Chinese Lun Yü. a compilation of the discourses, maxims, and aphorisms of Confucius, dating from the 4th century b.c.
a scale shaped like the figure 8, showing the declination of the sun and the equation of time for each day of the year. noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) a graduated scale shaped like a figure eight that indicates the daily declination of the sun n. 1650s, from Latin analemma “the pedestal of a sundial,” […]
a spiritual interpretation or application of words, as of Scriptures. a form of allegorical interpretation of Scripture that seeks hidden meanings regarding the future life. Historical Examples anagoge is so called from ana, which is upwards, and goge, a leading: as it were an upward leading. Churches and Church Ornaments William Durandus noun allegorical or […]
restoring; invigorating; giving strength after disease. awakening, especially from drug stupor. a pharmacological substance that stimulates the central nervous system and also acts as an anticonvulsant. adjective (of a drug, etc) stimulating the central nervous system noun any drug, such as doxapram, that stimulates the central nervous system (formerly) a restorative remedy or drug adj. […]
- Analgesia algera
analgesia algera analgesia algera analgesia al·ger·a (āl’jər-ə) n. Spontaneous pain in a portion of the body that is not sensitive to painful stimuli. Also called analgesia dolorosa.