a solemn ceremony, chiefly among reform and conservative jews, that is held in the synagogue on friday night or sat-rday morning to admit formally as an adult member of the jewish community a girl 12 to 13 years old.
the girl partic-p-ting in this ceremony.
to administer the ceremony of bat mitzvah to.
(sometimes not capitals) a variant of bat mitzvah
(of a jewish girl) having attained religious majority at the age of twelve
the date of, or, in some congregations, a ceremony marking, this event
the girl herself on that day
1950, literally “daughter of command;” a jewish girl who has reached age 12, the age of religious majority. extended to the ceremony held on occasion of this.
bat mitzvah [(baht, bahs mits-vuh)]
an important ceremony and social event in judaism marking the beginning of religious responsibility for jewish girls; it is the less frequently observed counterpart of the bar mitzvah. bat mitzvah is hebrew for “daughter of the commandment.”
a department in ne france. 1848 sq. mi. (4785 sq. km). capital: strasbourg. historical examples the people of this district have a less soft pr-nunciation than those of bas-rhin. musical myths and facts, volume i (of 2) carl engel the democratic idea grew and was represented chiefly by the courrier du bas-rhin which influenced public […]
of, at, or forming the base. forming a basis; fundamental; basic. physiology. indicating a standard low level of activity of an organism, as during total rest. of an amount required to maintain this level. medicine/medical. serving to induce a preliminary or light anesthesia prior to total anesthetization. historical examples fig. 71 shows a combination of […]
- Basal anaesthesia
noun preliminary and incomplete anaesthesia induced to prepare a surgical patient for total anaesthesia with another agent
- Basal body
a cylindrical organelle, within the cytoplasm of flagellated and ciliated cells, that contains microtubules and forms the base of a flagellum or cilium: identical in internal structure to a centriole. basal body n. a cellular organelle -ssociated with the formation of cilia and flagella and resembling the centriole in structure. also called basal granule.
- Basal anesthesia
basal anesthesia basal anesthesia n. parenteral administration of one or more sedatives to produce a state of depressed consciousness short of a general anesthesia.