variant spelling of chi entry 2

: vital energy that is held to animate the body internally and is of central importance in some Eastern systems of medical treatment (such as acupuncture) and of exercise or self-defense (such as tai chi)

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Recent Examples on the Web Those with strong qi, who can learn to channel it, make for fierce, skilled warriors. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 5 Sep. 2020

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“Qi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qi. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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