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psi

(mechanics)

Psi

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Psi, the twenty-third letter of the Greek alphabet, was coined by Dr. Joseph Banks Rhine as a term for extrasensory perception. It later came to include psychokinesis and other paranormal phenomena. It is sometimes used as a short form of “psychic,” as in “psi ability” meaning “psychic ability.”

Sources:

Bletzer, June G.: The Encyclopedia Psychic Dictionary. Lithia Springs: New Leaf, 1998
Holroyd, Stuart: The Supernatural: Minds Without Boundaries. London: Aldus, 1975

psi

Abbr. for “pounds per square inch.”

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As a mother, I want to protect my kids and as PSI president, I consider all swimmers my kids.
PSI is used to prevent the undervaluation of taxable imports and to compensate for the inadequacies in the importing country's customs and other administrative structures, according to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Atienza said PSI would also end the corruption in the BOC since the illegal drugs would not be smuggled into the country.
To learn more about the PSI Add-on, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in the attachment below.
where Q the total number of component quality indicators, q, in PSI-90; H is the total number of outcome types (harms), h, related to each component indicator; volume is the number of total events within the component indicator in the reference population; harm is the excess risk of each type of outcome (i.e., harm) within each component indicator estimated from a regression model comparing people with and without PSI events in an "at risk" cohort; and disutility is the complement of a utility weight (l-utility_wt) assigned to each excess occurrence of each type of outcome within each component indicator.
Figures 3(a)-3(c) show the magnification of the plane view of surface morphologies of the Psi in THF, dioxane, and DMSO, respectively.
(PSI) designs, engineers and manufactures emissions-certified, alternative-fuel power systems.
The site is truly a reflection of where Beta Alpha Psi is at this point in time.
(The Greek letters Phi and Psi are both written simply as "P" in English; phonetically, Phi is pronounced like the word "fie" and Psi is pronounced like the word "sigh.")
The most comprehensive and updated meta-analysis on ganzfeld psi research found clear support for anomalous cognition in ganzfeld and that selected participants (e.g., practitioners of meditation and believers in psi), relative to unselected ones, had a performance advantage only in the ganzfeld condition (Storm et al., 2010).
8 August 2011 - Norwegian IT solutions provider PSI Group ASA (OSL: PSI) said today it aims to raise about NOK60-73.2m in a rights issue, after cancelling the sale of its loss-making unit SQS Security Qube System AB.
21 February 2011 - Norwegian IT solutions provider PSI Group (OSL:PSI) said today it will sell its wholly owned loss-making unit SQS Security Qube System AB to OOO CKC in a deal with an enterprise value of SEK190m (USD29.6m/EUR21.7m).