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PinYin fá    Simplified 阀    Traditional
  1. powerful individual, family or group
  2. clique
  3. (loanword) valve

Chinese meanings

  1. BS 门 | BH 6
    阀1指在某一方面有支配势力的人物、家族或集团:军~ㄧ财~。

    阀2
    [fá]管道或机器中调节和控制流体的流量、压力和流动方向的装置,种类很多,如气阀、水阀、油阀等。也叫阀门、凡尔,通称活门。[英valve]

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