nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: widthIn JZ 廣 does not always refer to the smaller side of the rectangle, but regularly refers to the dimension in the east-west direction. By the time of the commentator Li Chunfeng, this has changed, and 廣 has come to refer to the smaller dimension irrespective of its directionality.
nabgradedCHEMLA 2003: comparative width; the comparatively wider partJZ 5.1, Liu Hui's comm: 損廣補狹 "one reduces the comparatively wider part and compensatorily increases the comparatively narrower part"
vadVfigurativewidely; broadly; on a broad scale; in a wide-ranging manner
vichangebecome braoder> expand, be expanding
vigradedbe wide and large, spacious (as a dwelling, or a territory)
vifigurativebe broad of vision and ambition
vtoNcausativeexpand, make larger
vtoNreflexive.自broaden what (one) has, create room for (oneself), be expansive about (oneself)
vt+Nstativebe broad to the extent of, be as broad as
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