veil

  1. a garment that covers the head and face
  2. the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
  3. a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl

Veil

Symbolic and literal barrier(s) that separate the various planes of existence from one another. This barrier often seems an inconvenience to students of the occult who wish they could more easily bypass it, but in truth most scholars agree that veils do, in fact, protect individuals from becoming lost in the planes they are not rooted in to the exclusion of their own. At times the plane we are most strongly rooted in requires our full attention to maintain life and promote spiritual growth. However, there are also times when it is most appropriate (and thus safe) to know how to bypass this barrier. Learning the appropriate methods (as well as times) for bypassing the veil is a major goal of most occultists due to its natural inhibition of divination and magickal empowerment....

Veil

[cosmetics] A cosmetic veil is a powder applied after the other cosmetics to fixate the make up, reduce oiliness, give a matte finish and lustre. Besides minerals, it may use rice flour to soak up excess oiliness. == See also == ...
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veil

[v] - to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
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Veil

Veil (vāl) noun [ Middle English veile , Old French veile , French voile , Latin velum a sail, covering, curtain, veil, probably from vehere to bear, carry, and thus originally, that which bears the ship on. See Vehicle , and confer Reveal .] [ ...
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Veil

Veil transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Veiled ; present participle & verbal noun Veiling .] [ Confer Old French veler , French voiler , Latin velarc . See Veil , noun ] [ ...
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veil

1. Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; especially, a screen, usually of gauze, crape, or similar diaphnous material, to hide or protect the face. 'The veil of the temple was rent in twain.' (Matt. Xxvii. 51) 'She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses wore.' (M...
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veil

(vāl) a covering structure; see also velamen and velum. caul. slight huskiness of the voice.
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Veil

• (n.) The calyptra of mosses. • (n.) To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil. • (n.) A covering for a person or thing; as, a nun`s veil; a paten veil; an altar veil. • (n.) Same as Velum, 3. • (n.) Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; esp., a screen, usually of...
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veil

(from the article `wimple`) The wimple originally was adopted as a chin veil by Western women after the crusaders brought back from the Near East such fashions as the veil of ...
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veil

veil 1. A length of fabric, usually sheer, worn by women over the head and face as a concealment or for protection. 2. A piece of netting or other sheer fabric attached to a woman's hat and covering the eyes. 3. A part of a nun's headdress covering the sides and back of the head. 4. The vows that a nun takes, or the life that she leads. 5. S......
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Veil

The portion of fetal membranes that sometimes surrounds the head of a newborn at the time of birth. This is only seen in births in which the membranes remain intact until completion of delivery. Synonym(s): Caul
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veil

veil, a feature of female costume from antiquity, especially in the East, where it was worn primarily to conceal the features. In modern times it is worn to enhance the face. The Egyptian woman of rank, after Muslim influence, wore a transparent white gauze veil; the Greek woman wore a linen veil ov...
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Veil

A veil (from the old French veile, from the Latin velum, cloth) is an article of feminine dress, used as a covering for the head, especially the face. In the ancient world, as in modern India, a mantle wrapt round the head was, when so desired, drawn over the face as a veil. In Islam custom requires the veiling of women in public or in the presence...
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veil

Type: Term Pronunciation: vāl Synonyms: velum1, caul1
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Veil

The portion of the dog's forelock hanging straight down over the eyes or partially covering them.
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Veil

A covering of fine fabric or net, for the head, face, or both, for protection, concealment, adornment or ceremonial purpose, especially the white transparent one often worn by a bride
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Veil

[mycology] A veil or velum, in mycology, is one of several structures in fungi, especially the thin membrane that covers the cap and stalk of an immature mushroom. Veils may be regarded as falling into two categories: ...
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Veil

A veil is an article of clothing or cloth hanging that is intended to cover some part of the head or face, or an object of some significance. It is especially associated with women and sacred objects. One view is that as a religious item, it is intended to show honor to an object or space. The actual sociocultural, psychological, and sociosexual f...
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Veil

The portion of the dog's forelock hanging straight down over the eyes or partially covering them.
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Veil

Is a uniformly distributed silver deposit in a photographic image, not forming part of the image its
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veil

See below cloudiness,
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