Buddhism. the process of coming into existence as a differentiated, mortal creature.
Compare nirvana (def 1).
Hinduism. the endless series of births, deaths, and rebirths to which all beings are subject.
Compare nirvana (def 2).
(Hinduism) the endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
(Buddhism) the transmigration or rebirth of a person
noun 1. a Chinese liqueur distilled from millet or rice. noun 1. an alcoholic drink from China that is made from fermented rice and resembles sake
noun 1. a judge and prophet of Israel. I Sam. 1–3; 8–15. 2. either of two books of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: I Sam., II Sam. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “name of God.”. noun (Old Testament) 1. a Hebrew prophet, seer, and judge, who anointed the first […]
- Samuel barber
noun 1. Samuel, 1910–81, U.S. composer. noun 1. a person whose business is cutting men’s hair and shaving or trimming beards verb (transitive) 2. to cut the hair of 3. to shave or trim the beard of noun 1. Samuel. 1910–81, US composer: his works include an Adagio for Strings, adapted from the second movement […]
- Samuel colt
noun 1. Samuel, 1814–62, U.S. inventor of the Colt revolver. noun 1. a male horse or pony under the age of four 2. an awkward or inexperienced young person 3. (sport) a young and inexperienced player a member of a junior team noun 1. trademark a type of revolver, pistol, etc