Archaeology. a looped handle, especially of a vase.
Astronomy. either of the apparent extremities of the rings of Saturn or of other planets, especially when viewed from the earth or from spacecraft under certain conditions, when they look like two handles.
ansa an·sa (ān’sə)
n. pl. an·sae (-sē)
An anatomical structure shaped like a loop or an arc.
the first inhabitants of Medina to accept Islam. any of those who helped Muhammad after he began his preaching. Contemporary Examples Similarly, whether other groups like Ansar al-Sharia in Benghazi can be considered part of al Qaeda is a factual question. Obama’s Kobe Bryant-Al Qaeda Flap Daveed Gartenstein-Ross January 21, 2014 Some local media also […]
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having a handle or handlelike part. adjective having a handle or handle-like part ansate an·sate (ān’sāt’) adj. Ansiform.
direct or immediate intuition or perception of sense data with little or no rational interpretation. Historical Examples The psychological distinction between the three forms is that sensuous perception (Anschauung) 3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2 Various Intuition (Anschauung) as used by Kant, is external or internal. The Aesthetical Essays Friedrich Schiller Fichte’s […]