Trance

Trance denotes any state of awareness or consciousness other than normal waking consciousness. Trance states may occur involuntarily and unbidden. The term trance may be associated with hypnosis, meditation, magic, flow, and prayer. It may also be related to the earlier generic term, altered states of consciousness, which is no longer used in `co....
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Trance

• (n.) A condition, often simulating death, in which there is a total suspension of the power of voluntary movement, with abolition of all evidences of mental activity and the reduction to a minimum of all the vital functions so that the patient lies still and apparently unconscious of surrounding objects, while the pulsation of the heart and ...
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trance

(from the article `African religions`) Possession trance is the most dramatic and intimate contact that occurs between devotee and divinity. In most cases possession is actively sought, ... ...states. These are achieved idiopathically (i.e., arising spontaneously) or induced by drugs or by autokinetic (self-energized) techniques, such a...
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trance

(trans) a state of altered consciousness characterized by heightened focal awareness and reduced peripheral awareness; a sleeplike state of reduced consciousness and activity.
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trance

1. A tedious journey. ... 2. A state in which the soul seems to have passed out of the body into another state of being, or to be rapt into visions; an ecstasy. ... 3. <neurology> A condition, often simulating death, in which there is a total suspension of the power of voluntary movement, with abolition of all evidences of mental activity and...
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trance

noun a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep
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Trance

[music genre] Trance is a genre of electronic dance music that developed in the 1990s in Germany. It is characterized by a tempo of between 125 to mid 160 beats per minute, repeating melodic phrases, and a musical form that builds up and down throughout a track. Trance is a genre on its own, but also will include other styles of electronic ...
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Trance

A dissociated state of consciousness, generally involving reduced awareness of surroundings and external events.
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Trance

A dissociated state of consciousness, generally involving reduced awareness of surroundings and external events.
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trance

a psychological state induced by a magical incantation
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trance

a psychological state induced by a magical incantation
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Trance

A sleeplike state in which there is a change of consciousness.
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Trance

A trance is a sleep-like state from which the patient cannot be roused, and which arises spontaneously without gross brain lesion such as cerebral haemorrhage, or toxic cause such as opium poisoning.
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Trance

An altered state with an inward focus of attention on a few stimuli.
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trance

Mental state in which the subject loses the ordinary perceptions of time and space, and even of his or her own body. In this highly aroused state, often induced by rhythmic music, `speaking in tongues` (glossolalia) may occur (see Pentecostal movement); this usually consists of the rhythmic repetition of apparently meaningless syllabl...
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TRANCE

Type: Abbreviation Pronunciation: trans Definitions: 1. Abbreviation for tumor necrosis factor-related activation-induced cytokine, which stimulates osteoclast differentiation. Synonyms: OPG ligand
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trance

Type: Term Pronunciation: trans Definitions: 1. An altered state of consciousness as in hypnosis, catalepsy, or ecstasy. Synonyms: osteoclast differentiation factor
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trance

[n] - a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing
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