Levation

Related to Levation: elevation

Le`va´tion

    (lė`vā´shŭn)
n.1.The act of raising; elevation; upward motion, as that produced by the action of a levator muscle.
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[z.sub.H] is levation of pressure pipe and S = 2r, stroke length of the piston pump are shown in the Figs.
(10) Most of the English elevation or "Levation" verse-prayers that Rossell Hope Robbins identifies in his influential 1942 article were written in the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries, coinciding with a popular frenzy for viewing the elevation that peaked around 1400.
(11.) Rossell Hope Robbins, "Levation Prayers in Middle English Verse," Modern Philology A0.2 (Nov.
(12.) Robbins, "Levation Prayers," 139; Robbins, "Popular Prayers in Middle English Verse," Modern Philology 36.4 (May 1939): 337-350 (342-343) .
Devotions at the Levation, a sequence of prayers and instructions, called a 'salutation'.
This was their fourth match unbeaten in the league, and the established routine of winning at home and drawing away is a pattern which, if maintained, would probably secure automatic e levation.