Intinction In*tinc"tion, n. [L. intinctio, fr. intingere to dip in; pref. in- in + tingere to tinge.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of tingeing or dyeing. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl.) A method or practice of the administration of the sacrament by dipping the bread or wafer in the wine and administering both together. [1913 Webster]

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  • Intinction — is the Eucharistic practice of partly dipping the consecrated bread, or host , into the consecrated wine before distributing it to the communicant.Western ChristianityIt is one of the four ways approved in the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic… …   Wikipedia

  • Intinction — (v. lat.), Eintauchung, bes. des Brodes in den Wein beim Abendmahl …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Intinction — Intinction, lat. deutsch, das Eintauchen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • intinction — ● intinction nom féminin (du latin tinctus, trempé) Manière de donner la communion en trempant une parcelle de pain consacré dans le calice. (C est l usage général chez les orthodoxes.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intinction — [in tiŋk′shən] n. [LL(Ec) intinctio, a dipping in, baptizing < L intinctus, pp. of intingere, to dip in < in , + tingere, to dye, TINGE] the act of dipping the Eucharistic bread into the consecrated wine, so that the communicant receives… …   English World dictionary

  • Intinction — L intinction est un des procédés utilisés dans certaines confessions chrétiennes pour administrer la communion sous les deux espèces. Elle consiste à tremper l hostie consacrée dans le vin consacré. La personne qui communie ne porte donc pas les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • intinction — noun Etymology: Late Latin intinction , intinctio baptism, from Latin intingere to dip in, from in + tingere to dip, moisten more at tinge Date: 1872 the administration of the sacrament of Communion by dipping bread in wine and giving both… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intinction — /in tingk sheuhn/, n. (in a communion service) the act of steeping the bread or wafer in the wine in order to enable the communicant to receive the two elements conjointly. [1550 60; < LL intinction (s. of intinctio) a dipping in, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • intinction — noun The act of steeping or soaking the bread (or body of Christ) in the wine (or blood of Christ) so the communicant may receive both aspects of the eucharist simultaneously …   Wiktionary

  • intinction — (in tin ksion) s. f. Terme de liturgie. Mélange que l on fait, avant la communion, d une fraction de l hostie avec le vin consacré. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. intinctionem, action de mouiller, de in, en, et tingere, mouiller, teindre (voy. teindre) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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