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Chinese Inglés británico e internacional

The language of China

Chinese box Inglés británico e internacional

Each of a set of boxes graduated in size so as to fit inside each other

Chinese in oriental New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

do not use of people; prefer Asian or specific terms such as Chinese or Japanese

Chinese burn Inglés británico e internacional

An act of placing both hands on a person’s arm and then twisting it to produce a burning sensation

Chinese kale Inglés británico e internacional

A leafy green Asian plant of the cabbage family, closely related to broccoli but with more leaf and stem and much smaller florettes. It is commonly used in Asian cooking

Chinese wall Inglés británico e internacional

An insurmountable barrier, especially to the passage of information

Chinese white Inglés británico e internacional

White pigment consisting of zinc oxide

Chinese cabbage Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for Chinese leaves.

Chinese chives Inglés británico e internacional

An Asian relative of chives, with a garliclike flavor

Chinese lantern Inglés británico e internacional

A collapsible paper lantern

Chinese leaves Inglés británico e internacional

An oriental cabbage which does not form a firm heart

Chinese puzzle Inglés británico e internacional

An intricate puzzle consisting of many interlocking pieces

Chinese artichoke Inglés británico e internacional

An Asian plant of the mint family, cultivated for its edible tubers

Chinese chequers Inglés británico e internacional

A board game for two to six players who attempt to move marbles or counters from one corner to the opposite one on a star-shaped board

Chinese gooseberry Inglés británico e internacional

Former term for kiwi fruit.

Chinese whispers Inglés británico e internacional

A game in which a message is distorted by being passed around in a whisper

Chinese fire drill Inglés británico e internacional

A state of disorder or confusion

Chinese New Year Inglés británico e internacional

The Chinese festival marking the start of the new year, beginning on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ending on the full moon fifteen days later. It is marked by visits to family and friends, special meals, fireworks, and gift giving

Chinese restaurant syndrome Inglés británico e internacional

An illness marked by short attacks of weakness, numbness, palpitations, and headaches, often attributed to overconsumption of monosodium glutamate (used as a seasoning in Chinese cooking)

jute Inglés británico e internacional

Used in names of other plants that yield fibre, e.g. Chinese jute

Chinese checkers in Chinese chequers Inglés británico e internacional

A board game for two to six players who attempt to move marbles or counters from one corner to the opposite one on a star-shaped board

Chinese cabbage in Chinese leaves Inglés británico e internacional

An oriental cabbage which does not form a firm heart

differential windlass Inglés británico e internacional

A hoisting device consisting of two drums of different diameters on the same axis and turning at the same rate, so that a line wound on the larger drum and unwound from the smaller drum provides a mechanical advantage in lifting. Also called Chinese windlass

mandarin Inglés británico e internacional

The standard literary and official form of Chinese, spoken by over 730 million people

Mandarin Chinese in mandarin1 Inglés británico e internacional

The standard literary and official form of Chinese, spoken by over 730 million people

muntjac Inglés británico e internacional

A small SE Asian deer, the male of which has tusks, small antlers, and a doglike bark

rhubarb Inglés británico e internacional

Used in names of other plants of the same genus as rhubarb, several of which are used medicinally, e.g. Chinese rhubarb

alligator Inglés británico e internacional

A large semiaquatic reptile similar to a crocodile but with a broader and shorter head, native to the Americas and China

guitarfish Inglés británico e internacional

A fish of shallow warm seas, related to the rays and having a guitar-like body shape

Chinese jute in jute Inglés británico e internacional

Used in names of other plants that yield fibre, e.g. Chinese jute

liver fluke Inglés británico e internacional

A fluke which has a complex life cycle and is of medical and veterinary importance. The adult lives within the liver tissues of a vertebrate, and the larva within one or more secondary hosts such as a snail or fish

mitten crab Inglés británico e internacional

An olive-green Asian crab with hairy pincers that has been introduced into Europe, where it lives in fresh water and estuaries and can become a pest

Chinese mitten crab in mitten crab Inglés británico e internacional

An olive-green Asian crab with hairy pincers that has been introduced into Europe, where it lives in fresh water and estuaries and can become a pest

tallow tree Inglés británico e internacional

A tree with fatty seeds from which vegetable tallow or other oils are extracted

water deer Inglés británico e internacional

A small deer without antlers, the male having a pair of tusk-like canine teeth, native to China and Korea

Chinese water deer in water deer Inglés británico e internacional

A small deer without antlers, the male having a pair of tusk-like canine teeth, native to China and Korea


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