HyperDic: monstrance

English > 2 senses of the word monstrance:
NOUNcommunicationmonstrance, demonstrationproof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
artifactmonstrance, ostensorium(Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
English > monstrance: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningproof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion.
Synonymdemonstration
BroaderproofA formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
English > monstrance: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration.
Synonymostensorium
CategoryRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishcustodia, ostensorio
Catalancustòdia

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