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psi

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[ sahy, psahy ]
/ saɪ, psaɪ /
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noun, plural psis.

the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet (Ψ, ψ).
the group of consonant sounds represented by this letter.

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Origin of psi

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1350–1400; Middle English <Greek pseî

Definition for psi (2 of 3)

psi2
[ sahy ]
/ saɪ /

noun

any purportedly psychic phenomenon, as psychokinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance, or the like.

Origin of psi

2
1940–45; shortening of psychic or parapsychic

Definition for psi (3 of 3)

psi

or p.s.i.


pounds per square inch.
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British Dictionary definitions for psi (1 of 2)

psi1

abbreviation for

pounds per square inch

British Dictionary definitions for psi (2 of 2)

psi2
/ (psaɪ) /

noun

the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet (Ψ, ψ), a composite consonant, transliterated as ps
  1. paranormal or psychic phenomena collectively
  2. (as modifier)psi powers
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Medical definitions for psi (1 of 2)

psi
[ sī, psī ]

n.

The 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet.

Medical definitions for psi (2 of 2)

ψ

The Greek letter psi. Entries beginning with this character are alphabetized under psi.
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