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Synonyms for oblate

a lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life

Related Words

having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter

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McCarthy, From the Great River to the Ends of the Earth: Oblate Missions to the Dene 1847-1921, (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press and Western Canadian Publishers, 1995).
Over seventy pages of notes, a bibliography, and an index round out this thoughtful examination of cognitive concepts and (at times prejudiced) categorizations among oblates (individuals who have affiliated themselves with a monastic community, even though they are not themselves monks or nuns), particularly the oblates of Mary Immaculate at Ile-a-la-Crosse.
This plant has particularly early yields, with red oblate fruit between 4 and 5 ounces, and of good eating quality.
Hence, there exist oblate particles in low concentrations of alginate and crosslinker.
[29] proposed a three-dimensional fundamental solution in terms of the oblate spheroidal coordinates transforming the solid harmonic functions in Lamb's solution.
Of the roles available to people who do not want to live in the monastic community as the sisters do, she felt most called to be an oblate.
Father Baratto is one of a kind, you only have to say his name and immediately think of a courageous missionary who is one of the veteran Oblate Priests devoted to their ministry for the glory of God and their faithful congregations.
The seemingly endless odds facing its missions and the gory tales of martyrdom of its four members never dampened the zeal of the Oblate congregation to keep on working for the needy southern Moro, Christian and lumad communities.
If the sun were very slightly oblate, its gravitational field would produce an additional drift of Mercury's perihelion.
Based on this ratio, pollen shape was identified as suboblate (0.75-0.88), oblate spheroidal (0.88-1.00), subprolate (1.14-1.33), prolate (1.33-2.00) and perprolate (>2.00) [11].
We developed a method to calculate the distance between two points constrained to lie on the surface of the oblate spheroid.
Oblate from Ireland, St Mirren from Scotland, Wales U18 national squad and then Preston, Sheffield and Sefton from England all took part.