3 si1
to spin synthetic fiber; to spin silk; spinning; filature

粉丝 粉絲 fen3 si1
bean vermicelli; mung bean starch noodles; Chinese vermicelli; cellophane noodles; fan (loanword); enthusiast for sb or sth

干煸土豆丝 乾煸土豆絲 gan1 bian1 tu3 dou4 si1
dry-fried potato slices (Chinese dish)

钢丝 鋼絲 gang1 si1
steel wire; tightrope

钢丝锯 鋼絲鋸 gang1 si1 ju4
jigsaw (saw with steel wire blade)

钢丝绳 鋼絲繩 gang1 si1 sheng2
hawser; steel rope

戈氏金丝燕 戈氏金絲燕 ge1 shi4 jin1 si1 yan4
(bird species of China) German's swiftlet (Aerodramus germani)

焊丝 焊絲 han4 si1
welding wire

葫芦丝 葫蘆絲 hu2 lu2 si1
hulusi (a kind of free reed wind instrument); cucurbit flute

花丝 花絲 hua1 si1
stalk (filament) of stamen

金额丝雀 金額絲雀 jin1 e2 si1 que4
(bird species of China) red-fronted serin (Serinus pusillus)

金丝猴 金絲猴 jin1 si1 hou2
golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana)

金丝雀 金絲雀 jin1 si1 que4

金丝燕 金絲燕 jin1 si1 yan4
giant swiftlet (collocalia gigas)

经丝彩色显花 經絲彩色顯花 jing1 si1 cai3 se4 xian3 hua1
warp brocade; woven fabric with single woof but colored warp

菌丝 菌絲 jun1 si1
mycelium; hypha

刻丝 刻絲 ke4 si1
variant of 緙絲|缂丝

缂丝 緙絲 ke4 si1
kesi or k’o-ssu, Chinese silk tapestry woven in a pictorial design

克丝钳子 克絲鉗子 ke4 si1 qian2 zi5
wire cutting pincers

拉丝模 拉絲模 la1 si1 mo2
die (i.e. tool for cutting wire to a given diameter)

蕾丝 蕾絲 lei3 si1
lace (loanword) (textiles)

蕾丝边 蕾絲邊 lei3 si1 bian1
lesbian (slang) (loanword)

蕾丝花边 蕾絲花邊 lei3 si1 hua1 bian1
lace border (loanword)

冷丝丝 冷絲絲 leng3 si1 si1
a bit chilly

螺丝 螺絲 luo2 si1

螺丝刀 螺絲刀 luo2 si1 dao1

螺丝钉 螺絲釘 luo2 si1 ding1

螺丝粉 螺絲粉 luo2 si1 fen3
gemelli (corkscrew shaped pasta)

螺丝帽 螺絲帽 luo2 si1 mao4
nut (female component of nut and bolt)

螺丝母 螺絲母 luo2 si1 mu3
nut (female component of nut and bolt)

螺丝起子 螺絲起子 luo2 si1 qi3 zi5

螺丝钻 螺絲鑽 luo2 si1 zuan4
auger; gimlet; screwdriver (cocktail)

摩丝 摩絲 mo2 si1
hair mousse (loanword)

慕丝 慕絲 mu4 si1
mousse (loanword)

藕断丝连 藕斷絲連 ou3 duan4 si1 lian2
lit. lotus roots may break, but the fiber remains joined (idiom); lovers part, but still long for one another

蟠尾丝虫 蟠尾絲蟲 pan2 wei3 si1 chong2
Onchocerca volvulus, the filarial parasite worm causing "river blindness" or onchocerciasis, the second most common cause of blindness in humans

蟠尾丝虫症 蟠尾絲蟲症 pan2 wei3 si1 chong2 zheng4
"river blindness" or onchocerciasis, the second most common cause of blindness in humans, caused by the filarial parasite worm Onchocerca volvulus

喷丝头 噴絲頭 pen1 si1 tou2
spinneret; extrusion nozzle

千丝万缕 千絲萬縷 qian1 si1 wan4 lv3
linked in countless ways

切成丝 切成絲 qie1 cheng2 si1
to grate; to shred (vegetable)

青丝 青絲 qing1 si1
fine black hair; dried plum (sliced, as cake ingredient)

人造丝 人造絲 ren2 zao4 si1

肉丝 肉絲 rou4 si1
shredded meat; shredded pork

生姜丝 生薑絲 sheng1 jiang1 si1
shredded ginger

生丝 生絲 sheng1 si1
raw silk

十字丝 十字絲 shi2 zi4 si1

熟丝 熟絲 shu2 si1
silk raw material (prepared by boiling in soap)

水丝 水絲 shui3 si1
(silver) of low purity; low grade

丝氨酸 絲氨酸 si1 an1 suan1
serine (Ser), an amino acid

丝柏 絲柏 si1 bo2

丝绸 絲綢 si1 chou2
silk cloth; silk

丝绸古路 絲綢古路 si1 chou2 gu3 lu4
the ancient Silk Road; see also 絲綢之路|丝绸之路

丝绸之路 絲綢之路 si1 chou2 zhi1 lu4
the Silk Road

丝绸织物 絲綢織物 si1 chou2 zhi1 wu4
silk fabric

丝带 絲帶 si1 dai4

丝瓜 絲瓜 si1 gua1
luffa (loofah)

丝光椋鸟 絲光椋鳥 si1 guang1 liang2 niao3
(bird species of China) red-billed starling (Spodiopsar sericeus)

丝毫 絲毫 si1 hao2
the slightest amount or degree; a bit

丝毫不差 絲毫不差 si1 hao2 bu4 cha1
accurate to perfection (idiom); precise to the finest detail

丝巾 絲巾 si1 jin1
headscarf; kerchief; silk neckband

丝路 絲路 si1 lu4
the Silk Road; abbr. for 絲綢之路|丝绸之路

丝缕 絲縷 si1 lv3
silk thread

丝绵 絲綿 si1 mian2
silk floss; down

丝盘虫 絲盤蟲 si1 pan2 chong2
Trichoplax adhaerens (biology)

丝绒 絲絨 si1 rong2

丝丝小雨 絲絲小雨 si1 si1 xiao3 yu3
fine drizzle

丝绦 絲絛 si1 tao1
silk waistband

丝袜 絲襪 si1 wa4
stockings; pantyhose

丝网 絲網 si1 wang3
silk screen; screen (printing)

丝线 絲線 si1 xian4
thread; silk yarn

丝雨 絲雨 si1 yu3
drizzle; fine rain

丝织品 絲織品 si1 zhi1 pin3
item made from woven silk or rayon

丝织物 絲織物 si1 zhi1 wu4
woven silk fabric

丝竹 絲竹 si1 zhu2
traditional Chinese musical instruments; music

丝状 絲狀 si1 zhuang4

丝状物 絲狀物 si1 zhuang4 wu4

丝足 絲足 si1 zu2
feet and legs in silk stockings (especially in the massage context)

酸辣土豆丝 酸辣土豆絲 suan1 la4 tu3 dou4 si1
hot and sour shredded potato

铁杆粉丝 鐵桿粉絲 tie3 gan3 fen3 si1
die-hard fan

铁丝 鐵絲 tie3 si1
iron wire

铁丝网 鐵絲網 tie3 si1 wang3
wire netting

土豆丝 土豆絲 tu3 dou4 si1
julienned potato

吐丝自缚 吐絲自縛 tu3 si1 zi4 fu4
to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devising; hoist with his own petard

菟丝子 菟絲子 tu4 si1 zi3
dodder (Cuscuta sinensis, a parasitic vine with seeds used in medicine)

微丝 微絲 wei1 si1

微丝血管 微絲血管 wei1 si1 xue4 guan3
capillary blood vessels

纹丝 紋絲 wen2 si1
tiny bit; a jot; whisker

纹丝不动 紋絲不動 wen2 si1 bu4 dong4
to not move a single jot (idiom)

纹丝儿 紋絲兒 wen2 si1 er5
erhua variant of 紋絲|纹丝

无丝分裂 無絲分裂 wu2 si1 fen1 lie4

咸丝丝 鹹絲絲 xian2 si1 si1
slightly salty

咸丝丝儿 鹹絲絲兒 xian2 si1 si1 er5
erhua variant of 鹹絲絲|咸丝丝

血丝 血絲 xue4 si1
wisps of blood; visible veins; (of eyes) bloodshot

严丝合缝 嚴絲合縫 yan2 si1 he2 feng4
to fit tightly (idiom); to join seamlessly; to fit snugly

椰丝 椰絲 ye1 si1
shredded coconut

一丝不苟 一絲不苟 yi1 si1 bu4 gou3
not one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules; meticulous; not one hair out of place

一丝不挂 一絲不掛 yi1 si1 bu4 gua4
not wearing one thread (idiom); absolutely naked; without a stitch of clothing; in one's birthday suit

一丝一毫 一絲一毫 yi1 si1 yi1 hao2
one thread, one hair (idiom); a tiny bit; an iota

银丝卷 銀絲捲 yin2 si1 juan3
silk thread roll, steamed bun from Shandong province bun with hand-drawn dough threads folded over

银丝族 銀絲族 yin2 si1 zu2
the older generation (respectful term); old folk; silver-haired generation

游丝 游絲 you2 si1
gossamer; hairspring

有丝分裂 有絲分裂 you3 si1 fen1 lie4

鱼香肉丝 魚香肉絲 yu2 xiang1 rou4 si1
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香

雨丝 雨絲 yu3 si1
drizzle; fine rain

柘丝 柘絲 zhe4 si1
silk from worms fed on 柘 leaves

真丝 真絲 zhen1 si1
silk; pure silk

轴丝 軸絲 zhou2 si1
axoneme (long thread of nerve cell)

蛛丝马迹 蛛絲馬跡 zhu1 si1 ma3 ji4
lit. spider's thread and horse track; tiny hints (of a secret); traces; clue

竹丝鸡 竹絲雞 zhu2 si1 ji1
black-boned chicken; silky fowl; silkie; Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson; see also 烏骨雞|乌骨鸡

走钢丝 走鋼絲 zou3 gang1 si1
to walk a tightrope (literally or figuratively)