1. The Chinese mile, a traditional unit of distance equal to 1500 chis or 150 zhangs, now standardized as a half-kilometer (500 meters).

2. A traditional Chinese unit of weight, equal to one-thousandth of a liang, or fifty milligrams.

3. (Chinese philosophy) A meaningful ceremony or ritual; etiquette, behaviour.

4. An ancient Chinese cauldron having three hollow legs.