affusion


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to affusion

the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The Rainforest trail is an experiential journey through 16 unique hydrothermal therapy experiences*: Rain Walk, Sole Therapy, Aroma Steam, Nature's Glow & Touch, Bucket Drench Shower, Sensory Shower, Affusion Shower, Brine Cavern, Grotto Steam, Ice Igloo, Herbal Sauna, Sauna, Tropical Rain Shower, Sole Therapy Cross-Current Walk, Vitality Pool and Hammam.
The Rainforest trail is an experiential journey through 16 unique hydrothermal therapy experiences: Rain Walk, Sole Therapy, Aroma Steam, Nature's Glow & Touch, Bucket Drench Shower, Sensory Shower, Affusion Shower, Brine Cavern, Grotto Steam, Ice Igloo, Herbal Sauna, Sauna, Tropical Rain Shower, Sole Therapy Cross-Current Walk, Vitality Pool and Hammam.
His "discovery" of widely available and largely unused primary documents from the early period of Baptist history made him aware of what was indisputable by the standards of historical scholarship--Baptists practiced baptism by affusion for the first decades of their existence and adopted immersion only after having been a movement for several years.
all man by the affusion of water" (606.11-12): like Kelvin, St.
Hippocrates wrote in his Aphorisms, 'Swellings and pains in the joints, without ulceration, those of a gouty nature, and sprains are generally improved by a copious affusion of cold water, which reduces the swelling, and removes the pain' (20,21).
triumphantly acknowledged the deceit; affusion of cold water, low diet, and
--Roman Catholics, while acknowledging this public power of descent into the baptismal waters, nevertheless, on the basis of early Christian tradition, regard pouring (infusion and affusion) as an acceptable mode.
Some Anabaptist groups used affusion (pouring) as the primary mode, while others practiced total immersion.