xi

IPA: ʃˈi

noun

  • The 14th letter of Classical and Modern Greek. The 15th in Ancient and Old Greek.
  • (physics) Either of a pair of hyperons having spin 1/2, which decay into a lambda particle and a pion.
  • (soccer) A football (soccer) team of eleven players.
  • (cricket) A cricket team of eleven players.
  • A river in China, the western tributary of the Pearl.
  • A surname from Chinese
  • Xi Jinping, current General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (2012–present).
  • A county of Linfen, Shanxi, China.
  • Capital Greek letter Ξ (X)
  • Alternative form of xi, Greek letter Ξ/ξ (X/x) [The 14th letter of Classical and Modern Greek. The 15th in Ancient and Old Greek.]
  • (physics) Alternative form of xi/Ξ Ellipsis of xi baryon.

Examples of "xi" in Sentences

  • The daisy is the flower of Xi Omicron Iota.
  • That g xi maps xi to v xi for all n grams in S.
  • The first one I looked at was the encyclical by Pius XI.
  • Henry XI was very indolent and sickly person since his childhood.
  • Pius XI fought the two ascendant ideologies of communism and fascism.
  • Many Chinese seem heartened, even inspired, by Xi's down to earth style.
  • A fraction of the genes along the X chromosome escape inactivation on the Xi.
  • The bronze epigram commemorated Pope Clement XI's restoration of the sanctuary.
  • Mr. Xi is not the first Chinese leader to rail against official vice and venality.
  • Two weeks since his last public appearance, presumptive Chinese leader Xi Jinping was pictured attending an event.
  • "This gift translates into guan xi, which is important to the Chinese and means good contacts, good relationships."
  • Foreword xi wide variety of topics and themes in this book, there will be something for everyone and hopefully much for all.
  • Scholars in China have begun using the term xi'nan again, regarding it as a macroregion with local characteristics and identity.
  • Sara Lee's international operations, such as xi impacts on reported earnings from fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, particularly the euro;
  • The term xi'nan remained an administrative term, but was revoked during the 1960s when the CCP misread the international situation and prepared for the coming of a world war.
  • But the term xi'nanyi is more accurately understood as a combination of Southern Barbarians (nanyi) and Western Barbarians (xiyi), since in most cases the Han Dynasty considered them as such.
  • Furthermore, the term xi'nanyi gradually disappeared from imperial records after the Eastern Han until the late Qing, when scholars began to give more attention to Yunnan and other frontier areas.
  • He acknowledges changing the rules might hurt his won-loss record: "I realized that fewer people wanted to play me because I like to use words like 'xi' and 'xu,' which most casual players consider to be a form of black magic."
  • Xi'nan, to Skinner, lacks the connotation of the sort of internal homogeneity necessary for a physiographical region. 16 Many Western scholars accept Skinner's Yunnan-Guizhou macroregion (hereafter, Yun-Gui), sometimes under the term xi'nan.
  • During the Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945), when the nationalist government and numerous refugees moved into Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou, the term xi'nan often appeared in all sorts of media, and served as a synonym for the "Great Rear" (dahoufang).

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