[muhn-dl-uh] /ˈmʌn dl ə/
Oriental Art. a schematized representation of the cosmos, chiefly characterized by a concentric configuration of geometric shapes, each of which contains an image of a deity or an attribute of a deity.
(in Jungian psychology) a symbol representing the effort to reunify the self.
(Hindu & Buddhist art) any of various designs symbolizing the universe, usually circular
(psychol) such a symbol expressing a person’s striving for unity of the self
magic circle, 1859, from Sanskrit mandala “disc, circle.”
A system based on Concurrent Prolog, developed at ICOT, Japan.
[“Mandala: A Logic Based Knowledge Programming System”, K. Furukawa et al, Intl Conf 5th Gen Comp Sys 1984].
[man-dl-ey, man-dl-ey] /ˈmæn dlˌeɪ, ˌmæn dlˈeɪ/ noun 1. a city in central Burma (Myanmar), on the Irrawaddy River: the former capital of Upper Burma. /ˌmændəˈleɪ/ noun 1. a city in central Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy River: the second largest city in the country and former capital of Burma and of Upper Burma; Buddhist religious centre. […]
[man-dey-muh s] /mænˈdeɪ məs/ Law. noun, plural mandamuses. 1. a writ from a superior court to an inferior court or to an officer, corporation, etc., commanding that a specified thing be done. verb (used with object) 2. to intimidate or serve with such writ. /mænˈdeɪməs/ noun (pl) -muses 1. (law) formerly a writ from, now […]
[man-dan, -duh n] /ˈmæn dæn, -dən/ noun 1. a member of a Siouan people of North Dakota. 2. the Siouan language of the Mandan Indians. [man-duh n] /ˈmæn dən/ noun 1. a city in S North Dakota, near Bismarck.
[man-duh-rin] /ˈmæn də rɪn/ noun 1. (in the Chinese Empire) a member of any of the nine ranks of public officials, each distinguished by a particular kind of button worn on the cap. 2. (initial capital letter) the standard Chinese language. 3. (initial capital letter) a northern Chinese dialect, especially as spoken in and around […]