fog caused by the movement of warm, moist air over a cold surface.
a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season. (usually initial capital letter) the coming of Christ into the world. (initial capital letter) the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas, observed in commemoration of the coming of Christ into the world. (usually initial capital letter) . the coming of Christ […]
- Advent calendar
noun (Brit) a large card with a brightly coloured sometimes tinselled design on it that contains small numbered doors for children to open on each of the days of Advent, revealing pictures beneath them Contemporary Examples I dropped the Obama advent calendar I had been examining and rushed gleefully toward the three clerks behind the […]
- Advent sunday
the first Sunday in Advent. noun the first of the four Sundays of Advent, and the one that falls nearest to November 30
Also called Second Adventist. a member of any of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Advent of Christ is imminent. of or relating to Adventists. Contemporary Examples The daughter of 7th Day Adventist missionaries, Heidi Nelson was raised with the expectation that she would do well. House of Cruz: the Making of Ted […]
the external covering of an organ or other structure, derived from connective tissue, especially the external covering of a blood vessel. Historical Examples The adventitia varies much in thickness, being better developed in the medium-sized than in the large arteries. Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield Up to the third decade there is only a […]