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ca·non·i·cal

 (kə-nŏn′ĭ-kəl) also ca·non·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or required by canon law.
2. Of or appearing in the biblical canon.
3. Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
4. Of or belonging to a cathedral chapter.
5. Of or relating to a literary canon: a canonical writer like Keats.
6. Music Having the form of a canon.

ca·non′i·cal·ly adv.
can′on·ic′i·ty (kăn′ə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

canonical

(kəˈnɒnɪkəl) or

canonic

adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) belonging to or included in a canon of sacred or other officially recognized writings
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) belonging to or in conformity with canon law
3. according to recognized law; accepted
4. (Classical Music) music in the form of a canon
5. (Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to a cathedral chapter
caˈnonically adv

ca•non•i•cal

(kəˈnɒn ɪ kəl)

adj. Also, ca•non′ic.
1. pertaining to, established by, or conforming to a canon or canons.
2. included in the canon of the Bible.
3. authorized; recognized; accepted.
4. (of a mathematical equation, coordinate, etc.) in simplest or standard form.
n.
5. canonicals, garments prescribed by canon law for clergy when officiating.
[1150–1200; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin]
ca•non′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.canonical - appearing in a biblical canon; "a canonical book of the Christian New Testament"
2.canonical - of or relating to or required by canon law
3.canonical - reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern"
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
4.canonical - conforming to orthodox or recognized rules; "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis
orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"

canonical

adjective authorized, accepted, approved, recognized, sanctioned, orthodox, authoritative Caravaggio has finally attained canonical status as an artist.

canonical

adjective
Adhering to beliefs or practices approved by authority or tradition:
Translations
مُطابِقٌ للشَّرع الكَنَسي
kanonickýknežský
kanoniskkirkeretsligt
kánoni
í samræmi viî kirkjurétt
kanonický
kutsal olanlara ait

canonical

[kəˈnɒnɪkəl] ADJcanónico

canonical

adj
(Eccl) → kanonisch; canonical dressPriestergewand nt
(fig, = accepted) → anerkannt, rechtmäßig

canon

(ˈkӕnən) noun
1. a rule (especially of the church).
2. a clergyman belonging to a cathedral.
3. a list of saints.
4. a musical composition in which one part enters after another in imitation.
5. all the writings of an author that are accepted as genuine. the Shakespeare canon.
caˈnonical (-ˈno-) adjective
ˈcanonize, ˈcanonise verb
to place in the list of saints. Joan of Arc was canonized in 1920.
ˌcanoniˈzation, ˌcanoniˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
Thus, at sixteen years of age, the young clerk might have held his own, in mystical theology, against a father of the church; in canonical theology, against a father of the councils; in scholastic theology, against a doctor of Sorbonne.
His person had undergone a change, analogous to the change in his dress; his figure had grown rotund and, as it were, canonical. The striking points of his face were effaced; he had still a nose, but his cheeks, fattened out, each took a portion of it unto themselves; his chin had joined his throat; his eyes were swelled up with the puffiness of his cheeks; his hair, cut straight in holy guise, covered his forehead as far as his eyebrows.
Herbert perceiving put off his canonical coat, and helped the poor man to unload, and after to load his horse.
They sing the psalms of David, of which, as well as the other parts of the Holy Scriptures, they have a very exact translation in their own language; in which, though accounted canonical, the books of the Maccabees are omitted.
It may be the office has helped to cover some of his canonical irregularities.
Academies and minor edifices of learning meet the eye of the stranger at every few miles as be winds his way through this uneven territory, and places for the worship of God abound with that frequency which characterize a moral and reflecting people, and with that variety of exterior and canonical government which flows from unfettered liberty of conscience.
All day long, within the canonical hours, the door of Holchester House is perpetually opening to receive visitors.
If L has right coprime factorization [NM.sup.-1] if and only if L can be stabilized by some canonical controller.
We conducted three MANOVAs in PROC GLM with the CANONICAL option to assess whether juveniles and adults differed in their selection of structure of microhabitats, microclimate of the foraging patch, and foraging behavior with age as an independent variable.
22 -- Canonical had earlier teased the Ubuntu OS for Android phones and tablets, along with a promise of releasing an early build for developers.
A month after revealing its (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/420005/20130102/ubuntu-canonical-smartphone-apple-google-linux-ios.htm) smartphone operating system , Canonical has today (http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/tablet) announced an Ubuntu OS for tablets, coming to Nexus devices later this week.
"Canonical today announced a distinctive smartphone interface for its popular operating system, Ubuntu, using all four edges of the screen for a more immersive experience," a press release announced.