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mother

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1. 
a. a female who has given birth to offspring
b. (as modifier): a mother bird
2. a title given to certain members of female religious orders
3. Christian Science God as the eternal Principle

mother

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a stringy slime containing various bacteria that forms on the surface of liquids undergoing acetous fermentation. It can be added to wine, cider, etc. to promote vinegar formation
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

What does it mean when you dream about your mother?

The mother bestows life, love, and nurturing. Seeing a child being nursed suggests shelter, comfort, and protection. Seeing one’s own mother in the dream reflects guidance and care. Being the mother in a dream denotes taking care of self or of a significant relationship in the dreamer’s life. Alternatively, a mother can be a negative symbol if one has unpleasant association’s with one’s own mother.

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mother

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(engineering acoustics)
A mold derived by electroforming from a master; used to produce the stampers from which disk records are molded in large quantities. Also known as metal positive.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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Mother

(dreams)
The relationship that we have with our mother is the most psychologically significant relationship of all. Rarely all good or all bad, our mothers always invoke powerful emotions. We may dream about our mothers in many different forms. She may be disguised in our dreams, and it is our job to find her in there. If you are dreaming about your mother, you may be addressing some issues or concerns in your dream, or your dream may be based on a valuable memory. The general image of “mother” in a dream may symbolize a variety of feelings and ideas: caring, nurturing, love, acceptance, hard work, sacrifice, martyrdom, etc. The mother in your dream could also represent “collective unconscious, ” the source of the “water of life, ” and the yin. Carl Jung suggests that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men the collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force, or current, inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part of us that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well, we have balance and experience awareness leading to peace and productivity.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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A conversation between Paul and the Reverend Mother regarding the "Truthsayer drug" at the end of the first chapter posits Bene Gesserit membership, training, and talent as women's endeavor.
While gestures, effectively used, are excellent communicative tools, language, both written and spoken, has greater power, as demonstrated by Paul's reaction to the way the Reverend Mother treats Jessica:
Sister Elizabeth Rolfe-Thomas who has served as prioress since 2008 and as novice director since 2003, was elected to replace the incumbent, Reverend Mother Sister Elizabeth Ann Eckert.
So the priest decided to give the rest of his rosary to their Reverend Mother when she sailed to Australia to found a sister house there.
During the night's course, expect to see the Reverend Mother and the Mistress of Novices hammered on sake, Sister Robert-Anne's version of Britney's Hit Me Baby One More Time, and a game of bingo with the ever- forgetful Sister Amnesia.
Reverend Mother Sister Laura from the nursing home described Fr Juozapaitis as ``a popular man who had made lots of friends.''
As they explore and express in paint their inner selves, "with Consolata in charge, like a new and revised Reverend Mother..
Indeed, the whole of the Bene Gesserit technology of consciousness is based on general semantics, and Herbert illustrates this notion of consciousness along with the power of language and gesture very early in the novel when Jessica, Paul's Bene Gesserit mother, brings him to be tested by the Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam:
Long a thorn in the side of the church authorities, Father Buckley ordained her as the Very Reverend Mother Frances, at a church in the Irish borderside town of Omeath, Co Louth.
"I was taken to a back shed and the Reverend Mother came in with scissors, an open razor and a big black belt.
In her address, the Founder of Love of Christ Generation, London, Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi, said that the mission of C and S was to renew the church's image and address the wrong impression about the church.
At his right hand is his wife Ruth - known as the Reverend Mother Supreme Ruth.