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n. Christianity
The relinquishment of some of the attributes of God by Jesus in becoming man and suffering death.

[Late Greek kenōsis, from Greek, an emptying, from kenoun, to empty, from kenos, empty.]

ke·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.


(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity Christ's voluntary renunciation of certain divine attributes, in order to identify himself with mankind (Philippians 2:6–7)
[C19: from Greek: an emptying, from kenoun to empty from kenos empty]
kenotic adj, n


(kɪˈnoʊ sɪs)

the doctrine that Christ relinquished His divine attributes so as to experience human suffering.
[1835–45; < Greek kénōsis an emptying, =kenō-, variant s. of kenoûn to empty out, drain, derivative of kenós empty + -sis -sis]
ke•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.
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CNOOC Limited has made an announcement on the firm s commencement of bitumen production from the new steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) facility - Kinosis 1A (K1A).
is installing three 10-km pipelines at the Long Lake Kinosis project, just south of Fort McMurray, two of which use thermal traced technology.
Each pipe consists of an outbound hot fluids, 16-inch pipe inside one 20-inch pipe used to transport fluids from Kinosis to Long Lake; one 12-inch pipe inside a 16-inch pipe that transports boiler feed water from Long Lake to Kinosis; and one standard oil pipe.
in relation to the creation, this unity and difference beyond oneness and multiplicity, fullness beyond stasis and ecstatic bliss beyond kinosis, is comprehended in a limited way, according to the dialectical movements of the perceiving spirit.
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