- 截 [jié]
- （切断; 割断） cut; sever:
cut in two; 截成两段
He cut the sugarcane into several pieces. 他把甘蔗截成几节。- （阻拦） stop; check; stem; intercept:
stop a bolting horse; 把惊马截住
dam a river; 截流
- （段） section; chunk; length:
half a piece of chalk; 半截粉笔
a section of a log; 一截木头
- （截止） by (a specified time); up to:
by the end of this month; 截至本月底
Up to the 20th of May about 500 people have visited the art exhibition. 截至5月20日有近500人看了画展。
I think it would be a kindness to tell him the bad news straight away.
A stone, such as limestone, that is soft enough to be cut easily without shattering or splitting.
A section or piece of such a tube.
The electricity supply has been cut off/disconnected at the mains.
We were cut off by the tide.