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Ci

  1. curie.

    Category: Physics

Princeton's WordNet

  1. curie, Ci(adj)

    a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

  2. hundred and one, one hundred one, 101, ci(adj)

    being one more than one hundred

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  1. Ci

    Ci are a poetic form, a type of lyric poetry, done in the tradition of Classical Chinese poetry. Ci use a set of poetic meters derived from a base set of certain patterns, in fixed-rhythm, fixed-tone, and variable line-length formal types, or model examples: the rhythmic and tonal pattern of the ci are based upon certain, definitive musical song tunes. For speakers of English, the word "ci" is pronounced somewhat like "tsuh", and they are also known as Changduanju and Shiyu. Typically the number of characters in each line and the arrangement of tones were determined by one of around 800 set patterns, each associated with a particular title, called cípái 詞牌. Originally they were written to be sung to a tune of that title, with set rhythm, rhyme, and tempo. Therefore, the title may have nothing to do with its contents, and it is common for several ci to share the same title, having little or nothing to do with the topics of those poems, but rather refers to their shared rhythmic and tonal patterns. Some ci would have a "subtitle" indicating the contents. Sometimes, for the sake of clarity, a ci is listed under its title plus its first line.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ourselves(pronoun)

used as the object of a verb when the person speaking and other people are the object of an action etc they perform

We saw ourselves in the mirror.

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