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feng shui(fung´ shwa´) [Chinese] the Chinese art of positioning objects based on the premise that arrangement affects the balance of yin and yang and the flow of qi within an area, which can have positive or negative effects, including effects on health.
feng shui(fŭng shwā)
An ancient Chinese belief system used to configure one's living or work environment to promote health, happiness, and prosperity, by enhancement of energy flow (chi); includes use of space, color, and order as factors in satisfaction.
feng shui(fŭng shwā) [Chinese féng shuì, wind (and) water]
An ancient Chinese art of interior and architectural design, the object of which is to create a soothing and healthful living environment, one that is in accord with the qi (energy or life force).
feng shui (fung shwā),
n Chinese art of placing objects in accordance with the concepts of yin and yang—the passive (female) and active (male) principles, respectively—in Chinese cosmology, and the flow of qi which may have beneficial or harmful effects on one's health and life. See also qi.