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Engelsk navneord: canon

1. canon (om kommunikation) a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe neoclassical canon.
Canons of polite society.


Mindre specifikke termerprescript, rule

2. canon (om person) a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter


Mindre specifikke termerpriest


Mere specifikke termerprebendary

3. canon (om ting) a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)canyon


Mindre specifikke termerravine


Omfatter disse specifikke termercanyonside


Overordnet (geografisk) regionNorth America

4. canon (om kommunikation) a contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts


Mindre specifikke termercomposition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music


Mere specifikke termerenigma canon, enigmatic canon, enigmatical canon, riddle canon

5. canon (om kommunikation) a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church


Mindre specifikke termerlist, listing

6. canon (om kommunikation) a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired


Mindre specifikke termersacred scripture, scripture









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