noun, Roman Catholic Church.
the spiritual presentation of a good work to another person.
(RC Church) a collection of private devotional acts and prayers chosen and performed by one person for the benefit of another
- Spiritual incest
noun (RC Church) 1. marriage or a sexual relationship between persons related by spiritual affinity or with a person under a solemn vow of chastity 2. the holding of two benefices by the same priest or bishop
[spir-i-choo-uh-liz-uh m] /ˈspɪr ɪ tʃu əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. the belief or doctrine that the spirits of the dead, surviving after the mortal life, can and do communicate with the living, especially through a person (a medium) particularly susceptible to their influence. 2. the practices or phenomena associated with this belief. 3. the belief that […]
noun 1. Disparaging and Offensive. a woman still unmarried beyond the usual age of marrying. 2. Chiefly Law. a woman who has never married. 3. a woman whose occupation is spinning. noun 1. an unmarried woman regarded as being beyond the age of marriage 2. (law) (in legal documents) a woman who has never married […]
- Spin stabilization
noun 1. a technique by which a bullet, rocket, etc, is made to spin around its longitudinal axis to assist it in maintaining a steady flight path