tai chi


tai chi

noun, often capitalized T&C \ˈtī-ˈjē, ˈtī-ˈchē\

: a Chinese form of exercise that uses very slow and controlled movements

Full Definition of TAI CHI

:  an ancient Chinese discipline of meditative movements practiced as a system of exercises —called also tai chi chuan, t'ai chi ch'uan, \-chü-ˈän\

Variants of TAI CHI

tai chi also t'ai chi \ˈtī-ˈjē, ˈtī-ˈchē\

Origin of TAI CHI

Chinese (Beijing) tàijíquán, from tàijí the Absolute in Chinese cosmology + quán fist, boxing
First Known Use: 1954

tai chi

noun , often capitalized T&C    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TAI CHI

: an ancient Chinese discipline involving a continuous series of controlled usually slow movements designed to improve physical and mental well-being—called also t'ai chi ch'uan, tai chi chuan \-chü-ˈän\

Variants of TAI CHI

tai chi also t'ai chi \ˈtī-ˈjē, -ˈchē\

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