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yin and yang
- (in Chinese philosophy and religion) two principles, one negative, dark, and feminine (yin), and one positive, bright, and masculine (yang), whose interaction influences the destinies of creatures and things.
Origin of yin and yang
Examples from the Web for yang
Contemporary Examples of yang
As reparation, the court ordered $563 to be paid out to Yang and required the clinic to post an apology on its website.
The WHO has agreed to meet with Yang and a number of Chinese NGOs to discuss a broader ruling on the practice.
At that point, I knew I had found the yang to my unfolding story.What Are We Protecting with Gun Laws?
November 13, 2014
You just have to find that yin of decency and locate the gestures and words that smother the yang of fear.Why the Border Bigots Are Beating Obama
July 9, 2014
An email sent to Yang, whose public record lists her as “president” of the church, was not returned.Is This The Scariest Doomsday Sect in China?
June 20, 2014
Historical Examples of yang
“Notscha,” No. 18); the second is the mother of Yang Oerlang (comp.
Note: Yang Oerlang is a huntsman, as is indicated by his falcon and hound.
The beast and planet spirits of Yang Oerlang pressed the apes hard.
Yang Oerlang grew furious, and advanced upon him with his spear.
Yang Oerlang who was following in his tracks, suddenly lost sight of him.
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- Chen Ning (ˈtʃɛn ˈnɪŋ). born 1922, US physicist, born in China: with Tsung-Dao Lee, he disproved the physical principle known as the conservation of parity and shared the Nobel prize for physics (1957)
Yin and Yang
- two complementary principles of Chinese philosophy: Yin is negative, dark, and feminine, Yang positive, bright, and masculine. Their interaction is thought to maintain the harmony of the universe and to influence everything within it
Word Origin for Yin and Yang
1670s, from Mandarin yang "male, daylight, solar."
yin and yang
Two forces in the universe, according to a Chinese theory: yin is the passive, negative force, and yang the active, positive force. According to this theory, wise people will detect these forces in the seasons, in their food, and so on, and will regulate their lives accordingly.