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English Meaning(s) for 壁

  1. wall; partition
  2. barrier; obstacle (figuratively)
  3. Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Definition and Synonyms for 壁

Wall an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness
Synonyms: , 垣根, , , , , 隔壁, 障壁
Paries a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
Roadblock any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
Synonyms: バリア, , 障壁
Barrier anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
Synonyms: バリア, 垣根, , 防壁, 障壁
Wall anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
Wall used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
Synonyms: , 垣根, , , , , 隔壁, 障壁

Meanings for each kanji in 壁

wall; lining (stomach); fence Kanji Details »

Categories 壁 is a member of

Physical Object a tangible and visible entity
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Partition a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
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Obstruction something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
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Stratum one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
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Mechanism a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 壁

Sample Sentences for 壁

He fixed the bookshelf to the wall.
One can't see through a brick wall.
The nail pierced the wall.
Nobody will ever again be able to break the wall hiding my heart.
A man touched down on the moon. A wall came down in Berlin. A world was connected by our own science and imagination.

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