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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 previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1807)

by George Gregory

Acrion, in poetry, denotes much the same with the fable or subject of an epic or dramatic poem; only that the former may be real, whereas the latter is always feigned. It is necessary to the perfection of an action that it be but one, that it be entire, ...

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 previewJohnson's English Dictionary (1844)

by Samuel Johnson

Ereuthalion, Pigmalion, Pygmalion, Cemelion, Pelion, Ptelion, Ilion, Bryllion, Cromion, Endymion, Milanion, Athenion, Böion, Apion, Dropion, Appion, Noscopion, Aselelarion, Acrion, Chimerion, Hyperion, Asterion, Dorion, Euphorion, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical and Theoretical Chemistry (1808)

With Its Application to the Arts and Manufactures, and to the Explanation of the Phaenomena of Nature : Including Throughout the Latest Discoveries and the Present State of Knowledge on Those Subjects : with Plates and Tables by William Nicholson

Assra acrion. In the process of distillation, the volatile products which come coer, and are condensed in the receivers, are sometimes said to be abstracted from: the more fixed part which remains bebod. This term is chiefly used when an <d or ...

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. And this ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language (1798)

... To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation; ... Third Edition. By John Walker, ...

t;-mê, mét;-pine, pīn;PATEF Acrion, pāt-té-sik'shán. s. Aét or state of opening. PATEN, pât'én. s. (103). A plate. Obsolete. Patent, pāt'tént. a. Open to the perusal of all, as letters patent; something appropriated by letters patent. Paten r ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1824)

Supplement to the 4th, 5th, and 6th Editions ... With Preliminary Dissertations on the History of the Sciences ...

Carr Larry Acrion Drawn & Engraved. symbol which makes its appearance in the analytical operations of the illustrious geometer, is, in reality, the measure of the lateral pressure necessarily attending the direct attraction of the particles of a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1881)

by Henry Watts

Imperfect Combustion and the Inflammability of Hydrocarbons, see CHEMICAL Acrion (p. 435). On the Analysis of Volatile Petroleum Hydrocarbons by Combustion in a stream of Oxygen, see Giinsberg (Dingl. pol. J. ccmili. 454 ; Chem. Soc.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1822)

And Exposition of the English Language ... by John Walker

Pigmalion, 'Pygmalion, Cemelion, Pelion, Ptelion, Ilion, Bryllion Cromion, Endymion, Milamion, Athenion, Böion, Apion, Dropion, Appion, Noscopion, Aselelarion, Acrion, Chimeridm, Hyerion, Asterion, Dorion, Euphorion, Porphyrion, Thyrion ...

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

on, Athenion, Böion, Apion, Dropion, Appion, Noscopion, Aselelarion, Acrion, Chimerion, Hyperion, Asterion, Dorion, Euphorion, Porphyrion, Thyrion, Jasion, AEsion, Hippocration, Stration, Action, Ætion, ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words by Noah Webster

lion, Ptelion, Ilion, Bryllion, Cromion, Endymion, Milanion, Athenion, Böion, Apion, Dropion, Appion, Noscopion, Aselelarion, Acrion, Chimerion, Hyperion, Asterion, Doriou, Eug".

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