Universal

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hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists alcahest , alkahest , universal solvent
presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC) Anaximander
interest, of widespread or universal catholic
quality of being universal; existing everywhere catholicity , universality
remedy, universal catholicon , panacea
French sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837) Charles Fourier , Fourier , Francois Marie Charles Fourier
(physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation constant of gravitation , G , gravitational constant , universal gravitational constant
coordinated universal time when an event is received on Earth Earth-received time , ERT
universal in religion ecumenical
movement aimed to promote understanding and cooperation among Christian churches; aimed ultimately at universal Christian unity ecumenical movement
(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity ecumenicalism , ecumenicism , ecumenism
youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music flower people , hippies , hipsters
(physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume gas constant , R , universal gas constant
major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia Mahayana
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan Mahayana , Mahayana Buddhism
(physics) a universal law that states that the laws of mechanics are not affected by a uniform rectilinear motion of the system of coordinates to which they are referred principle of relativity
ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods Ra , Re
coordinated universal time on board the spacecraft SCET , spacecraft event time
Vatican Council in 1962-1965 that abandoned the universal Latin liturgy and acknowledged ecumenism and made other reforms Second Vatican Council , Vatican II
coordinated universal time when a transmission is sent from Earth to a spacecraft or other celestial body transmission time , TRM
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