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a.1.Having two fronts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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1[degrees] - 15[degrees] Chronopappus bifrons 1[degrees] - 10[degrees] (DC.
The highly unusual work is, in effect, a Janus bifrons of sorts that looks back to classical times and the Middle Ages with its allegorical psychomachy on the one hand, while on the other still remaining firmly grounded in its historical present of Counter Reformation Spain thematically, philosophically, and theologically.
Smits et al., "Dendritic cells in the pathogenesis and treatment of human diseases: a Janus Bifrons?," Immunotherapy, vol.
The two monuments--the ovoidal Prometheus and the sandglass-like Endless Column--were therefore conceived of, consciously or unconsciously, as representing, each one in turn, one of the two faces of Janus Bifrons, the past and the future.
Various morphological characteristics of the shell (mass, aspect ratio, and volume between the valves) and the adductor muscle (size, position, and attachment to the shell) were measured in six scallop species (Amusium balloti, Placopecten magellanicus, Equichlamys bifrons, Pectenfumatus, Mimachlamys asperrima, and Crassadoma gigantea) with distinct swimming strategies, as documented by measurements of muscle use during induced escape responses.
Kuhn [[dagger], [double dagger]] Tulasnella bifrons Bourdot & Galzin [[double dagger], NR] Tulasnella pinicola Bres.
As a schoolboy at Campbell School and Bifrons Secondary School in Barking, John was selected to play for Barking Schools and in 1960 was the star of the team that reached the quarter-finals of the English Schools Trophy.
To a philosopher or theologian who is reflecting upon it in search of an explanation, history in fact presents itself in a guise similar to the god Janus of Roman mythology, with two faces, one sad, the other smiling, one facing good and the expansion of being, the other facing evil, dissolution, destruction, non-being, historia anceps, bifrons. (46) For Marrou, who follows Augustine in this regard and attempts to arrive at an authentic interpretation of his thinking, a number of dualities occur in history deriving from the very nature of man: he is a sinner and he has been redeemed.
The word [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], a newly created form of the word [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], is enigmatic at first sight: whereas both a Janus bifrons and quadrifrons were known in antiquity, a Janus trifrons did not exist.