bast

(redirected from Bastet)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for bast

strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants

(botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed

References in periodicals archive ?
About Bastet Noir: Bastet Noir is the first online retailer for Balkan eco fashion designers.
According to the Ministry of Antiquities, the mission discovered a second statue made of sandstone: "The statue carries an ancient Egyptian text, pointing out that it is a present to the gods Bastet, Sekhmet and Hor Akhty.
Near Bastet is an elaborately coloured box that symbolizes early Chinese contributions to chemistry and medicine.
By the Graeco-Roman period, cats as the personification of the goddess Bastet, were deemed to be sacred animals and it was forbidden to remove them from Egypt.
A cachette of 600 Ptolemaic statues were also unearthed during the routine excavations, including a large collection of icons depicting Bastet, goddess of protection and motherhood, along with bronze and ceramic statues of Egyptian deities such as Harpocrates and Ptah.
Cult evokes prehistoric standing stone circles as well as hieratic Egyptian cat sculpture-in ancient Egypt, the cat goddess Bastet was the patroness of family happiness.
Bastet G, Bruand A, Voltz A, Bornand M, Quetin P (1997) Performance of available pedotransfer functions for prediction the water retention properties of French soils.
For example, in Cairo, Egypt, "A" was for ankh (the symbol of eternal life), "B" was for Bastet (Ancient Egyptian cat goddess), and "C' was for cartouche (an oval figure with a name in hieroglyphics).
The cat in Ancient Egypt was important both as a domestic pet and as a symbol of the goddess Bastet and Ra.
The cat depicted in the statues is a representation of Bastet (or Bast), a cat goddess in ancient Egypt.
Each urn is topped with an exquisite head that is an interpretation of figures from Egyptian mythology - the sloe-eyed cat-goddess Bastet and the dignified canine deity, Anubis.
There was a closet filled with Photonic antiquities, a small statue of the head of Nefertiti and a black statue of the Ancient Egyptian cat goddess, Bastet.
Based in a local museum showcasing the ancient Egyptian tomb of Bastet, you can play on your own or with a friend on the same screen and navigate the misfit duo through a maze of action-packed puzzles where death is sometimes the only option.
Barocci is one of two foals out of the Giant's Causeway mare Bastet by Japanese sensation Deep Impact, the other being the juvenile filly Beauty Parlour.