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lituus

[′lich·ə·wəs]
(mathematics)
The trumpet-shaped plane curve whose points in polar coordinates (r, θ) satisfy the equation r 2= a /θ.
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A-Pseudochrysalidina arabica HENSON, sample Wynd 3478, scale: 200 [micro]m B-Pseudocyclammina lituus YOKOYAMA, sample Wynd 3462, scale: 200 [micro]m C-Nautiloculina oolithica MOHLER, sample Wynd 3402, scale:100 [micro]m D-Trocholina cf.
This biozone begins with the last appearance of Pseudocyclammina lituus and the first appearance of Choffatella decipiens and Salpingoporella dinarica.
Bach's motet (a choral musical composition) "O Jesu Christ, meins lebens licht" was one of the last pieces of music written for the Lituus.
The Lituus produced a piercing trumpet-like sound interleaving with the vocals when it was performed by the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (SCB).
Edinburgh University researchers developed a system that enabled them to design the Lituus using the best guesses of its shape and range of notes.
A workshop piece--formerly in the Manfrin Collection in Venice--although vastly inferior compositionally and in execution, bears some distinct similarities to the Kinston Lacy picture, notably the strange configuration of the lituus, the curiously splayed hind-legs of the she-wolf and the leonine features of the sea monster.
248-53) also described the form of the lituus, as well as the 'double toga' (lena or trabea) worn by augurs.
Flanked by Roma and crowned by Fortuna, the emperor holds in his right hand the lituus, the medium through which the will of the gods is manifest in his person and the emblem of those auspices by which Tiberius has triumphed'.
Taylor first proposed the identification of the urn paired with the lituus on these coins as a sitella ("Symbols of the Augurate"; cf.
lusitanica and the presence of P lituus in association with E.
Genus Pseudocyclammina Yabe and Hanzawa, 1926 (Type species: Cyclammina lituus Yokohama, 1890)
Such characteristics may associate the Asturian specimens with either P lituus or P sphaeroidalis.