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yin-yang

complementary principles that make up all aspects of life. [Chinese Trad.: EB, X: 821]
See: Harmony
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With alien heads and yin-yangs dancing across polo shirts, sweatpants, and knitted beanies, the unisex clothing line taps into the nostalgia for '90s childhood emblems shared by South African millennials raised in the years after Apartheid.
Maintaining the balance of yin-yang forces requires time and deliberate effort on the part of senior management.
The judge showed deep sympathy for her experience, so he permitted her temporal return to the human world for saving Pei Shunqing and presented her with the precious Yin-yang fan for helping her with the difficulties.
Consistently voted the best spicy hotpot in Hong Kong, here was where I had that yin-yang experience I waxed lyrical about in the beginning.
It has a relaxing complex of Yin-Yang and Egyptian lotus.
The orientation will be followed by discussing the yin-yang interaction in interpersonal and then organizational communication contexts, the two most pervasive communication contexts in contemporary human lives.
The state emblem of the Republic of Korea shows the flag's yin-yang symbol surrounded by petals of the national flower, the Rose of Sharon.
For centuries astronomers have puzzled over the source of this yin-yang color pattern.
A ask-answer, awake-asleep B blonde-brunette C clear-cloudy, cash-credit, city-country D duke, duchess, doff-don E entrance-exit, ephemeral-eternal F fair-foul, fact-fiction, flora-fauna G grave-gay, graceful-gawky H heaven-hell, his-hers I idle-industrious, interest-indifference J Jack-Jill, January-June (or July), judge-juror K king-knave L lord-lady, lad-lass M maximum-minimum, mind-matter N now-never O off-on, Orient-Occident P poetry-prose, push-pull, public-private, past-present Q quantitative-qualitative R raw-ripe, repeatedly-rarely, raise-raze S sweet-sour, smart-stupid, spend-save T this-that U upon-underneath V victor-vanquished, virtue-vice W with-without, who-what X xenophobe-xenophile Y yin-yang Z zig-zag
As shown in the yin-yang symbol (Figure), there is always a seed of yin within yang and vice versa.
The Chinese concept of yin-yang resonates in the sculpture, with the juxtaposition of black and white and female and male, suggesting the symbiotic relationship between the two.
Coop/Co-Op, 2010, for instance, a makeshift fort for activists going off the grid, combines all manner of eco-kitsch (including tie-dye bandannas, a meditation fountain, and a yin-yang Hacky Sack) with more substantial provisions: copies of Peter Singer's seminal 1975 tract, Animal Liberation, and of the journal Earth First