t'ai chi ch'uan: Meaning and Definition of

t'ai chi ch'uan

Pronunciation: (tī' jē' chwän', chē'), [key]
  1. a Chinese martial art and form of stylized, meditative exercise, characterized by methodically slow circular and stretching movements and positions of bodily balance.
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