a person or thing that removes.
Law. the transfer of a case from one court to another, as by a writ of error.
(Acts 7:43; R.V., “Rephan”). In Amos 5:26 the Heb. Chiun (q.v.) is rendered by the LXX. “Rephan,” and this name is adopted by Luke in his narrative of the Acts. These names represent the star-god Saturn or Moloch.
noun 1. a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region. noun 1. an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia. Pop: 117 717 (2003 est)
noun 1. Ira, 1846–1927, U.S. chemist and educator.
- REM sleep
noun, Physiology. 1. a recurrent period of sleep, typically totaling about two hours a night, during which most dreaming occurs as the eyes move under closed lids and the skeletal muscles are deeply relaxed.