Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Chinese measure of length, equal to 10 Chinese tsun or inches, and to 14.1 English inches. Also written chee, cheh, and chik, the last representing the Cantonese pronunciation of the word.

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Examples

  • The Chinese do pronounce it chih, meaning ` directly, at once. '

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  • Fundamentals of the Chinese Communist Party (The China book project) by Tang ti chi chu chih shih pien hsien tsu

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  • In the developer showcase, we invited three developers to demonstrate web applications they'd built using Google APIs: Wei-chih Chiang, a student of Yi Shou University and his Photo Note site, Jun-Chieh Huang, founder of ischool, a website that integrates Google services for elementary and high schools in Taiwan, and FunP, a social website integrating OpenSocial features.

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  • Su Ai-chih, a 67-year-old retiree and spiritual medium, says a woman who was drowned by Chinese soldiers and turned into a goddess has even asked believers for help in reconnecting with her family on the mainland.

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  • Wang was speaking at a joint press conference with Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chien-chih (高建智).

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  • ~ Practicing Tai Chi Boosts Immune System in Older Adults -- "Tai chi chih, the Westernized version of the 2,000-year-old Chinese martial art characterized by slow movement and meditation, significantly boosts the immune systems of older adults against the virus that leads to the painful, blistery rash known as shingles, according to a new UCLA study."

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  • Pai Tien-chih is actually the Chairman of the Board for the Taipei County Farmers' Association, a powerful institution.

    Farmers Associations and Rural Politics

  • For example, Pai Tien-chih (白添枝), who became a legislator-at-large for the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) as an agricultural representative although he is chairman of a gravel company, said that farmers' associations were like privately owned companies, and their directors were like corporate chief executives.

    Farmers Associations and Rural Politics

  • KMT Legislator Pai Tien-chih (白添枝) and Taiwan Provincial Farmer's Association (TPFA) director Chang Yong-cheng (張永成), both close to Wang, were also linked to the new party but similarly denied any involvement.

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  • He led a group to China back in 2005, along with Pai Tieh-chih mentioned above.

    Farmers Associations and Rural Politics

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