Ambulatory

The ambulatory (Medieval Latin ambulatorium, a place for walking, from ambulare, to walk) is the covered passage around a cloister. The term is sometimes applied to the procession way around the east end of a cathedral or large church and behind the high altar. ...
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Ambulatory

• (a.) Accustomed to move from place to place; not stationary; movable; as, an ambulatory court, which exercises its jurisdiction in different places. • (a.) Pertaining to a walk. • (a.) Not yet fixed legally, or settled past alteration; alterable; as, the dispositions of a will are ambulatory until the death of the testator. • ...
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ambulatory

<biology> An organism which is able to move from place to place, and is not stationary. most often the term is used to describe organisms which can walk. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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ambulatory

(am´bu-lә-tor″e) walking or able to walk; not confined to bed. of a condition or procedure, not requiring admission to a hospital for an overnight stay.
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ambulatory

adjective relating to or adapted for walking; `an ambulatory corridor`
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Ambulatory

Am'bu·la·to·ry adjective [ Latin ambulatorius .] 1. Of or pertaining to walking; having the faculty of walking; formed or fitted for walking; as, an ambulatory animal. 2. Accustomed to move from place to place; not stationary; movable; as, an ambulatory court, w...
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Ambulatory

A continuous isle, which wraps a circular structure or an apse at its base. Designed for use in Processions.
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Ambulatory

A continuous vaulted passageway or aisle that leads around a circular building, or around the apse of a church behind the main altar. It was probably developed to make it easier for large religious processions to move about inside a church. It is a feature that is not common in Armenian architecture, where the best known examples are in Zvartnots a...
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Ambulatory

a covered passage behind the altar, linking it with chapels at the east end of the church.
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Ambulatory

a covered way for walking. A roofed passageway, enclosing the apse, and linking the aisles which flank the nave. See Church Design
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ambulatory

A semicircular or polygonal aisle. Usually an ambulatory leads around the east end of the choir; separating the choir from apses or chapels.
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ambulatory

Ability to walk.
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ambulatory

aisle down the east end of a church
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Ambulatory

Aisle round an apse.
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Ambulatory

Aisle round an apse.
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ambulatory

ambulatory 1. Pertaining to, or capable of walking: 'It was an ambulatory exploration of the city.' 2. Adapted for walking, as the limbs of many animals. 3. Moving around or from place to place; not stationary.' 4. Not confined to bed; able or strong enough to walk: 'He was an ambulatory patient.' 5. Serving patients who are able to walk: 'They o...
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Ambulatory

Ambulatory: Able to ambulate, to walk about, not bed-ridden or hospitalized.
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ambulatory

covered portico surrounding the inner shrine of a temple
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Ambulatory

Covered portico surrounding the inner shrine of a temple.
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Ambulatory

In architecture, an ambulatory is any part of a building intended for walking around a central space or shrine, such as the aisles of a cathedral or church. The term is used for the lateral or flanking porticos of an ancient Greek temple, and for the cloister of a monastery.
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ambulatory

In architecture, any part of a building intended for walking around a central space or shrine, such as the aisles of a cathedral or church. The term is used for the lateral or fl ...
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ambulatory

in architecture, continuation of the aisled spaces on either side of the nave (central part of the church) around the apse (semicircular projection ...
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ambulatory

Involving locomotion; able to walk.
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Ambulatory

Passageways surrounding the central part of the choir, which is often a continuation of the side aisles (fig.1,5). The most common design of the Gothic era was the double ambulatory surrounded by semi-circular radiating chapels such as at the Abbey Church of Saint-Denis.
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Ambulatory

Personal Care Home rules and regulations require that residents must be ambulatory in order to be admitted and to remain in Assisted Living and Personal Care Homes. This definition of ambulatory generally means that the individual must be able to stand and bear weight, pivot, and transfer from one place to another with the minimal assistance of one...
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