Cancelli
Cancelli Can*cel"li, n. pl. [L., a lattice. See {Cancel}, v. t.] 1. An interwoven or latticed wall or inclosure; latticework, rails, or crossbars, as around the bar of a court of justice, between the chancel and the nave of a church, or in a window. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) The interlacing osseous plates constituting the elastic porous tissue of certain parts of the bones, esp. in their articular extremities. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cancelli — (lat.), 1) die einen gewissen Raum abschließenden Schranken; daher 2) in den ältesten Kirchen bes. die Gitterwand, welche den hohen Chor von dem Unterchor trennte. Vorn an den C en war der erhöhte Sitz für den Bischof (das Bema), von wo aus… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cancelli — Cancelli, Cancellen, die Gitter in den Gerichtsstuben, Kirchen; in den Windladen der Orgel die einzelnen Abtheilungen für die Töne …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Cancelli — Can|cel|li [kan tsɛli] die (Plur.) <aus gleichbed. lat. cancelli (Plur.) zu cancer »Gitter, Schranke«> Schranken aus Holz od. Marmor zur Abgrenzung des Altarraumes vom Gemeinderaum in frühchristlichen Basiliken, Chorschranken …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Cancelli — Cancẹlli   [lateinisch] Plural, Schranken aus Holz oder Marmor zur Abgrenzung des Altarraumes vom Gemeinderaum in frühchristliche Basiliken …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cancelli — can·cel·li kan sel .ī, (.)ē n pl 1) the intersecting osseous plates and bars of which cancellous bone is composed 2) the interstices between the plates and bars of cancellous bone …   Medical dictionary

  • cancelli — n. column used as a divider in a basilica (Architecture) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancelli — can·cel·li …   English syllables

  • cancelli — /kaenselay/ The lines drawn on the face of a will or other writing, with the intention of revoking or annulling it …   Black's law dictionary

  • cancelli — /kaenselay/ The lines drawn on the face of a will or other writing, with the intention of revoking or annulling it …   Black's law dictionary

  • cancelli — The railing inclosing the bar of a court; cancellation marks …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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