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The origin of 勾 and 股 in The Pythagorean Theorem 勾股定理

The Chinese name for the Pythagorean Theorem is 勾股定理 Take a right angle triangle ABC Let side AB be the shortest side. Let AC be the second shortest side. BC is therefore the longest side and the ...
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Glossary of Technical Terms relating to Knitting and Knitting Machines. English <>Chinese

I am struggling with auto translators that do not know that knitting and weaving are not interchangeable terms. It seems that changing the position of the words in the English sentence can cause this ...
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translating a few words on this microprocessor block diagram

I am trying to understand an embedded system tutorial in Chinese I can use Google for the text part but have problems with comments in Chinese on a figure Please help me understand the meaning ...
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Where can I find Chinese language soft subtitles for domestic television programs?

I am looking for Chinese language soft subtitles for domestic tv dramas (e.g. 白夜追凶) for language learning purposes. While domestic tv has captions hardcoded onto the broadcast, it is inconvenient to ...
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What is “singleton set” in Chinese?

In set theory, a singleton set is a set with just one element. The term is not in any of my dictionaries, and the only online source I found is one page of zh.wikipedia which just transliterates it ...
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How to say network but not internet

Could I use 网形成 to describe a "network" of things with arrows going between them, like this? Does that sound right? Dictionaries give 网络 for "network." But it seems to me that today 网络 mostly means ...
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Good resource to learn scientific Chinese

I'm searching for a good resource to learn Chinese with a focus on natural sciences and engineering. In particular, I would like the name of chemicals, machinery parts and environmental/ecological ...
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Is this dictionary Chinese, Japanese or both?

this might sound like a strange question, but I have found a technical dictionary on the Internet that was described as "English–Chinese/Japanese". Being a complete novice in Chinese and having no ...
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Is there an authoritative list of most frequent to most infrequent pronunciations for individual Chinese characters?

I'm working on a dictionary tool that provides, as an auto-assist, transcription of Chinese characters into corresponding (Modern Standard Mandarin) pinyin+tones on a naive, character-per-character ...