chi

Primary Meanings of chi

1.
n
the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet
2.
n
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
Full Definitions of chi
1

n the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet

Synonyms:
khi
Type of:
alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
2

n 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

Synonyms:
ch'i, ki, qi
Type of:
energy, vim, vitality
a healthy capacity for vigorous activity

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