Feng-shui
Feng-shui F[^e]ng"-shu`i, n. [Chin. feng wind + shiu water.] A system of spirit influences for good and evil believed by the Chinese to attend the natural features of landscape; also, a kind of geomancy dealing with these influences, used in determining sites for graves, houses, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • feng-shui — feng|shui or feng shui «FUHNG SHWAY», noun. 1. (in Chinese folklore) a system of spirit influences, good and evil, which inhabit the natural features of landscapes. 2. a kind of geomancy for dealing with these influences in determining sites for… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • feng shui — feng shui1 [ˌfʌŋ ˈʃweı] n [U] [Date: 1700 1800; : Chinese; Origin: wind water ] a Chinese system of organizing the furniture and other things in a house or building in a way that people believe will bring good luck and happiness feng shui 2 feng… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • feng shui — ● feng shui nom masculin invariable (chinois feng, vent et shui, eau) Art de vivre issu de l ancienne cosmogonie chinoise et permettant une meilleure harmonie de l individu avec son environnement. (Il inspire aujourd hui, en Occident, architectes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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