surgery. a cone-shaped trephine designed to avoid penetration of the brain when incising the skull.
abarim regions beyond; i.e., on the east of jordan, a mountain, or rather a mountain-chain, over against jericho, to the east and south-east of the dead sea, in the land of moab. from “the top of pisgah”, i.e., mount nebo (q.v.), one of its summits, moses surveyed the promised land (deut. 3:27; 32:49), and there […]
- Abariringa island
. a coral atoll in the s pacific ocean, part of kiribati: largest of the phoenix islands. 3.5 sq. mi. (9 sq. km).
abarognosis abarognosis a·bar·og·no·sis (ā-bār’ŏg-nō’sĭs) n. loss of the ability to sense weight.
to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estimation; humble; degrade. archaic. to lower; put or bring down: he abased his head. verb (transitive) to humble or belittle (oneself, etc) to lower or reduce, as in rank or estimation n. early 15c., “embarr-ssment, dread, fear,” from abase + -ment. sense of “action of […]
(of a charge) lower on an escutcheon than is usual: a bend abased. to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estimation; humble; degrade. archaic. to lower; put or bring down: he abased his head. historical examples they creep round with huge burdens of stone bowing them down to the very dust and […]