sabbatic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sabbatic of or relating to the Sabbath "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sabbatic Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sabbatic Of, pertaining to, or resembling the Sabbath (Jewish or Christian); characteristic of or befitting the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sabbatic pertaining to, or resembling, the Sabbath: enjoying or bringing rest
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. : cf. F. sabbatique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. Sabbatum, gener. in pl. Sabbata—Gr. Sabbaton—Heb. Shabbāth, rest.

Usage

In literature:

The women were hushed up and Randy was given an immediate sabbatical of indefinite length.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
Edna was struck by the benevolent appearance of an elderly spectator in a silk hat and Sabbatical garments.
"The War in the Air" by Herbert George Wells
It was upon this peaceful and almost Sabbatical group that a disturbing element entered in the shape of Mr. Fane-Smith.
"We Two" by Edna Lyall
Has this principle any reference to the sabbatical ordinance?
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
What in the name of the Sabbat does she want with La Corriveau?
"The Golden Dog" by William Kirby
The travelers were unable, indeed, to awaken into any feeling of Sabbatical straitness.
"Baddeck and That Sort of Thing" by Charles Dudley Warner
Besides, it's your Sabbatical year, and you, could send back a lot of stuff for the magazine.
"The March Family Trilogy, Complete" by William Dean Howells
Well, that's a decent Sabbatical hour.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, Issue 266, July 28, 1827" by Various
A carpet of needles hushed Siner's footfalls and spread a Sabbatical silence through the grove.
"Birthright" by T.S. Stribling
The absent committee was composed of Ben Adi, Abdallah Ben Sabbat and Rasula, the Aratat lawyer.
"The Man From Brodney's" by George Barr McCutcheon
The street, in the Sabbatic sunshine, was as calm as at midnight.
"The Price of Love" by Arnold Bennett
I have heard tell of sacrilegious priests, of a certain canon who has revived the sabbats of the Middle Ages.
"Là-bas" by J. K. Huysmans
It began on the tenth day of the seventh month and during it the soil was unfilled just as on the Sabbatical year.
"The Bible Book by Book" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
Miss Macrae, in sabbatical raiment, was fresher than a rose and gay as a lark.
"The Disentanglers" by Andrew Lang
With them from the confines of the Sabbat, magicians came.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
Finally, he dares the fiend to meet him at midnight at the great Witches' Sabbat, at the dread walnut-tree of Benevento.
"Legends of Florence Collected from the People, First Series" by Charles Godfrey Leland
NEW MOON OF SEVENTH OR SABBATICAL MONTH.
"The Christian Use of the Psalter" by A. R. Whitham
We had fallen into the hands of Sabbat, the freebooter, the terror of Anjou and Touraine.
"Joan of Arc" by Lucy Foster Madison
SABBATIC YEAR, The, Leviticus, 502-518; Jeremiah I., 347.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
He was at the Witches' Sabbat at Benevento.
"The Hill of Venus" by Nathan Gallizier
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In news:

However, when it came time for my sabbatical back in 2008, all I really wanted to do was nothing.
Schools chief academic officer taking a sabbatical .
Sabbatical set for University of Memphis' Faudree.
East Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — NBC33 News has confirmed the pastor of the Healing Place Church, Pastor Dino Rizzo, has taken a sabbatical leave.
Thomas going on sabbatical .
How Steve Jobs' Sabbatical Solidified Apple's Core.
The Scorpion's Honey: Sabbatical .
Sabbatical trip finds church ministering to younger crowd.
FASB Emerging Issues Task Force Addresses Sabbatical Leave .
Ryan Seacrest taking a year-long sabbatical from work NBC winning this season's primetime ratings race.
Frank Hamilton is on sabbatical leave.
Artist Craig Srebnik returns full force from sabbatical.
But Chris Tucker is far from the first comedian to take a sabbatical.
I was taking the trips as part of a sabbatical I received from.
A Sabbatical For The Land And Loans.
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In science:

Acknow ledgements: I would like to acknowledge National Astronomy Observatory of Japan and the Japan Society for Promotion of Science for hosting my sabbatical stay in Japan during which this article was completed.
Cosmic Explosions (Optical Transients)
Although Erich had received an invitation from Wald to visit Columbia during the 1949–1950 academic year, Erich had to postpone his visit to Columbia for the following year since Neyman took a sabbatical during the 1949–1950 academic year.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
This paper was developed as an introductory series of lectures that I gave to the beginning graduate students at Kyongpook National University, Daegu, Korea during a sabbatical semester from the University of South Alabama.
Classical Knot Theory
Some of this work was carried out at ICERM in Summer 2012, and some was carried out during my sabbatical in 2012-13.
The Octagonal PET II: The Topology of the Limit Sets
Kyprianou would like to thank FIM (Forschungsinstitut f ¨ur Mathematik) for supporting him during his sabbatical at ETH, Zurich. K.
Optimal dividends in the dual model under transaction costs
On sabbatic leave from the University of Pennsylvania.
New Gauge Bosons from String Models
SBY is also grateful to the DGES (Spain) for a sabbatical grant (No.
Subdiffusion-limited reactions
This work was completed during sabbatical (OSP) leave spent at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne and at SUNY Stony Brook.
An exact universal amplitude ratio for percolation
SBY is also grateful to the DGES (Spain) for a sabbatical grant (No.
Subdiffusion-limited single species reactions
LadHyX for their warm hospitality during his sabbatical stay.
Transient growth in Taylor-Couette flow
The second author thanks Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Richmond for the opportunity to spend part of his sabbatical in March 2004.
Amorphic association schemes with negative Latin square type graphs
I am grateful for the support I received from RCNP (Osaka University) and Kyoto University during my sabbatical in Japan.
Workshop Summary: Experiment
The author thanks scranton University for providing him the facilities during his Sabbatical leave, that helped him to conduct this research.
Analytical Solution For Navier-Stokes Equations In Two Dimensions For Laminar Incompressible Flow
This research took place when the second named author was on sabbatical leave.
A duality theorem for generalized local cohomology
Part of this research was done while this author was on sabbatical at CWI.
Collapsing and Separating Completeness Notions under Average-Case and Worst-Case Hypotheses
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