American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variants of chi2.
- 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
“YOCUM: Well, what you are stimulating is the flow of blood, lymph, energy, what we call Qi, that runs along the pathways of the body.”
“Acupuncture is built on the theory that there is a metaphysical life-energy inside you called Qi or Chi.”
“The meat of the book goes through the three pillars of Taji practice: meditation (feeling and building your Qi), forms (using and extending your Qi) and push hands (feeling Qi from the outside).”
“The name Qi apparently refers to "essential power" that is associated with breaking bricks in martial arts.”
“Its current show "Qi" -- featuring dozens of gravity-defying acts by artists from around the world -- is largely responsible for the comeback.”
“Petty Officer 2nd Class Xin Qi, 25, of Cordova, Tenn”
“Howard Bach, San Francisco, and Kevin Qi Han, Orange, Calif.vs. Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard Hansen, Denmark (5)”
“Mr. POP: It's - yeah, part - it really helps that I quit smoking at the turn of the century, and the other thing is I do something called Qi gong, which is - it's Chinese yoga, basically, and it's a lot about breathing.”
“The essence of the healing process in Asian Medicine is tapping into vital energy or life force called Qi Chi—for which there is no correlation in Western Medicine.”
“There is information that comes from the realm of energy, known as Qi in Oriental terms, and from metaphysical counseling, that you may have never encountered.”
Looking for tweets for Qi.