Definitions

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  • n. A small bone in the human spinal column, believed in Muslim and Jewish traditions to be the indestructible bone from which the body will be rebuilt at the time of resurrection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bone of the human body which was supposed by certain Rabbinical writers to be indestructible. Its location was a matter of dispute.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bone in the human body which the Rabbinical writers affirmed to be indestructible, and which is variously said to have been one of the lumbar vertebræ, the sacrum, the coccyx, a sesamoid bone of the great toe, or one of the triquetrous or Wormian bones of the cranium.

Etymologies

Hebrew 'לוז' (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The electrical hookups look frightening, but the luz is very good; we run through an external surge protector and if the corriente is too low or too high or polarity reversed, it is no go.

    Huasteca Potosina

  • The Hebrew term luz occurs only in (Genesis 30: 37) Authorities are divided between the hazel and the almond tree as representing the luz.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • So, the story he told me goes like this: The Jewish sages say there is a bone in the neck, called the luz bone, which unlike the rest of the body, does not ever decompose when we are buried.

    Vivian Rising

  • Dicho de una sustancia o de una disolución: Que hace girar a la izquierda el plano de la luz polarizada cuando se mira hacia la fuente.

    Trueque

  • I bought a very small run down plot of land and built a crude, small storage room (it's only like 10 metres squared if that) and had the city install electricity so I have un recibo de luz.

    Fideicomiso local bank only?

  • Arrojar algo de luz sobre los altavoces « Diseño Javi Cantero

    SoundBulb by Hoang M Nguyen, Poom Puttorngul and Anh Nguyen » Yanko Design

  • Gostei particularmente do cuidado no tratamento de luz natural nos espaços, do uso do open space, de novos conceitos de intimidade, uso dos elemento água, do uso de madeira nos pavimentos e revestimento da casa, na inserção e tratamento paisagístico da obra

    Villa Berkel by Paul de Ruiter

  • Yo propongo luz de todas maneras .. the light. atte ezzequiel bs. as.

    Splitting The Atom film by Edouard Salier « Massive Attack Blog

  • Con una llamativa esmeralda de vidrio exterior, este hotel adopta un diseño abierto que hace uso de la abundante luz natural y evoca la sensación de un loft espacioso.

    Inflatable Japanese Teahouse

  • By Apartamento e cenografia com variações de luz | Marcos César Interiores on August 10, 2009 at 2: 17 pm

    Apartment In The Attic by Studio Damilano

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  • The rabbi says that what Yahweh does
    Is create again what once there was.
    We'll be born afresh
    Enrobed in flesh
    That's grown from the seed of the luz.

    December 15, 2014