needle; pin; injection; stitch

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八字方针 八字方針 ba1 zi4 fang1 zhen1
the eight-character slogan for the economic policy proposed by 李富春 in 1961: 調整、鞏固、充實、提高|调整、巩固、充实、提高 "adjust, consolidate, enrich and improve"; a policy expressed as an eight-character slogan

白喉针尾雨燕 白喉針尾雨燕 bai2 hou2 zhen1 wei3 yu3 yan4
(bird species of China) white-throated needletail (Hirundapus caudacutus)

鼻针疗法 鼻針療法 bi2 zhen1 liao2 fa3
nose-acupuncture therapy

避雷针 避雷針 bi4 lei2 zhen1
lightning rod

砭针 砭針 bian1 zhen1
remonstrance; admonition

表针 錶針 biao3 zhen1
hand of a clock

别针 別針 bie2 zhen1
pin; safety pin; clip; brooch

唱针 唱針 chang4 zhen1
stylus (gramophone needle)

穿针引线 穿針引線 chuan1 zhen1 yin3 xian4
lit. to thread a needle (idiom); fig. to act as a go-between

穿针走线 穿針走線 chuan1 zhen1 zou3 xian4
thread a needle

打吊针 打吊針 da3 diao4 zhen1
to put sb on an intravenous drip

打针 打針 da3 zhen1
to give or have an injection

大海捞针 大海撈針 da4 hai3 lao1 zhen1
lit. to fish a needle from the sea; to find a needle in a haystack (idiom)

大政方针 大政方針 da4 zheng4 fang1 zhen1
major policy of the national government

顶针 頂針 ding3 zhen1

定风针 定風針 ding4 feng1 zhen1
wind vane; anemometer; weathercock

定海神针 定海神針 ding4 hai3 shen2 zhen1
another name for 金箍棒; (fig.) stabilizing force

订书针 訂書針 ding4 shu1 zhen1

钉书针 釘書針 ding4 shu1 zhen1
staple; also written 訂書針|订书针

毒针 毒針 du2 zhen1
to inject poison

耳针 耳針 er3 zhen1
auriculotherapy (ear acupuncture)

二百方针 二百方針 er4 bai3 fang1 zhen1
see 雙百方針|双百方针

反时针 反時針 fan3 shi2 zhen1

方针 方針 fang1 zhen1
policy; guidelines

飞针走线 飛針走線 fei1 zhen1 zou3 xian4
flying needle and running seam (idiom); skillful needlework

分针 分針 fen1 zhen1
minute hand (of a clock)

缝衣针 縫衣針 feng2 yi1 zhen1
sewing needle

缝针 縫針 feng2 zhen1
a stitch; surgical stitches

缝针迹 縫針跡 feng2 zhen1 ji4

缝针 縫針 feng4 zhen1

钩针 鉤針 gou1 zhen1
crochet hook; crochet needle

骨针 骨針 gu3 zhen1
spicule (in biology); bone needle (in archaeology)

海底捞针 海底撈針 hai3 di3 lao1 zhen1
see 大海撈針|大海捞针

毫针 毫針 hao2 zhen1
acupuncture needle

灰喉针尾雨燕 灰喉針尾雨燕 hui1 hou2 zhen1 wei3 yu3 yan4
(bird species of China) silver-backed needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis)

回纹针 迴紋針 hui2 wen2 zhen1
paper clip

回形针 回形針 hui2 xing2 zhen1
paper clip

见缝插针 見縫插針 jian4 feng4 cha1 zhen1
lit. to see a gap and stick in a needle (idiom); fig. to make use of every second and every inch

金针 金針 jin1 zhen1
needle used in embroidery or sewing; acupuncture needle; orange day-lily (Hemerocallis fulva)

金针菜 金針菜 jin1 zhen1 cai4
day lily (Hemerocallis), used in Chinese medicine and cuisine

金针菇 金針菇 jin1 zhen1 gu1
enoki mushroom (Flammulina velutipes, Japanese えのき茸 enokitake), used in cuisines of Japan, Korea and China, cultivated to be long, thin and white; abbr. to 金菇

金针花 金針花 jin1 zhen1 hua1
orange day-lily (Hemerocallis fulva)

留针 留針 liu2 zhen1
to leave an inserted needle in place for a period of time (acupuncture)

毛线针 毛線針 mao2 xian4 zhen1
knitting needle

绵里藏针 綿裡藏針 mian2 li3 cang2 zhen1
lit. a needle concealed in silk floss (idiom); fig. ruthless character behind a gentle appearance; a wolf in sheep's clothing; an iron fist in a velvet glove

秒针 秒針 miao3 zhen1
second hand (of a clock)

磨杵成针 磨杵成針 mo2 chu3 cheng2 zhen1
to grind an iron bar down to a fine needle (idiom); fig. to persevere in a difficult task; to study diligently

逆时针 逆時針 ni4 shi2 zhen1
anticlockwise; counterclockwise

强心针 強心針 qiang2 xin1 zhen1
heart-strengthening shot; fig. a shot in the arm

曲别针 曲別針 qu1 bie2 zhen1

如坐针毡 如坐針氈 ru2 zuo4 zhen1 zhan1
lit. as if sitting on pins and needles; fig. to be in an uncomfortable situation

时针 時針 shi2 zhen1
hand of a clock; hour hand

双百方针 雙百方針 shuang1 bai3 fang1 zhen1
refers to 百花運動|百花运动 with its slogan 百花齊放,百家爭鳴|百花齐放,百家争鸣

顺时针 順時針 shun4 shi2 zhen1

探针 探針 tan4 zhen1

铁杵成针 鐵杵成針 tie3 chu3 cheng2 zhen1
see 磨杵成針|磨杵成针

无针注射器 無針注射器 wu2 zhen1 zhu4 she4 qi4
jet injector

胸针 胸針 xiong1 zhen1

一针见血 一針見血 yi1 zhen1 jian4 xie3
lit. to draw blood on the first prick (idiom); fig. to hit the nail on the head

银针 銀針 yin2 zhen1
silver needle (fine needle used in acupuncture)

引线穿针 引線穿針 yin3 xian4 chuan1 zhen1
a pull-through to thread a needle; fig. to act as go-between

预防针 預防針 yu4 fang2 zhen1
immunization injection; fig. forewarning; heads-up; preventive measure

晕针 暈針 yun4 zhen1
to faint during acupuncture or injection

扎针 扎針 zha1 zhen1
to give or have an acupuncture treatment

针鼻 針鼻 zhen1 bi2
the eye of a needle

针砭 針砭 zhen1 bian1
to critique; to voice concerns about; ancient form of acupuncture using sharp stones as needles

针刺 針刺 zhen1 ci4
to prick with a needle; to treat by acupuncture

针刺麻醉 針刺麻醉 zhen1 ci4 ma2 zui4
acupuncture anesthesia

针对 針對 zhen1 dui4
to target; to focus on; to be aimed at or against; in response to

针对性 針對性 zhen1 dui4 xing4
focus; direction; purpose; relevance

针法 針法 zhen1 fa3

针鼢 針鼢 zhen1 fen2

针锋相对 針鋒相對 zhen1 feng1 xiang1 dui4
to oppose each other with equal harshness (idiom); tit for tat; measure for measure

针箍 針箍 zhen1 gu1

针箍儿 針箍兒 zhen1 gu1 er5
erhua variant of 針箍|针箍

针管 針管 zhen1 guan3

针剂 針劑 zhen1 ji4
fluid loaded into a syringe for a hypodermic injection

针剂瓶 針劑瓶 zhen1 ji4 ping2

针尖对麦芒 針尖對麥芒 zhen1 jian1 dui4 mai4 mang2
sharply opposed to each other, with neither prepared to give an inch (idiom)

针尖儿对麦芒儿 針尖兒對麥芒兒 zhen1 jian1 er5 dui4 mai4 mang2 er5
see 針尖對麥芒|针尖对麦芒

针灸 針灸 zhen1 jiu3
acupuncture and moxibustion; to give or have acupuncture and moxibustion

针孔 針孔 zhen1 kong3

针孔摄影机 針孔攝影機 zhen1 kong3 she4 ying3 ji1
pinhole camera (for espionage, voyeurism etc)

针麻 針麻 zhen1 ma2
acupuncture anesthesia

针头线脑 針頭線腦 zhen1 tou2 xian4 nao3
needle and thread; sewing implements; needlework; (fig.) unimportant thing

针尾绿鸠 針尾綠鳩 zhen1 wei3 lv4 jiu1
(bird species of China) pin-tailed green pigeon (Treron apicauda)

针尾沙锥 針尾沙錐 zhen1 wei3 sha1 zhui1
(bird species of China) pin-tailed snipe (Gallinago stenura)

针尾鸭 針尾鴨 zhen1 wei3 ya1
(bird species of China) northern pintail (Anas acuta)

针线 針線 zhen1 xian4
needle and thread; needlework

针线箔篱 針線箔籬 zhen1 xian4 bo2 li2
wicker sewing basket (dialect)

针线活 針線活 zhen1 xian4 huo2
needlework; sewing

针线活儿 針線活兒 zhen1 xian4 huo2 er5
needlework; working for a living as a needleworker

针线活计 針線活計 zhen1 xian4 huo2 ji4
needlework; sewing

针鼹 針鼴 zhen1 yan3

针眼 針眼 zhen1 yan3
eye of a needle; pinprick; pinhole

针眼 針眼 zhen1 yan5
(medicine) sty

针叶 針葉 zhen1 ye4
needle-leaved (tree)

针叶林 針葉林 zhen1 ye4 lin2
needle-leaved forest

针叶树 針葉樹 zhen1 ye4 shu4

针叶植物 針葉植物 zhen1 ye4 zhi2 wu4
needle-leaved plant (e.g. pine tree)

针鱼 針魚 zhen1 yu2
saury fish (family Scomberesocidae)

针扎 針扎 zhen1 zha1

针毡 針氈 zhen1 zhan1
(on) pins and needles; uncomfortable situation; on tenterhooks

针织 針織 zhen1 zhi1
knitting; knitted garment

针织品 針織品 zhen1 zhi1 pin3

针状 針狀 zhen1 zhuang4

指北针 指北針 zhi3 bei3 zhen1

指南针 指南針 zhi3 nan2 zhen1

只要功夫深,铁杵磨成针 只要功夫深,鐵杵磨成針 zhi3 yao4 gong1 fu5 shen1 - tie3 chu3 mo2 cheng2 zhen1
If you work at it hard enough, you can grind an iron bar into a needle.; cf idiom 磨杵成針|磨杵成针, to grind an iron bar down to a fine needle (idiom); fig. to persevere in a difficult task; to study diligently

指针 指針 zhi3 zhen1
pointer on a gauge; clock hand; cursor; (computing) pointer

注射针 注射針 zhu4 she4 zhen1
needle; hypodermic needle

注射针头 注射針頭 zhu4 she4 zhen1 tou2
see 注射針|注射针

撞针 撞針 zhuang4 zhen1
firing pin

总方针 總方針 zong3 fang1 zhen1
general policy; overall guidelines

做针线 做針線 zuo4 zhen1 xian4
to do needlework