radiesthesia


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radiesthesia

(ˌreɪdɪəsˈθiːzɪə; ˌreɪdɪəsˈθiːʒə)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the ability to sense energy forces or radiation, esp from the human body

radiesthesia

the sensitivity of some humans to radiation of various kinds, as in water divining or nonmedical diagnosis. — radiesthetic, adj.
See also: Radiation

radiesthesia

1. The use of a pendulum for divination. There are different forms, including cleidomancy, coscinomancy, and dactylomancy. Radiesthesia is often used when dowsing.
2. From the French word meaning “dowsing,” radiesthesia is the search for something using a divining rod or pendulum and is used as a diagnostic technique in psionic medicine and radionics.
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