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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of bacteria found in various organic fluids, especially in those those of the stomach, associated with certain diseases. The individual organisms undergo division along two perpendicular partitions, so that multiplication takes place in two directions, giving groups of four cubical cells. Also used adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of schizomycetous fungi or bacteria, closely allied to the genus Bacterium.
  • n. [lowercase] Pl. sarcinæ (-nē). A fungus of the genus Sarcina.

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Examples

  • Participes inde calamitatis nostrae sunt, et velut exonerata in eos sarcina onere levamur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Este sarcina acelaşi crap creştinii născuţi din nou împinge pe noi.

    ideonexus.com »2007» February

  • He viewed himself as God's beast of burden which is under the weight of his mission, the "sarcina episcopalis."

    Pope's Address in Munich

  • Toate ideile fiind egală cu motorul de căutare, sarcina este plasat pe web-surfer a-şi exercita scepticism sănătos.

    ideonexus.com »2004» August

  • If growth takes place in three dimensions of space, a _cell mass_ or _sarcina_ is produced.

    Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition A Concise Manual for the Use of Students in Dairying

  • Qui si uitiosi moribus sint, perniciosa domus sarcina et ipsi domino uehementer inimica; sin uero probi, quonam modo in tuis opibus aliena probitas numerabitur?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Atqui praetura magna olim potestas nunc inane nomen et senatorii census grauis sarcina; si quis populi quondam curasset annonam, magnus habebatur, nunc ea praefectura quid abiectius?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • * Quae Eliakimo promittitur praerogativa dignitatis, fore ut claves gerens Domus Davidis clauderet et aperiret solus, et omnis ab eo suspenderetur sarcina et decus Domus Davidis (in quam hic cadit emphasis): tam magnifice et ample dictum est, ut plus dixisse videretur Propheta quam debebat, si id in aliquo subjecto nobiliore, cujus Eliakimus typum gerere poterat, olim illustrius non consequeretur exemplum.

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

  • "Another alga, the sarcina of Goodsir, may indeed pass through the organism, without, however, producing in its passage either direct or indirect disturbances.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 303, October 22, 1881

  • (Comm. in Esai. xxii.): "Quae Eliakimo promittitur praerogativa dignitatis, fore ut claves gerens Domus Davidis clauderet et aperiret solus, et omnis ab eo suspenderetur sarcina et decus Domus Davidis (in quam hic cadit emphasis): tam magnifice et ample dictum est, ut plus dixisse videretur Propheta quam debebat, si id in aliquo subjecto nobiliore, cujus Eliakimus typum gerere poterat, olim illustrius non consequeretur exemplum.

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

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