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v. spread, plaster, daub; skirt, bypass
Other meanings
[mā]   v. wipe, clean; to press one's hand(s) on sth. and move downwards (in order to remove it)
[mǒ]   v./m. apply, plaster, smear; strike out, erase; wipe; beam, ray, dash
    hand
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tā zài mò qiáng
phr. He is plastering the wall.
guǎi wān mò jiǎo
phr. equivocate, a roundabout way of talking