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Acrion was a Locrian and a Pythagorean philosopher. He is mentioned by Valerius Maximus under the name of Arion. According to William Smith, Arion is a false reading, instead of Acrion.

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acrion. of fire — that is, by dry heat, either before the tire or in an oven. Roasting before an open fire is considered preferable to roasting in an oven (which is analogous to baking), on account of the free ventilation to which it exposes the meat ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

AcrioN. Transverse processes Lumbar and dorsal. of lumbar and dorsal vertebrae and lowest ribs. Anterior arch of atlas. | Transverse processes Lower cervical. of fifth to sixth cervical vertebrae. Bodies of second to fourth cer vical vertebrae.

Google previewA Pocket Dictionary of the law of bills of exchange, promissory notes, bank notes, checks, etc. With an appendix, containing abstracts of cases ... relating to negotiable securities, etc (1816)

by John Irving Maxwell

Acrion by drawer against acceptor after payment by the drawer. For what must be proved in such action, see Evidence. C 2 AcTION, - - - - AcTIoN, in what cases maintainable .

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica ; Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan in which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and the Various Technical Terms, Etc., are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet (1771)

Conra Acrion, in phyfics. the diminishing the extent or dimensions of a body, or the caufing its parts to approach nearer to each other, in which : it flands opposed to dilatation or expansion. CONTRA-FISSURE, in furgery, a kind of fra&ture, ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1847)

Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and Phrases as Occur in the Works of Legal Authors, in the Practice of the Courts, and in the Parliamentary Proceedings of the Houses of Lords and Commons; to which is Added an Outline of an Action at Law and of a Suit in Equity by Henry James Holthouse

Caoss AcrioN. WhereA. having brought an action against B., and 13. brings an action against A. upon the same subject-matter, or arising out of the same transaction, this second action is called a cross action.

Google previewA Universal and Critical Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

To which are Added Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Names, Much Enl. and Improved; and a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Signlion, Calalhion, Elhalion Ereulhalion,Pigmulion,Pygmn1iun,Cemelion Pellon, Ptclion, Ilion, Brylliun, Cromion, Endymion, Mi nnion, Athenion, Bfiion, Apion, Dropion, Appion, Noeco ion, Aselolnrionz Acrion, Chimerion, Hyperion, Asterion, ...

Google previewDictionarium Britannicum: Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant. ... Illustrated with Near Five Hundred Cuts, for Giving a Clear Idea of Those Figures, Not So Well Apprehended by Verbal Description. ... The Whole Digested ... Young Students and Foreigners. A Work Useful ... and Write True English (1736)

by Nathan Bailey, Thomas Lediard, Philip Miller, George Gordon

Sponmneom AcrioN [with Pþt/tybp/Jerr and P/J)'Is(ia7!!] an Action that does not depend on the W'ill, as the Beating ot the Pulse , the Circulation of the Blood, &is. Volunmry ACTlON [with Pbi/osop/Iwr] that which is directed by the Will, ...

Google previewEnglish Dictionary (1835)

by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers, John Walker

Acrion, Chimerinn, Hy|M.'rion Asterion, Dorion. Euphorion, Porphyriun. Thyrion, jntiion JEtim, Hippocralion Slration. Action, /filinn, Jlotion Xtntmn. Pallantion. Dotion. Thoodotion. Erotion Sution, Nepli(!«iioi' FhilUtiou, Pulylion, Uruuiou, Eurytion ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theology (1975)

A Concise Sacramentum Mundi by Karl Rahner

acrion and the transcendental explanation ot these grounds leads to absolute and hence infinite and supra-historical being. This may be demonstrated with regard to three fundamental types of action, the contemplative, practical and artistic ...

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