from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See chih.


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  • Recall that the Chinese word chee means ‘breath’ and ‘energy’ as well as ‘air’.

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  • The Thai of course would have opinions about what goes with what (according to David Thompson, spices like those I have incorporated go well with the oilier roasted duck, and any Thai author will tell you that chu chee is usually for seafood, even though I have enjoyed it on chicken), but I recommend you try any meat or veggie that sounds good to you.

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  • Central to Chinese medicine is the concept of qi pronounced chee, which is the vital energy, or life force, that animates all living beings and the entire universe.

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  • A basic premise of traditional Chinese medicine derived directly from Taoist philosophy is that all forms of life in the universe are animated by an essential life force called chee.

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  • The French, it seems, have a particular affinity for the notion of chee.

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  • Ok xo [t] chi [c] a hun chicop Tucur ru bi chacal pe chuvi caka chee,

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  • Xa [c] a hun chi caka chee ka [c] hamey ok xoh pe xi [c] o ka [c] amape chu chi Tullan, quere [c] a ka binaam vi Cakchiquel vinak ri, yxka [c] ahol, quecha can ri [t] a [t] avitz, Çactecauh.

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  • A group called the Wireless Power Consortium — which includes a host of different companies like smart-phone makers, wireless carriers and TV makers — created what it intends to be an international standard for interoperable wireless charging, called Qi pronounced "chee".

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  • Spelled qi (pronounced 'chee') in pinyin Chinese (otherwise ch'i), it is the root currency of Traditional Chinese Medicine, that energy that TCM practitioners manipulate to fight disease and assure health.

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  • Tai chi, the most famous branch of Qigong, or exercises that harness the qi life energy, pronounced "chee", has been linked to health benefits for virtually everyone from children to seniors.

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  • Old provincial term for a hen-roost in England. Also used as a verb, to go to chee, to go to roost.

    May 10, 2011