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au·ra

 (ôr′ə)
n. pl. au·ras or au·rae (ôr′ē)
1. An invisible emanation or field of energy believed to radiate from a person or object.
2. A distinctive but intangible quality that seems to surround a person or thing; an atmosphere: An aura of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters.
3. Medicine A sensation, as of a cold breeze or a bright light, that precedes the onset of certain disorders, such as an epileptic seizure or an attack of migraine.

[Middle English, gentle breeze, from Latin, from Greek aurā, breath; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

aura

(ˈɔːrə)
n, pl auras or aurae (ˈɔːriː)
1. a distinctive air or quality considered to be characteristic of a person or thing
2. any invisible emanation, such as a scent or odour
3. (Pathology) pathol strange sensations, such as noises in the ears or flashes of light, that immediately precede an attack, esp of epilepsy
4. (Alternative Belief Systems) (in parapsychology) an invisible emanation produced by and surrounding a person or object: alleged to be discernible by individuals of supernormal sensibility
[C18: via Latin from Greek: breeze]

au•ra

(ˈɔr ə)

n., pl. au•ras, for 3, au•rae (ˈɔr i)
1. a distinctive and pervasive quality or character; air; atmosphere: an aura of respectability.
2. a light or radiance claimed to emanate from the body and to be visible to certain individuals with psychic or spiritual powers.
3. a sensation, as of a glowing light or an aroma, preceding an attack of migraine or epilepsy.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin < Greek: breath (of air)]

aura

1. The pulsating field of energy which surrounds living things.
2. An energy field perceived as surrounding the human body which aura analysts describe as a cloud of light that radiates from a person, rather like the phosphorescence of some sea creatures.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aura - a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizureaura - a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
2.aura - an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saintaura - an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
lightness, light - the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"
3.aura - a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thingaura - a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
mystique - an aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing
note - a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
vibe, vibration - a distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively; "that place gave me bad vibrations"; "it gave me a nostalgic vibe"

aura

noun air, feeling, feel, quality, atmosphere, tone, suggestion, mood, scent, aroma, odour, ambience, vibes (slang), vibrations (slang), emanation She had an aura of authority.

aura

noun
A general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic:
Translations
جَو ، شُعور مُمَيَّز
aura
auraudstråling
aura
aura
blær, ára
オーラ
aureolė
auragaisotnestarojums
aureola

aura

[ˈɔːrə] N (auras, aurae (pl)) [ˈɔːriː] (= atmosphere) → aura f, halo m (Rel) → aureola f
a mystic auraun halo místico
an aura of doomun halo fatídico

aura

[ˈɔːrə] n (= air, appearance) → aura f
an aura of sth → une aura de qch

aura

nAura f (geh), → Fluidum nt (geh); he has an aura of saintliness about himihn umgibt eine Aura der Heiligkeit (geh), → er steht im Nimbus der Heiligkeit; she has an aura of mystery about hereine geheimnisvolle Aura (geh)or ein geheimnisvoller Nimbus umgibt sie; an aura of sophisticationein Flair ntvon Kultiviertheit; he has an aura of calmer strömt or strahlt Ruhe aus; it gives the hotel an aura of respectabilityes verleiht dem Hotel einen Anstrich von Seriosität

aura

[ˈɔːrə] naura

aura

(ˈoːrə) noun
a particular feeling or atmosphere. An aura of mystery surrounded her.

au·ra

n. aura, síntoma premonitorio de un ataque epiléptico.

aura

n aura
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Monsieur le Vicomte," said Louise, with her quiet grace and ingenuous smile, "I have the honour to present to you Mademoiselle Aure de Montalais, maid of honor to her royal highness Madame, and moreover my friend -- my excellent friend.
Alberto Tolentino, 59, had a heart attack when a light tornado hit his home in Luzon's San Miguel, Calumpit, where Aure passed before making its second landfall in Aurora, said Ronaldo Flores, officer in charge of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Later I came to India with Mijati and through him I met Pandit Shivkumar ji and I have been learning Santoor from Panditji in Mumbai," Aure said.
Cesaire exploits this notion to the fullest, and her descriptions of the regions in which Aure and Hermance have spent their lives echo their life experiences and self-images.
Aure OF, Nilsen JH and Vasseljen O (2003): Manual therapy and exercise therapy in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized, controlled trial with 1-year follow-up.
Amidst confusion and the "fog of war," they were ordered to move west and advance inland near the Vierville draw and take the town of Isigny, located at the confluence of the Vire and Aure Rivers.
Other guests included Lily Cole, Mary-Kate Olsen, Aure Atika, Ludivine Sagnier, Ellen von Umverth, Joey Starr and Julie Depardieu.
54) Sambuco, a3-3v: "Sit quamvis elegans, purus, et politus Terentius: Plautum tamen vere comicum esse dicemus: siquidem quid sit comoediam scribere, aut fabulam dare, non modo digitis & aure, verum multo magis recta ratione callemus.
Est inquam viva quaedam historia (realis, moralisve) quae egregia illustrium Virorum representat facinora; ut, dum videmus oculis, et aure audimus, quae alii gloriose fecerint, eorum exemplo ad virtutum prosequutionem, et exercitium accendamur, illosque in actibus gloriosis imitemur.
Castres: RT eulet; J-B Peyras Loustalet, FTuilagi, L Marticorena, TBC; Y Delaigue, M Barrau; C Hoef t, R Vigneaux, K Meeuws, F Capo Ortega, L Nallet, J Puricelli, P Volley, F F aure.
Starring: Romain Duris, Niels Arestrup, Linh-Dan Pham, Aure Atika.
Performance on the American beaches improved rapidly as a more favorable tactical situation developed and, by 11 June 1944, all of the area up to the Aure River was under V Corps control.