Labyrinth

A construction consisting of a path that spirals inward to a center; there is only one path that reaches the center, as opposed to a maze that may have many paths to the center. Walking the Labyrinth is a term used to describe the inner path each person must travel to reach the Divine center within.

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[opera] Labyrinth is an opera in one act by composer Gian Carlo Menotti. The work was commissioned for television by the NBC Opera Theatre and uses an English language libretto by the composer. Unlike Menotti`s previous television operas, such as Amahl and the Night Visitors, this opera was written with no intention of being moved to live s...
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In archaeology, any sort of building with a complicated plan. The term was applied to the Palace of Minos at Knossos and also used by Herodotus to describe the funeral temple of Amenemhet III at...
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Labyrinth

In Greek legend, the maze designed by the Athenian artisan Daedalus at Knossos in Crete for King Minos, as a home for the Minotaur - a monster, half man and half bull. After killing the Minotaur,...
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Labyrinth

An interconnecting system of cavities in the inner ear.
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Labyrinth

Labyrinth: The maze of canals in the inner ear. The labyrinth is the portion of the ear that is responsible for sensing balance. Inflammation of the labyrinth (labyrinthitis) can be accompanied by vertigo.
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Labyrinth

a network of passages laid out as a puzzle. Most commonly these are hedged mazes. They appear to have developed from the intricate paths laid out in C17th bosket. Where the labyrinth is two dimensional, they are referred to as 'pavement labyrinths', the best known of which is on the floor ...
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Labyrinth

Lab'y·rinth noun [ Latin labyrinthus , Greek laby`rinthos : confer French labyrinthe .] 1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior to the entrance; as, the Egyptian and Cretan labyrinths .
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labyrinth

1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior to the entrance; as, the Egyptian and Cretan labyrinths. ... 2. Any intricate or involved inclosure; especially, an ornamental maze or inclosure in a park or garden. ... 3. Any object or arrangement of an intricate or involved form, or h...
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labyrinth

(lab´ә-rinth) a system of interconnecting canals or channels. inner ear. adj., labyrin´thine., adj.
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Labyrinth

• (n.) The internal ear. See Note under Ear. • (n.) An inextricable or bewildering difficulty. • (n.) Any intricate or involved inclosure; especially, an ornamental maze or inclosure in a park or garden. • (n.) Any object or arrangement of an intricate or involved form, or having a very complicated nature. • (n.) A pattern ...
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(from the article `excretion`) ...itself. When unraveled the tubule is seen to comprise three or four easily recognizable regions. The tubule arises internally as a small sac, the ...
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system of intricate passageways and blind alleys. `Labyrinth` was the name given by the ancient Greeks and Romans to buildings, entirely or partly ...
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labyrinth 1. A place with a lot of crisscrossing or complicated passages, tunnels, or paths in which it would be easy to become lost. 2. An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze. 3. Something which is made up of many different parts that is complicated and hard to understand: 'They...
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Labyrinth

In architecture a labyrinth is a pattern or design representing a maze. They are often inlaid in the tiled floor of a church, etc.
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labyrinth

Type: Term Pronunciation: lab′i-rinth Definitions: 1. The internal or inner ear, composed of the semicircular ducts, vestibule, and cochlea. 2. Any group of communicating cavities, as in each lateral mass of the ethmoid bone. 3. A group of upright test tubes terminating below in a base of communicating, alternately ⊔-shaped and ⊓-...
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Labyrinth

[Oomph! song] `Labyrinth` is the third single from German neue Deutsche härte group Oomph!`s tenth album Monster. ==Music video== The video was released on August 12, 2008, first on German music station VIVA, and subsequently on their MySpace page. The video features a little girl lost in industrial building, running away from various grot...
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[game] Labyrinth is a game of physical skill consisting of a box with a maze on top with holes, and a steel marble. The object of the game is to try and tilt the playfield to guide the marble to the end of the maze, without letting it fall into any of the holes. Some versions of the game feature a suspended maze surface that rotates on two ...
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labyrinth

The internal ear, comprised of the semi-circular canals, vestibule and cochlea.
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labyrinth (lăb'urinth) , intricate building of chambers and passages, often constructed so as to perplex and confuse a person inside. In Egypt, Amenemhet III of the XII dynasty built himself a funeral temple in the form of a great labyrinth near Lake Moeris. More celebrated was a labyrinth...
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Labyrinth

A labyrinth is a structure having numerous intricate winding passages, which render it difficult to find the way through it. The legendary labyrinth of Crete, out of which no one could find his way, but became the prey of the Minotaur, was said to have been constructed by Daedalus. The hint of this legend was probably given by the fact that the roc...
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Labyrinth

In Greek legend, the maze designed by the Athenian artisan Daedalus at Knossos in Crete for King Minos, as a home for the Minotaur – a monster, half man and half bull. After killing the Minotaur, Theseus, the prince of Athens, was guided out of the Labyrinth by a thread given to him by the king's daughter Ariadne
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Labyrinth

A series of three or more curves, usually short, with little to no straightaway between them.
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Labyrinth

a three-turn combination
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Greek labyrinthos = maze, adjective - labyrinthine.
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