altar platform

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Англо-русский словарь технических терминов. 2005.

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  • platform —   Kahua, haka, paepae.    ♦ To build a platform, ho opaepae.    ♦ Altar platform, haka lele.    ♦ Platform between canoes of a double canoes, pola.    ♦ Platform for drying fish, hakakū.    ♦ Speaker s platform, āwai.    ♦ Political platform,… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • altar —   Kuahu, lele, lele ho okau, ahu, kū ula, ahupua a, ni o, unu, unu kupukupu.   Also: hāunu kupukupu, ho ouluulu lei, hūlili, kua aha, hanoalewa, ka ānani au, uhe.    ♦ Altar platform, haka lele …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Altar Steps — • The number of steps leading up to the high altar is for symbolical reasons uneven; usually three, five, or seven, including the upper platform Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Altar Steps     Altar Steps …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • altar — [ôl′tər] n. [ME alter < OE altare & OFr alter; both < L altare, high altar < altus, high: see ALTITUDE] 1. a place, esp. a raised platform, where sacrifices or offerings are made to a god, an ancestor, etc. 2. a table, stand, etc. used… …   English World dictionary

  • Altar (Catholicism) — High altar of St. Michael s Church, Munich. In the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church, the altar is where the Sacrifice of the Mass is offered. Mass may sometimes be celebrated outside a sacred place, but never without an altar, or at least an… …   Wikipedia

  • altar — /awl teuhr/, n. 1. an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc. 2. Eccles. See communion table. 3. (cap.) Astron. the constellation Ara …   Universalium

  • altar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. communion or Lord s table; shrine. See temple. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. altar table, Communion table, shrine, chantry, tabernacle, baptismal font, reredos, sacrificial stone, platform, elevation for… …   English dictionary for students

  • altar —    In the Christian tradition, this word (seemingly derived from the Latin altus, meaning high, as an altar is usually a raised platform or table, where gifts are offered to God or where sacrifices are made) refers to the table used for the… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • altar — al•tar [[t]ˈɔl tər[/t]] n. 1) an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc 2) rel communion table • lead to the altar Etymology: bef.… …   From formal English to slang

  • altar — n 1. sacrificial table, elevated structure, platform, mound; AllEccles.Lord s table, holy table, communion table, God s board. 2. shrine, inner shrine, reliquary, adytum; sacred or holy place, sanctuary, holy of holies, sanctum sanctorum, inner… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • altar — A raised platform or table used in religious services, especially in the portrayal of sacraments …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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