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 Dictionary entry overview: What does qi mean? 

QI (noun)
  The noun QI has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: QI used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QI (noun)


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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 ("qi" 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)


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