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FENG SHUI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does feng shui mean? 

FENG SHUI (noun)
  The noun FENG SHUI has 1 sense:

1. rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into consideration in designing and siting buildings and graves and furniture

  Familiarity information: FENG SHUI used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FENG SHUI (noun)


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Meaning:

Rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into consideration in designing and siting buildings and graves and furniture

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("feng shui" is a kind of...):

principle; rule (a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct)

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)


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