chi: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kī), [key]
— pl. chis.
  1. the twenty-second letter of the Greek alphabet (X, &khgr;).
  2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.


Pronunciation: (chē), [key]
— n.
  1. the vital life force in the body supposedly regulated by acupuncture.


Pronunciation: (chī), [key]
— n.
  1. Chicago.


Pronunciation: (chyē), [key]
— n.
  1. one of two dynasties that ruled in China a.d. 479–502 and, as the Northern Ch'i, a.d. 550–77.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • chi (Thesaurus)