Geology. the point on the surface of the earth diametrically opposite the epicenter of an earthquake.
Astronomy. the point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the galactic .
the act or practice of . the office or power of a . the time during which a censor holds office. the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor. Contemporary Examples So this startling move towards Internet censorship should come as no surprise. The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules […]
a centralizing system; centralization. Historical Examples There is no promise of permanency, even less of stable hierarchies and centralism. The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin They are an expression of accepted hierarchy and centralism to the degree that these could be rendered relative as need required. The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin centralism, to be […]
the act or fact of centralizing; fact of being centralized. the concentration of administrative power in a central government, authority, etc. Chiefly Sociology. a process whereby social groups and institutions become increasingly dependent on a group or institution. concentration of control or power in a few individuals. Contemporary Examples He predicts that “the concentration and […]
of, relating to, or characterized by ; formal; ritual: a ceremonial occasion. used in or in connection with : ceremonial robes. a system of ceremonies, rites, or formalities prescribed for or observed on any particular occasion; a rite. Roman Catholic Church. the order for rites and . a book containing it. formal behavior found at, […]