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xi(zī, sī, ksē)
The 14th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
[Greek xei, xī.]
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xi(zaɪ; saɪ; ksaɪ; ksiː)
n, pl xis
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 14th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ), a composite consonant, transliterated as x
(Placename) 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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xi(zaɪ, saɪ; Gk. ksi)
n., pl. xis.
the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ).
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|Noun||1.||XI - the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one|
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
|2.||xi - the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet|
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
|Adj.||1.||xi - being one more than ten |
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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