[pos-chuh-ley-ter] /ˈpɒs tʃəˌleɪ tər/
noun, Roman Catholic Church.
a priest who presents a plea for a beatification or the canonization of a beatus.
Compare (def 2).
(RC Church) a person, usually a priest, deputed to prepare and present a plea for the beatification or canonization of some deceased person
- Post up
verb in basketball, to establish a position in the frontcourt on one side or the other of the free throw lane, esp. used against smaller defenders
- Postural contraction
postural contraction n. The maintenance of muscular tension sufficient to maintain posture.
[pos-cher] /ˈpɒs tʃər/ noun 1. the relative disposition of the parts of something. 2. the position of the limbs or the carriage of the body as a whole: poor posture; a sitting posture. 3. an affected or unnatural attitude: He struck a comic posture. 4. a mental or spiritual attitude: His ideas reveal a defensive […]
noun 1. a therapy for clearing congested lungs by placing the patient in a position for drainage by gravity, often accompanied by percussion with hollowed hands. postural drainage n. A therapeutic technique for drainage, used in bronchiectasis and lung abscess, in which the patient is placed head downward so that the trachea is down and […]