Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient music, a raising of the voice; arsis.
  • n. In medieval music, the extension of a mode beyond its usual compass or ambitus.

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Examples

  • Contemplatio est mentis in Deum suspensae quaedam supra se elevatio so that it tastes the joys of everlasting sweetness.

    The secret to prayer; Lectio Divina (For the feast of St. Romuald, June 19)

  • Indeed this kind of solemn translation (elevatio corporis) was treated as the outward recognition of heroic sanctity, the equivalent of canonization, in the period before the Holy See reserved to itself the passing of a final judgment upon the merits of deceased servants of God, and on the other hand in the earlier forms of canonization

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Father Marian, praised his book, "Mentis in Deum quotidiana elevatio duce B. Joanne Duns Scoto etc."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Missae privatae, sive perceptio hujusce Sacramenti a solo vel Sacerdote vel alio quovis; [1965] prout etiam poculi a populo detensio, [1966] elementorum adoratio, quoque adorentur elevatio aut circumgestatio, ut et praetextu religiosi usus cujuscunque asservatio, sunt quidem omnia tum hujusce Sacramenti naturae tum Christi institutioni plane contraria.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • I have a drawing with a plant view in and A2 format and an elevatio view in other A2 format in the same layout PS. in both views there're equipments.

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  • Refponfio: Hancelevationemob cxtcrnam aeris gravitatem, quse aquis incumbit atque eas in illud fpatium, quodinaneeft, reprimit, oriri exeo colligas, quod elevatio aquse viginti ulnasnonexcedat; Si vero a fuga va - cui proveniret, aqua quafi in infini - tum afcenderet ac canalem impleret.

    Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) magdeburgica de vacuo spatio

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