pontific

pontific

(pɒnˈtɪfɪk)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) ecclesiast relating to a priest or pope
2. (Civil Engineering) civil engineering obsolete relating to a bridge
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In addition, all AUSJAL students at Pontific Universidad Javierana spend a week living inside a vulnerable community in Bogota, and then later collaborate with residents in a social service project.
Then in the long unamaze Quentin seemed to watch them overrun suddenly the hundred square miles of tranquil and astonished earth and drag house and formal gardens violently out of the soundless Nothing and clap them down like cards upon a table beneath the up-palm immobile and pontific, creating the Sutpen's Hundred, the Be Sutpen's Hundred like the oldentime Be Light.
1 to 5 subjects : University of Alcala, University of Almeria, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Burgos, University of Girona, Camilo Jose Cela University, University of Castilla la Mancha, Saint Vincent Martyr Catholic University of Valencia, University of the Basque Country, Pablo de Olavide University, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, University de Leon, University of Lleida, University of Malaga, University of Murcia, National University of Distance Education, Open University of Catalonia, Pontific University of Salamanca, Universidad Ramon Llull, Rovira i Virgili University, University of Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela University, University of Valencia-General Studies.
Invited to present at 18th International Conference of Finance at Namur, BELGIUM (25th-28th June 2001), at Florida International University, Florida, USA (26th September 2001), discussed with FIU Finance faculty at Luncheon presentation, Florida, USA (27th September 2001), at Pontific Catholic University of Rio de Janerio, Rio de Janerio, BRAZIL (22ra October 2001).
Denomy, "Javens: The Nation of Youth among the Troubadours, its Meaning and Source' Medieval Studies, XI, Pontific Institute, 1949, pp.
Curitiba, Pontific Catholic University and GENBAND Inaugurate R&D Center in Curitiba Techno Park, a Major Economic Empowerment Zone
CURITIBA, Brazil -- GENBAND, a market-leading developer of next-generation IP infrastructure solutions, today announced it has moved its Brazilian Research and Development Center in Curitiba with the establishment of an R&D cooperation agreement with Pontific Catholic University (Pontificia Universidade Catolico or PUC).
The implementation of the project involves the National Bank of Economic and Social Development (BNDES) of Brazil, who are financing the installation of the consortium of the cooperatives; the Department of Science and Technology, who are responsible for the installation of an R&D center; the Planning Department, who will assist in the local implementation of a factory and support the further expansion of the technology beyond the pilot; and The Pontific Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC), who will provide additional R&D resources.
It is a moment of diabolic creation: Sutpen the demon, reeking of sulfur yet raising a pontific hand; the band of Haitian slaves, simultaneously beasts and men in attitudes "wild and reposed," free while the white French architect in his formal frock coat is manacled (4)--the French architect who, as a figure of European culture and bearer of cultured (neoclassical) art, is a dedalean figure, forced to contrive a labyrinth at the heart of which lurks the offspring of a monstrous union.
It blocks the way, just as Clytie blocks Rosa, just as the dust blocks Quentin, just as Henry blocks Bon at the gate to Sutpen's Hundred, and, most important, just as Quentin's vision of Sutpen himself appears to block the way into the novel with his pontific upraised palm.
He earned a bachelor of science degree from Pontific University, Brazil, and earned a Certificate in Automation and Project Management in Italy and an MS Equivalent Certificate in Process Control Engineering at the Hitachi Research Center in Japan.