Definition of Ostension

1. n. The showing of the sacrament on the altar in order that it may receive the adoration of the communicants.



Definition of Ostension

1. Noun. (philosophy) The act of ostending, of presenting an ostensive definition ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) An act of showing or demonstrating ¹

3. Noun. The showing of the sacrament on the altar in order that it may receive the adoration of the communicants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ostension

1. The showing of the sacrament on the altar in order that it may receive the adoration of the communicants. Origin: L. Ostensio a showing: cf. F. Ostension. See Ostend. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostension

osteitis fibrosa circumscripta
osteitis fibrosa cystica
osteitis fibrosa disseminata
osteler
ostembryon
ostemia
ostempyesis
ostend
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ostensibility
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ostensibly
ostension (current term)
ostensions
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ostensoria
ostensories
ostensorium
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ostent
ostentate
ostentation
ostentations
ostentatious

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