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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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