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English Meaning(s) for 巻

  1. roll (e.g. of cloth)
  2. winding (e.g. watch)
  3. volume (of book)
  4. speeding up
  5. heel (of a Japanese sandal)

Definition and Synonyms for 巻

Whorl a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
Synonyms: コイル, , , 巻く, 巻線
Roll anything rolled up in cylindrical form
Synonyms: ロール, 一巻, 一巻, , , 巻く
Book a major division of a long written composition
Synonyms: , , 巻く, ,
Roll a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
Synonyms: うねり, うねる, ロール, , , 巻く, 巻き物
Book a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
Synonyms: ブック, , 単行本, 図書, , , 巻帙, 教科書, , , 書冊, 書史, 書巻, 書物, 書籍, 書誌, , ご本, 着る, 竹帛, 編章, , 著作, 著作物, 著書, 読み物, 述作, 韋編
Volume a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
Synonyms: ベリューム, ボリューム, ヴォリューム, 一巻, 一巻, , , , , , 巻く, 巻帙, 巻数, 書物, 書籍, , , 韋編
Roll a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
Synonyms: うねり, うねる, ロール, ローラー, , , 巻く

Meanings for each kanji in 巻

» scroll; volume; book; part; roll up; wind up; tie; coil; counter for texts (or book scrolls)

Categories 巻 is a member of

Structure a thing constructed
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Section a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
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Holograph handwritten book or document
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Publication a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
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Moving Ridge one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
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Cylinder a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 巻

Sample Sentences for 巻

I didn't want to bring you in.
The last volume is missing from this set.
This book comes in two volumes.

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