praxis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n praxis translating an idea into action "a hard theory to put into practice","differences between theory and praxis of communism"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Praxis An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.
    • Praxis Use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a specific purpose or object. "The praxis and theory of music."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n praxis Use; practice; especially, practice or discipline for a specific purpose, as the acquisition of a specific art.
    • n praxis An example or a collection of examples for practice; a representative specimen; a model.
    • n praxis [capitalized] [NL.] In zoology: A genus of lepidopterous insects of the family Noctuidæ, erected for two handsome Australian species.
    • n praxis A genus of mollusks.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Praxis praks′is practice: an example or a collection of examples for exercise: a specimen
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to do. See Practice
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. praxein, to do.

Usage

In literature:

She softly arose, got a light, and fetched a Chess Praxis from the library.
"A Pair of Blue Eyes" by Thomas Hardy
Associated Words: exemplify, exemplification, exemplary, praxis.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Die Praxis des Kindergartens.
"Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel" by Friedrich Froebel
Adjecta est Praxis Analytica and P. Rami vita.
"Life of John Milton" by Richard Garnett
On the Praxis see Cyprian ep.
"History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
In what was called praxis or practice, the young Goethe was placed in a "circumlocution office" like Weslar.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 7 of 8"
They are interdependent, and rule the ancient order of gnosis and praxis.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
The natural desires were symbolised in Aphrodite Praxis, Kallipugos, or Pandemos.
"A Problem in Greek Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
Praxis Pietatis Melica, 86.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
There were eleven, Praxis being among them.
"Miser Farebrother (vol 2 of 3)" by Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
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In news:

Praxis Engineering software engineer Billy Johns works in the company's product lab near Fort Meade.
Praxis , a company specializing in centralized patient recruitment for clinical research studies, appointed Chris Layfield as director of marketing.
Developments of the past several weeks concerning the seven Belgrade " Praxis " philosophers deserve quick notice.
The plight of the Belgrade professors, members of the highly regarded Yugoslav Praxis group, is already quite well known in this country.
In part four of our series investigating concepts of self, philosopher and clinical psychologist Brent Slife discusses some of his pivotal premises for psychotherapeutic praxis.
NEW YORK, June 27 (Praxis Press) Heparins have been shown to be effective and safe in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis , but the use of this treatment on an outpatient versus an inpatient basis has not been compared.
Marit Cole (left) and Brian Burke of Praxis Capital inspect a foreclosed home the firm bought for $182,000 and is rehabbing to rent out for $1,950 a month.
NEW YORK, June 27 (Praxis Press) Circulating homocysteine levels can be used to predict survival in patients with stable coronary artery disease.
Educational advocates said they were surprised to hear that people would cheat on the Praxis exams, adding that the three states where fraud is said to have taken place set low bars for passing.
Praxis Engineering Technologies Inc. ( Sam Segal, Baltimore Sun / November 29, 2012 ).
Praxis Engineering Technologies Inc.'s Quentin Smith, Ryan Clark and Ross Hecox atend Baltimore's Top Workplaces awards.
Praxis' Harris: Gold Is a Fiat Currency Story.
Embria Health Sciences and Praxis Nutri-Pharma have announced that Health Canada has formally approved a new natural health product containing the immune health ingredient EpiCor for the Canadian market.
The only thing faster than Praxis' new high-speed tablet line is the company's expansion into vertically integrated pharma packaging.
Praxis 3 and the state-supported entry year program have been discontinued, and beginning Fall 2011, all newly licensed teachers must participate in the Resident Educator Program in order to advance to professional licensure.
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In science:

Large-scale structure in the universe Wiley-Praxis, Chichester 1998.
Quantifying galactic clustering and departures from randomness of the inter-galactic void probability function using information geometry
The calculations were performed on the Hitachi SR2100 located at the University of Cambridge High Performance Computing Facility. C A da Silva Santos wishes to thank JNICT-Progama PRAXIS XXI for financial support under grant BD/3126/94.
Effective drift and diffusivity in non-Gaussian random gradient flows
Space & Robotics Conference, March 2001, Albuqerque, N Mexico, USA. Ellery. A. (2000). An Introduction to Space Robotics, Springer-Praxis Publishers, ISBN 1-85233-164-X, Chichester, UK Longman, R., Lindberg, R., & Zedd, M. (1987).
Space Robotics Part 2: Space-based Manipulators
Hence, in praxis one will have to develop and rely on approximation schemes.
Loop Quantum Gravity: An Inside View
Leclercq, De l’importance d’ ˆetre une cons tante (Dunod, Paris, 2005); – translated as The natural laws of the universe - understanding fundamental constants (Praxis, 2008). J.-P.
Fundamental constants and tests of general relativity - Theoretical and cosmological considerations
In the phenomenological praxis of heavy ion collisions, one largely bypasses the issue of factorization.
Jet Quenching in Heavy Ion Collisions
Both avenues have been explored in the praxis.
Jet Quenching in Heavy Ion Collisions
PDS acknowledges partial support in the form of a PRAXIS XXI Fellowship. ∗ On leave of absence from Departamento de F´ısica, Instituto Superior T´ecnico, Av.
Instabilities of the Hubbard chain in a magnetic field
The difference is, however, not dramatic in praxis because very few calls are ever exercised before the last few days of their life, since an early exercise means giving away the remaining time value on the call.
Option Pricing from Path Integral for Non-Gaussian Fluctuations. Natural Martingale and Application to Truncated L\'evy Distributions
We have truncated, according to the common praxis, the OPE at order 3.
Impact of the QCD four-quark condensate on in-medium spectral changes of light vector mesons
Finally, our evaluation might have a value beyond its immediate results. We think that choosing an explicit, praxis-based standard for evaluating evaluation can help distinguish between the multitudes of available metrics.
Predicting User Preferences
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