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culmen

(ˈkʌlmən)
n, pl culmina
1. the summit
2. the external ridge on the upper mandible of a bird's bill
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Ce culmen, ce pinacle du football europeen, mondial par ses stars, son budget et son niveau technique, se jouera egalement sur la main courante entre Allegri et Enrique, deux coaches tres contestes a leur arrivee a Turin et Barcelone.
9-10), and that liturgy has its role in the Church as a theologia prima as locus theologicus, and as culmen et fons.
Esta es una tradicion llena de erotismo y frivolidad pero que tambien ilustra la corriente estetica predominante en la poesia rococo, cuyo objetivo no es desvelar realidades ocultas--como el arte de Goya o de Quevedo--sino acentuar el disfrute de los espectadores mediante la creacion de escenas de ilusion perfecta en las que la imaginacion puede perderse en un espejismo, en un simulacro tan agradable como el que podemos presenciar en "La toilette" (1742) y "La toilette de Venus" (1751)--ambos de Francois Boucher--y en "La toilette" (1717) de Jean-Antoine Watteau, donde el acto femenino de arreglarse es erigido en culmen y, sobre todo, en metafora, de la expresion artistica.
What has been less well explored is the possible astral-terrestrial correspondence between the archaic kingship in the Bronze Age and the north-pole (beiji [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) or "Northern Culmen," whose unique characteristics and powerful associations as the pivot of the heavens led to its becoming the celestial archetype of the cosmically empowered Chinese monarch.
The theology of the liturgy thus begins to stand forth grandly with what Pius XII's encyclical Mediator Dei of 1947 calls the culmen et fons (summit and source) of the liturgy, namely the Eucharistic celebration.
CUTLAS : COTMAN SUCLAT : SOCMAN CURPIN : CARBID BOGMEN : BUGLES BOGMEN : BUGLET LAMBED : LUMPEN BADGER : BUDLET COLIES : CULMEN METHOD : MATRON SUNLIT : SANGIR TUBMAN : TOBIAS CAPRIN : CUPRID
Measurements of mass, tarsus length, the length of the right outer primary feather, the length of the right outer rectrix feather, and the length of the culmen were made when the nestlings were 6 and 12 days of age.
Mirificus omnino progressus et per quem iis quae diximus additamentis animus noster paulatim ex molestissimo corporis carcere se subtrahens et ad supera erectus ex infima materiae faece ad divinitatis usque culmen ascendit.
The bill is fairly long, about the same length as the head; the culmen is curved.
Trans mare, trans Alpes, trans culmen itura Pyrenes,
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Individuals captured had their main measurements (wing flattened, tail, tarsus, culmen and bill length, distal axes to nostril, and body mass) taken based on Eck et al.