[kahy-as-tik] /kaɪˈæs tɪk/
characterized by chiasmus.
1856, from Latinized fdorm of Greek khiastos “arranged diagonally; marked with an X” (i.e., resembling the Greek letter chi) + -ic.
[kahy-as-tl-ahyt] /kaɪˈæs tlˌaɪt/ noun 1. a variety of the mineral andalusite having cruciform carbonaceous inclusions. /kaɪˈæstəˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a variety of andalusite containing carbon impurities Also called macle
[chous, choush] /tʃaʊs, tʃaʊʃ/ noun, plural chiauses. 1. (in the Ottoman Empire) a court official who served as an ambassador, emissary, or member of a ceremonial escort. 2. a Turkish military rank approximating that of sergeant.
[Chinese jyah-ee] /Chinese ˈdʒyɑˈi/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. . [jyah-ee] /ˈdʒyɑˈi/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. a city on W Taiwan.
/tʃɪb/ verb chibs, chibbing, chibbed 1. (transitive) to stab or slash with a sharp weapon noun 2. a sharp weapon, such as a knife or razor Related Terms shiv modifier : something better than shitwork jobs noun Menial and tedious work; degrading routine work; scut work: the boredom, the shitwork, the perpetual deadlines (1960s+)