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Miasma

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Definition of the noun miasma

What does miasma mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: miasmas / miasmata (less preferred form)

  1. an unwholesome atmosphere
    • example: the novel spun a miasma of death and decay
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of miasma: miasm
    • more generic words: ambiance / ambience / atmosphere = a particular environment or surrounding influence
  2. unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
    • examples: the miasma of the marshes | a miasma of cigar smoke
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of miasma: miasm
    • more generic term: air pollution = pollution of the atmosphere

Alternative definition of the noun miasma

noun

  1. A noxious atmosphere or influence.
  2. A noxious atmosphere or emanation once thought to originate from swamps and waste to cause disease.

Groups

  1. Miasma was an Austrian death metal band founded in 1990. Along with bands like Disharmonic Orchestra, Pugnent Stench, and Asphyx, they helped spread a distinctly German form of death metal. Citing differences between band members, the band dissolved at the beginning of 2000. In 2006, the band reunited in Vienna with Michael Fisher on bass and Johnny Patrascu on Guitar to work on a new album set to be released at the end of 2007.
    • albums: "Changes / Love Songs", "Changes", "Love Songs"
  2. Miasma is a musical group.
    • album: "Miasma 1195"
  3. Miasma is a musical group.
    • albums: "E:Motion_", "... and poetry remains"

There are other groups with in their name, like Spreading Miasma and Miasma & The Carousel of Headless Horses.

Music

  1. "Miasma" is the second album by American metal band The Black Dahlia Murder. Released through Metal Blade Records on July 12, 2005, Miasma is the only album to feature drummer Zach Gibson, who replaced founding member and drummer, Cory Grady, due to personal issues. Gibson also left the band the following year after the release of the album and was replaced by Shannon Lucas, formerly of All That Remains.
  2. "Miasma" is an EP by the British band Hecate Enthroned that was released on 4 July 2001 via Blackend Records. It has six tracks, one of which is a hidden bonus cover of Venom's "Buried Alive".
  3. "Miasma" is a musical album of The Bevis Frond.
    • released in (29 years ago)
  4. "Miasma" is a musical album of Herz Jühning.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  5. "Miasma" is a musical EP of Sutekh.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  6. "Miasma" is a musical album of Slup.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  7. "Miasma" is a musical album of In.Stora.
    • released on (10 years ago)

Miscellanea

Miasma: In Greek mythology, a miasma is "a contagious power ... that has an independent life of its own. Until purged by the sacrificial death of the wrongdoer, society would be chronically infected by catastrophe.

Phrases with Miasma

  1. Norape Miasma
  2. Metachrostis Miasma
  3. Species Norape Miasma
  4. Species Metachrostis Miasma

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Miasma

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Google previewPatterns of Intuition (2015)

Musical Creativity in the Light of Algorithmic Composition by Gerhard Nierhaus

Still hanging about like a miasma is the perpetually re-inherited idea that literacy in Western art music and the ability to do tonal harmony are necessary.

Google previewLonging for Wisdom (2008)

The Message of the Maxims by Allyson Szabo

Because miasma is a stain of the soul and not of the body, repentance is the “ washing of the soul” that occurs, accompanied by and focused by the physical act of washing with soap and water. It is pointless to prepare for ritual without 93 When ...

Google previewPregnancy and Childbirth (2011)

by Jan de Vries

A miasma is a left-over from previous inflammations, viruses or infections, and homoeopathy is one of the most wonderful tools for clearing these miasmas once they have been identified, or for overcoming conditions in the body which have ...

Google previewMassagetae - Muridae (1839)

MIASMA is a Greek word (piagua) signifying pollution or corruption generally; and is employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1839)

MIASMA is a Greek word (usagua) signifying pollution or corruption generally; and is employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopaedia (1839)

MIASMA is a Greek word (piadpa) signifying pollution or corruption generally; and is employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, or from ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge (1839)

MIASMA is a Greek word (iiiaopa) signifying pollution or corruption generally ; and is employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, ...

Google previewThe penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]. (1839)

by Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge

MIASMA is a Greek word (piacr/ia) signifying pollution or corruption generally; and is employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, or from the ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1839)

Massagetae - Muridae by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

MIASMA is a Greek word (niaa/ia) signifying pollution or corruption generally ; and is employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, or from the ...

Google previewThe English Cyclopedia (1867)

MIASMA is a Greek word (pfao'pa) signifying pollution or corruption geperplly, undue employed to designate a certain volatile deleterious principle, arising either from the bodies of the sick, from animal or vegetable substances, or from the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje

The miasma theory of disease postulated a sort of airborne “ferment”—the cholera epidemic was explained by such factors as calm, stagnant, high barometric pressure weather and high river water temperatures at night. In the later part of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Black Death (2012)

by Joseph Patrick Byrne

Hell's association with the stench of brimstone carried over to the plague-stricken city's deadly miasma. Illness of the body became a metaphor for illness of the body politic: immorality, social imbalance, heresy. When Shakespeare's Mercutio ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environmental History (2013)

by Ian Whyte

Mexico | miasma easier by the spread of European diseases which cut populations to 5-10% of pre-European contact levels. Mexico is one of the most climatically sensitive areas in the world. During the colonial period prolonged droughts had ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1853)

A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics, Pharmacology, Obstetrics, Medical Jurisprudence ... by Robley Dunglison

MIAMMA, Miasma. MIANSIS, Miasma. MIARIA, Miasma. The word mia»m has, by some, been employed synonymously with contagion ...

Google previewThe American Medical Lexicon (1811)

On the Plan of Quincy's Lexicon Physico-medicum, with Many Retrenchments, Additions, and Improvements; Comprising an Explanation of the Etymology and Signification of the Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and the Practice of Physic. Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities

Miasma, (from taxiwa, to follute.) Miasmata have lately claimed the attention of Pathologists, as they are the causes of some of the most fatal fevers to which mankind are subject. In the more strict patholegical investigations of modern authors ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

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Scrabble value of M3I1A1S1M3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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