qi

[ chee ]
/ tʃi /

noun Pinyin.

(in traditional Chinese medicine and philosophy) the vital life force that flows through the body and is supposedly regulated by acupuncture.

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Also (Wade-Giles) chi .

Origin of qi

First recorded in 1845–55; from Chinese “breath, air, spirit, gas”

Definition for qi (2 of 2)

Qi
[ chœ ]
/ tʃœ /

noun Pinyin.

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British Dictionary definitions for qi

qi
/ (tʃiː) /

noun

a variant of chi 2
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Medical definitions for qi

Qi

n.

Variants ofchi2
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