An example of chi is the letter represented by χ.
Origin of chiChinese qì, literally , air, breath: also transliterated, variously, chi, ch'i, and, via Jpn, ki
Origin of chiClassical Greek
Origin of chiLate Greek kh&imacron;, from earlier khei.
also ch'i or qi
Origin of chiMandarin qì, air, spirit, energy of life, from Middle Chinese khi`.
- (informal) Chihuahua.
- (law) Abbreviation of Chicago.
This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Geographical Terms: U.S. state, cities, and territories", Table T10.1, p. 436.
chi - Computer Definition
(Computer Human Interface) Typically refers to the devices and associated applications used by humans to interact with computers. For example, a CICS data entry screen displayed on a 3270 terminal makes up a CHI for a banking application. Speech recognition systems are another example. See user interface.