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CHI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chi mean? 

CHI (noun)
  The noun CHI has 2 senses:

1. the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
2. the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet

  Familiarity information: CHI used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHI (noun)


Sense 1chi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

ch'i; chi; ki; qi

Hypernyms ("chi" is a kind of...):

energy; vim; vitality (a healthy capacity for vigorous activity)

Domain region:

China; Communist China; mainland China; People's Republic of China; PRC; Red China (a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world)


Sense 2chi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

khi; chi

Hypernyms ("chi" is a kind of...):

alphabetic character; letter; letter of the alphabet (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech)

Holonyms ("chi" is a member of...):

Greek alphabet (the alphabet used by ancient Greeks)


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