Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An acceleration of one foot per second per second.

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Examples

  • Or she is said of celo, that is heaven, and legs, that is people.

    Catholic Church Conservation

  • Si Dios me quita la vida antes que a ti le voy a pedir ser el ángel que cuide tus pasos pues si otros brazos te dan aquel calor que te di sería tan grande mi celo que en el mismo cielo me vuelvo a morir.

    Amor y romanticismo 2

  • I'll ask to be your guardian angel pues si otros brazos te dan aquel calor que te di since if other arms give you that warmth that I gave you sería tan grande mi celo que en el mismo cielo my jealousy would be so great that in that same heaven me vuelvo a morir.

    Amor y romanticismo 2

  • The Questiones super D. celo of Nicole Oresme, edited, with English translation by C. Kren, Ph.D. D.ssertation, University of Wisconsin, 1965.

    Nicole Oresme

  • Glasner, R. (1996) “The Hebrew Version of De celo et mundo Attributed to Ibn Sina,” Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 6, 89-112.

    Influence of Arabic and Islamic Philosophy on Judaic Thought

  • ¶ Contra iuratores [christi] in celo crucifigentes. per bernardũ dicit dominus.

    The Conuercyon of swerers (The Conversion of Swearers)

  • Sed quia qui perseuauerit usque in finem his salus erit, ideo athleta Christi, non solum se in bello huius certaminis confortans, uerum et animos ad uincendum inuitans, lapidem quo capiti supposito soporis modicum corpori hactenus indulgebat, humeris etiam fecit subponi; sanctamque eleuans manum fratres benedixit et uiatici salutaris perceptione munitus, spiritum celo reddidit.

    The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran Translations Of Christian Literature. Series V. Lives Of The Celtic Saints

  • La celo de la longa marsxado ne povis esti plenumata, pro la morto de la obstina trokuragxa militestro mem.

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

  • Or she is said of celo and lie, or else cecilia, as lacking blindness.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • Iying deeds, whereof S. John maketh mention in the Apocalypse, the thirteenth chapter: Fecit signa ut etiam ignem facerit de celo in terram descendere.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

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