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a container in which incense is burned: He lighted the censer on the altar.
Not to be confused with:
censor – prohibit or restrict the use of something: They censor motorcycles in the cemetery.
censure – criticize harshly; reprove; condemn: He was censured for his use of profanity.
sensor – a device that detects and responds to a signal or stimulus: A smoke alarm is an essential sensor in case of fire.
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A vessel in which incense is burned, especially during religious services.
[Middle English, short for encenser, from Anglo-Norman encensier, from encens, incense, from Old French; see incense2.]
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) a container for burning incense, esp one swung at religious ceremonies. Also called: thurible
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a container in which incense is burned.
[1200–50; Middle English < Anglo-French, aph. variant of ensenser < Medieval Latin incensārium. See incense1]
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Used by witches and magicians, this is a small container used to burn incense, herbs, chemicals, wood, etc.
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|Noun||1.||censer - a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)|
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
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censer[ˈsensəʳ] N → incensario m
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n (Eccl) → Rauchfass nt, → Räuchergefäß nt
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