excalation ex·ca·la·tion (ěk’skə-lā’shən)
The absence, suppression, or failure to develop one member of a series, such as a finger or vertebra.
1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . 5. . 1. . abbreviation 1. Excellency 1. excellent 2. except 3. exception 4. excision Excellency
[ek-skal-uh-ber] /ɛkˈskæl ə bər/ noun, Arthurian Romance. 1. the magic sword of King Arthur. /ɛkˈskælɪbə/ noun 1. (in Arthurian legend) the magic sword of King Arthur n. King Arthur’s sword, c.1300, from Old French Escalibor, corruption of Caliburn, in Geoffrey of Monmouth (c.1140) Caliburnus, apparently from Welsh Caledvwlch probably a variant of the legendary Irish […]
[eks-kahr-dn-ey-shuh n] /ɛksˌkɑr dnˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the transfer of a cleric from the jurisdiction of one bishop to that of another.
[eks kuh-thee-druh, kath-i-druh] /ˈɛks kəˈθi drə, ˈkæθ ɪ drə/ adjective, adverb 1. from the seat of authority; with authority: used especially of those pronouncements of the pope that are considered infallible. /ɛks kəˈθiːdrə/ adjective, adverb 1. with authority 2. (RC Church) (of doctrines of faith or morals) defined by the pope as infallibly true, to […]