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[zahy, sahy; Greek ksee] /zaɪ, saɪ; Greek ksi/
noun, plural xis.
1.
the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ).
2.
the group of consonant sounds represented by this letter.
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  • Article xi describes the only punishment methods to be used by the state.
British Dictionary definitions for xi

xi

/zaɪ; saɪ; ksaɪ; ksiː/
noun (pl) xis
1.
the 14th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ), a composite consonant, transliterated as x

Xi

/ʃiː/
noun
1.
a river in S China, rising in Yunnan province and flowing east to the Canton delta on the South China Sea: the main river system of S China. Length: about 1900 km (1200 miles)
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Word Origin and History for xi
n.

fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.

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xi in Medicine

xi (zī, sī, ksē)
n.

Symbol ξ The 14th letter of the Greek alphabet.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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xi in Technology


A VLSI design language.
["The Circuit Design Language Xi", S.I. Feldman, unpublished memo, Bell Labs, 1982].
[Mentioned in Computational Aspects of VLSI, J.D. Ullman, CS Press 1984].
(1995-02-03)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for xi

XI

ex interest
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