Preces

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Preces prē′sez the alternate responsive petitions, as the versicles and suffrages, between the clergyman and the congregation in liturgical worship.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., pl. of prex, a prayer.

Usage

In literature:

A commonplace series of Preces dia, with miniatures, were first sold off at mediocre prices.
"The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard" by Anatole France
Recuperavit enim prece, quod amisit in acie.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Fata inrevocabiliter ius suum peragunt nec ulla commoventur prece.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
Plebs Hebraea tibi cum palmis obvia venit: Cum prece, voto, hymnis, adsumus ecce tibi.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
Hinc tu qui transis, senex, medius, puer, an sis, Pro me funde preces, quia sic mihi sit venie spes.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
Licetne recitare supra sponsos preces seu orationes in missali positas post orationem Dominicam et Ite missa est?
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, June 1865" by Various
Tibi supplicat ipsa, Ipsa tibi facit ara preces.
"The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw, Volume II (of 2)" by Richard Crashaw
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In poetry:

Degli anni all'onere--curva lasciava,
O qualche timida--prece d'amore
Che su virginee--labbra mandava
L'ansia del cuore.--
"Il Secolo Di Pericle" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Emotional/ psychological abuse, threats and controlling behavior are even more common and most often preceed physical violence.
YOU WILL FIND THESE TWO BELONG TOGETHER--SUFFERING AND SATISFACTION SUFFERING ALWAYS PRECEEDS SATISFACTION .
YOU WILL FIND THESE TWO BELONG TOGETHER-- SUFFERING AND SATISFACTION SUFFERING ALWAYS PRECEEDS SATISFACTION.
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In science:

In our preced ing paper we presented conditional expressions (CEs) that make it possib le to automatically find zero-values for b lurs convolved in the image.
Simple method to eliminate blur based on Lane and Bates algorithm
Then, before the assignment Gk (xk ) := f (k , xk ) happens which just preceds C being enqueued, val(cid:96)−1 (C ) = ⊥ and val(cid:96)+2 (C ) = ⊥.
Equivalence of the Random Oracle Model and the Ideal Cipher Model, Revisited
The B0 field is typically on the order of 10 Tesla, resulting in prece ssion frequencies ω0 of a few hundred MHz, which is in the radio-frequency range .
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
Although VLBA images of these transient ejecta by Dhawan et al. (2000) have shown that they are in fact connical jets, the model first developed for AGN is a good first approximation, and allows to demonstrate that the infared flares that preceed the radio flares are synchrotron, rather than thermal emission.
Microquasars as sources of high energy phenomena
The coding sequence is preceeded and followed by a start codon AUG and a stop codon UAA, respectively. A 5’-UTR preceeds the start codon; this UTR is required for assembling the ribosome and for stabilizing the pre-initiation complex.
Template-directed biopolymerization: tape-copying Turing machines
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