GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A system of spirit influences for good and evil believed by the Chinese to attend the natural features of landscape; also, a kind of geomancy dealing with these influences, used in determining sites for graves, houses, etc.
- n. rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the favorable or unfavorable effects are taken into consideration in designing and siting buildings and graves and furniture
“Another extension of Yin and Yang is found in Chinese geomancy, known as feng-shui, literally ‘wind and water’.”
“HONG KONG—Hong Kong's highest court on Monday rejected an application by feng-shui adviser Tony Chan to hear his appeal against a ruling that denied him the multibillion dollar estate of late businesswoman Nina Wang, who he claims was a longtime lover.”
“Hong Kong's Court of Appeal dismissed feng-shui adviser Tony Chan's attempt to overturn a ruling that denied him the late heiress Nina Wang's multibillion-dollar fortune.”
“Mr. Chan, a self-styled feng-shui master who also said he was Ms. Wang's lover, sought to overturn a February 2010 ruling that left the estate of the former Chinachem Group Corp. chairwoman to Chinachem Charitable Foundation Ltd. In a 2002 will, Ms. Wang named the foundation the sole beneficiary of her fortune.”
“HONG KONG — The Hong Kong Court of Appeal dismissed feng-shui adviser Tony Chan 's appeal against a ruling that deprived him of the late heiress Nina Wang's multibillion-dollar property fortune and instead awarded it to a charitable foundation.”
“I've never met an atheist who had time for horoscopes, Psychic mediums, homeopathy, feng-shui or any other such witch doctor drivel, except perhaps for pure entertainment value.”
“We could add some words in front of that, like “complete,” “total,” or “utter,” but it throws off the feng-shui of the post, but they would be appropriate.”
“Do you need a little extra feng-shui in your home or your office?”
“A feng-shui expert helped design a state - of-the-art arrivals area, featuring natural light and ventilation.”
“And make your company's name very unique, kewl, include an acronym, maybe even a feng-shui number etc.”
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