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Noun: feng shui  'fúng'shwee or 'feng'shoo-ee
  1. Rules in Chinese philosophy that govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy (qi); the favourable or unfavourable effects are taken into consideration in designing and siting buildings and graves and furniture
Noun: feng-shui  'fúng'shwee or 'feng'shoo-ee
  1. 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

Type of: principle, rule

Encyclopedia: Feng shui