(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.”
[kah-dee, key-] /ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ-/ noun, plural qadis. 1. a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law. /ˈkɑːdɪ; ˈkeɪdɪ/ noun (pl) -dis 1. a variant spelling of cadi
[kuh-dah-fee] /kəˈdɑ fi/ noun 1. Muammar (Muhammad) al- or el- [moo-ah-mahr,, al,, el] /muˈɑ mɑr,, æl,, ɛl/ (Show IPA), 1942–2011, Libyan army colonel and political leader: chief of state 1969–2011.
[kee-vee-uh t, -oot] /ˈki vi ət, -ˌut/ noun 1. the soft, dense, light-brown woolly undercoat of the musk ox, used in making fabrics.
1. . 1. (in prescriptions) as much as is desired. abbreviation 1. quintal abbreviation (in prescriptions) 1. quantum libet q.l. abbr. Latin quantum libet (as much as desired) computer (Quantum Leap) Sir Clive Sinclair’s first Motorola 68008-based personal computer, developed from around 1981 and released about 1983. The QL ran Sinclair’s QDOS operating system which […]