benefic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj benefic exerting a favorable or beneficent influence "a benefic star","a benefic force"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Benefic Favorable; beneficent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • benefic Beneficent.
    • benefic In astrology, of good or favorable influence.
    • n benefic In astrology, a favorable planet; Jupiter or Venus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Benefic of good influence astrologically: beneficent, kindly
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. beneficus,. See Benefice
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. beneficium.

Usage

In literature:

Having a contempt for curates, whom he always called understrappers, he was resolved to be buried by a beneficed clergyman.
"Middlemarch" by George Eliot
Samuel Gardner, a beneficed clergyman of the Established Church, is over 50.
"Mrs. Warren's Profession" by George Bernard Shaw
No young divine, new beneficed, can be More pert, more proud, more positive than he.
"Essay on Man Moral Essays and Satires" by Alexander Pope
How terrible would it be if a beneficed clergyman in the diocese should really be found guilty of theft by a jury from the city!
"The Last Chronicle of Barset" by Anthony Trollope
Why, he gave L3 for her likeness, 'cause of her Benefics!
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Septimus Harding was a beneficed clergyman residing in the cathedral town of Barchester.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII" by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
After the other canons, beneficed clergymen, etc.
"The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome" by Charles Michael Baggs
The two persons who knew me best at that time are still alive, beneficed clergymen, no longer my friends.
"Apologia pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Newman
Noblemen and beneficed clergy are to pay double.
"Life in the Medieval University" by Robert S. Rait
The two persons who knew me best at that time are still alive, beneficed clergymen, no longer my friends.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
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In science:

We review the application of a duality-symmetric approach to gravity and supergravity with emphasizing benef its and disadvantages of the formulation.
Duality-Symmetric Approach to General Relativity and Supergravity
The f irst duality-symmetric formulation of D = 4 Maxwell theory with two gauge potentials was proposed in [109]. A benef it of the approaches [109] and is having the manifest duality symmetry.
Duality-Symmetric Approach to General Relativity and Supergravity
The construction of higher dimensional SUSY QHE may be benef icial to the understanding of higher dimensional fuzzy super geometries, in particular classical solutions of supermatrix models.
SUSY Quantum Hall Effect on Non-Anti-Commutative Geometry
With these observations, we measure the value of a keyword by beneļ¬t and cost. benef it(k ; q) is the total ranking score of the results eliminated in U by adding k to q , and cost(k ; q) is the total score of the results eliminated in C by adding k to q .
Query Expansion Based on Clustered Results
Thus benef it(k ; q) = S (R(q) \ U \ E (k)) cost(k; q) = S (R(q) \ C \ E (k)) where E (k) is the set of results that do not have keyword k (hence will not be retrieved by any query that contains k).
Query Expansion Based on Clustered Results
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