ambo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ambo a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ambo A large pulpit or reading desk, in the early Christian churches.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ambo In early Christian churches and basilicas, a raised desk or pulpit from which certain parts of the service were read or chanted and sermons were preached. It was often an oblong inclosure with steps at both ends, and was generally richly decorated. It was very common to place two ambos in a church, from one of which was road the gospel, and from the other the epistle. A tall ornamented pillar for holding the paschal candle is sometimes associated with the ambo.
    • n ambo In anatomy, a circumferential fibrocartilage; a fibrocartilaginous ring surrounding an articular cavity, as the glenoid fossa of the scapula and the cotyloid fossa of the innominate bone. Also written ambon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ambo am′bō a kind of reading-desk or pulpit, which in early Christian churches was placed in the choir. The ambo had two ascents—one from the east, and the other from the west.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. ambo, Gr. , any rising, a raised stage, pulpit: cf. F. ambon,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. ambōn, a rising.

Usage

In literature:

Miseret me, inquit tympanista, qui non ambo tetigimus!
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne
They are 'Arcades ambo et cantare pares et respondere parati.
"Euthydemus" by Plato
Delicious nectar, for the taste; Ambo.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
Ambo told the parents of the young woman that he would restore her to life if they would pay him a reasonable sum of money.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
Ambo fortes et fortunati, Mars idem magisterii dominus juxta primam Leovitii regulam.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
The pulpit in the cathedral of Ravello is formed like an ambo of the antique type.
"Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3" by John Addington Symonds
Why are some men ambo-dexter, that is, they use the left hand as the right?
"The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher" by Anonymous
Ambo in the Capella Palatina, Palermo.
"The Brochure Series of Architectural Illustration, Vol. 1, 1895" by Various
Huic rursus circumvento auxilium dat Pullo, atque ambo incolumes, pluribus interfectis, summa cum laude intra munitiones se recipiunt.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
The ambo erected by Justinian at St Sophia was in part covered by ivory panels set into the marble.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
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In poetry:

I prithee stay. AMARIL. I must away;
Let's kiss first, then we'll sever;
AMBO And though we bid adieu to day,
We shall not part for ever.
"A Dialogue betwixt himself and Mistress Eliza Wheeler, under the name of Amarillis" by Robert Herrick
"Go home to your pigs and your ricks,
My hands of the matter I've rinsed."
So they take up their hats and their sticks, .
And EXEUNT AMBO, convinced.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Fortunati ambo, si quid mea carmina possunt,
Nulla dies nunquam memori vos eximet aevo,
Dum domus Aeneae Capitoli immobile saxum
Accolet, imperiumque pater romanus habebit.
"The Heroic Enthusiasts - Part The Second =First Dialogue.=" by Giordano Bruno

In news:

Iowa EMT Recalls Being Pinned by Fire Truck , Ambo.
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In science:

Asi, L es una cantidad real siempre que B y C no sean ambos comode-espacio.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Los tensores Eab y Hab son simétricos y sin traza, además que si ambos son cero, i.e.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Ambos problemas, el de planitud y el de horizonte, son resultado, de la desaceleración del Universo.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Consecuentemente los eventos P y Q diametralmente opuestos en el LSS, ahora comparten un conjunto de eventos en el pasado que pueden influenciar a ambos.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Ambos argumentos están basados en la linealidad de la evolución dictada por la ecuación de Schrödinger.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
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