(in traditional Chinese medicine and philosophy) the vital life force that flows through the body and is supposedly regulated by acupuncture.
a variant of chi2
“physical life force,” 1850, from Chinese qi “air, breath.”
[kee-ah-nuh] /kiˈɑ nə/ Trademark. 1. a brand of lightweight, lustrous, silklike, synthetic fiber chemically classed as nylon.
[chyahn-lawng] /ˈtʃyɑnˈlɔŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. .
- Qian long
/ˈtʃɪˈæn ˈlɒŋ/ noun 1. original name Hong-li. 1711–99, Chinese emperor of the Qing dynasty. He expanded the Chinese empire and was a patron of the arts
[kib-luh] /ˈkɪb lə/ noun, Islam. 1. the point toward which Muslims turn to pray, especially the Kaʿba, or House of God, at Mecca. /ˈkɪblə/ noun 1. a variant of kiblah