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descension

(dɪˈsɛnʃən)
n
1. the action of descending; descent
2. astronomy the setting (descent below the horizon) of a celestial body
3. astronomy the section of the sky which descends below the horizon along with a given celestial body

de•scen•sion

(dɪˈsɛn ʃən)

n.
1. (in astrology) the part of the zodiac in which the influence of a planet is weakest. Compare exaltation (def. 4).
2. descent.
[1350–1400; Middle English descensioun < Old French descension < Latin dēscēnsiō=dēscend(ere) to descend + -tiō -tion]
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Consequently, Spenser's ontological theory rests on a mystic experiencing of reality (mainly Christian, Occidental, but also with ramifications in gnosis and Oriental mystique), an experience of the paradox of infinite ascension versus indefinite descension (the latter anticipating the "gothic" dimension of reality such as interested many romantics like William Blake and Mary Shelley), the pre-formed patterning of human conscience versus the de-formed lack of conscience.
For me, it is evident that the economy has reached, or is about to reach, the peak of its growth cycle and the descension is a matter of time.
The Newcastle-based band launched Descension at a special showcase at The Northumberland Arms in Newcastle last Friday and were joined on stage by Leeds slacker popsters Syslak, gameboy punk enthusiast Euan Lynn, and Newcastle emo trio ThreadBear.
I think that the Irish have played such a huge part in music all over the world via migration and descension.
Realizada como una intervencion en sitio especifico, la pieza denominada Descension consiste en un gran remolino de movimiento violento e hipnotico que, acotado con un barandal, emerge del subsuelo succionando el agua del exterior.
At Aspinwall House--a sprawling, sea-facing nineteenth-century spice warehouse that was the biennial's main venue--audiences encountered Anish Kapoor's crowd-pleaser Descension, 2014, a slurping vortex of water, a primordial drain that threatened to pull us into its abyss.
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La cuestion concreta que habia provocado esta polemica, como tantas otras, fue una defensa de la <<verdadera descension de la Madre de Dios a esta Santa Iglesia [Catedral] de Toledo>>, pues en este momento, y como culminacion de una tradicion ya asentada documentalmente por el mismo Francisco de Pisa, se estaba entonces construyendo en dicho Templo Primado ese <<pequeno Escorial>> que era un santuario (capilla, ochavo, sacristia, patios, dependencias) construido en torno a la patrona toledana, la Virgen del Sagrario (83).
Y con esto concluyo y os doy la palabra, sugiriendo lo siguiente: lo sagrado, es decir, el sentido, aparece en Heidegger, en un primer momento, como una ascensionalidad apolinea, que nos recuerda a la ascension platonica, pero aqui luego hay como una retraccion porque asume la descension plutonica, pues Pluton simboliza el hades, la muerte y el destino.
Although hypospadias, the birth defect that involves an abnormally-placed urinary opening, and cryptorchidism, the lack of descension of one or both testes in the scrotal sac, are associated with a risk of developing testicular germ cell cancer, it was unclear whether all three were inheritable.
los articulos correspondientes a Adhil, Algol, Alhalor, Alhayat, Anjetenar, Astetion, baculo de Jacob, Colubramet, cosmico, Denebakcet, descension, ecuacion, Enef, Espiga de la Virgen, Nakis, precesion y Saturno.