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mother

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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

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.

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.

mother

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.
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