transubstantiation

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tran·sub·stan·ti·a·tion

 (trăn′səb-stăn′shē-ā′shən)
n.
1. Conversion of one substance into another.
2. In many Christian churches, the doctrine holding that the bread and wine of the Eucharist are transformed into the body and blood of Jesus, although their appearances remain the same.

tran′sub·stan′ti·a′tion·al·ist n.

transubstantiation

(ˌtrænsəbˌstænʃɪˈeɪʃən)
n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) (esp in Roman Catholic theology)
a. the doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
b. the mystical process by which this is believed to take place during consecration. Compare consubstantiation
2. a substantial change; transmutation
ˌtransubˌstantiˈationalist n

tran•sub•stan•ti•a•tion

(ˌtræn səbˌstæn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the changing of one substance into another.
2. (in the Eucharist) the conversion of the whole substance of the bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ, only the appearance of bread and wine remaining.

transubstantiation

the doctrine that the consecrated elements of the communion only appear as bread and wine, for they have been converted into the whole substance of the body and blood of Christ. Cf. consubstantiation, receptionism, virtualism. — transubstantiationalist, n.
See also: Theology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transubstantiation - the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharisttransubstantiation - the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
2.transubstantiation - an act that changes the form or character or substance of somethingtransubstantiation - an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
conversion - the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another

transubstantiation

noun
The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another:
Translations
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transubstantiation

[ˈtrænsəbˌstænʃɪˈeɪʃən] Ntransubstanciación f

transubstantiation

n (Rel) → Wandlung f, → Transsubstantiation f (spec)

transubstantiation

[ˈtrænsəbˌstænʃɪˈeɪʃn] n (Rel) → transustanziazione f
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