Oblate

An oblate in Christian monasticism (especially Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Methodist) is a person who is specifically dedicated to God or to God`s service. Currently, oblate has two meanings: ==Origins and history== The word oblate (from the Latin oblatus - someone who has been offered) has had various particular uses at different periods in....
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oblate

(from Latin oblatus, `one offered up`), in Roman Catholicism, a lay person connected with a religious order or institution and living according to ...
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oblate

[adj] - having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter
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Oblate

• (a.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid. • (a.) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates. • (a.) One of the Oblati. • (a.) Offered up; devoted...
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oblate

pumpkin-shaped adjective having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles
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Oblate

Ob·late' adjective [ Latin oblatus , used as past participle of offerre to bring forward, offer, dedicate; ob (see Ob- ) + latus borne, for tlatus . See Tolerate .] 1. (Geom.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an
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Oblate

Ob·late' noun [ From Oblate , adjective ] (R. C. Ch.) (a) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates. (b)
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Oblate

a sphere that is compressed dorsally and ventrally
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Oblate

a sphere that is compressed dorsally and ventrally
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oblate

flattened at opposite sides or poles
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oblate

layman living in a religious community under modified rule
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oblate

One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates. ... One of the Oblati. ... Origin: From Oblate. ... 1. <geometry> Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid. ... 2. Offered...
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