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
Fundavere vias pacis; fortique relicta Re, superos sacris petierunt mentibus ambo.
"Aratra Pentelici, Seven Lectures on the Elements of Sculpture" by John Ruskin
Fundavere vias pacis; fortique relicta Re, superos sacris petierunt mentibus ambo.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
On the ritual north stands the gospel-ambo, of octagonal form, with a double flight of steps westwards and eastwards.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Lastly, the two ambos, or pulpits, survive in two senses.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
The names thus written were read from the ambo, in which the diptych was kept.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
That's why I decided then and there, Ambo, that Artemis should be my goddess, my own pet goddess; and I made up a prayer to her.
"The Book of Susan" by Lee Wilson Dodd
This last historian has made the parentage of John of Austria the subject of a particular discussion in the Revista de Ambos Mundos, No.
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott
The judge demanded whether it was by her own will that she had fled with Henri Ambos?
"Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected" by Anna Jameson
ARCADES AMBO (L.), Arcadians both, both alike.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Beside its sacred uses, the ambo of St. Sophia was {653} the scene of many a striking incident in Byzantine history.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
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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
Perez, Sahlmann y Sudarsky estudian dos esquemas de colapso en [170], llamados esquema colapso independiente y esquema de colapso newtoniano, ambos se describen a continuación.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
En el Capítulo 6 evaluamos conjuntamente dos sistemas inteligentes distintos: el Homo sapiens (los humanos) y un algoritmo de IA (nuevamente el Q-learning) y analizamos si los resultados obtenidos concuerdan con la diferencia real en inteligencia entre ambos sistemas.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
En ambos casos, el comportamiento para cualquier agente en estos entornos sería prácticamente el mismo, por lo que, no poseerán ninguna capacidad discriminativa y, por lo tanto, serán inútiles para discriminar entre agentes.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Si su comportamiento hace que ambos acaben en la misma celda, entonces uno (elegido aleatoriamente con la misma probabilidad) se mueve a la celda a la que pretendía llegar y el otro se mantiene en la celda en la que se encontraba anteriormente.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Si ` o a llegan a una celda en donde se encuentre π , la recompensa de la celda se mantiene a 0 mientras ambos ob jetos compartan la celda.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
En ambos casos se ejecuta la acción contraria para escapar de π .
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Hay que recordar que ambos ob jetos deben tener el mismo comportamiento, por lo que ambos comparten el mismo algoritmo de Markov.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Ambos son ob jetos, pero si el ob jeto es animado (es decir, tiene un comportamiento que le permite moverse a través del espacio) entonces es un agente.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
En ambos casos es necesaria una descripción del espacio para posteriormente construir su topología (celdas y acciones). A continuación vemos cómo se codifica esta descripción y el procedimiento que se sigue para su generación.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
En otras palabras, si la recompensa de una celda es de 0, 5 y dos agentes se sitúan en esa celda, entonces se les proporciona a ambos la recompensa de 0, 5.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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