拍 means 'clap'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1597   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 16 words   Used in 41 words   Used in 15 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ハク   ヒョウ
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⿰   () hand   white  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 拍 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 拍 is used 37 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
ハク : 14 words FIND ALL
clapping hands; applause  (see also: 拍手)
ヒョウ (read as びょう) : 13 words FIND ALL
1. beating time with one's hands; clapping to the beat
2. making a careless move (in go, shogi, etc.); responding to an opponent's move without proper thought
ヒョウ : 5 words FIND ALL
1. (musical) time; tempo; beat; rhythm
2. the moment; the instance; chance  (esp. 〜した拍子に)
ハク (read as ぱく) : 4 words FIND ALL
one's heart rate; pulse rate
ヒョウ (read as ぴょう) : 1 word FIND ALL
expression, 'i' adjective
astounding; tremendous; crazy; exorbitant
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Henshall: 1695  Joy o' Kanji : 1695  Key to Kanji:

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ハク   ヒョウ    clap   
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シュ   て hand   
ハク   ビャク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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