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sacred

(jargon)
Reserved for exclusive use by something. The term might mean only writable by whatever it is sacred to.

For example, "Register 7 is sacred to the interrupt handler" would mean that if any other code changed the contents of register 7, dire consequences would ensue.
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What does it mean when you dream about a sacred place?

A church, temple, synagogue, or any place considered sacred may indicate a renewing of what the dreamer considers to be important or venerable.

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LAST MONTH, we discussed pilgrimage, or, as we might prefer to call it in Canada, the sacred walk.
Elsewhere, Sacred Heart C enjoyed a comfortable win at Wallasey Cons B 3-1, and Sacred Heart A made it a double success as they took the spoils at home against Wallasey Cons A 3-1 - a contest that included including two black ball battles.
A mantra is sacred because when we use it, we are calling upon the strength of all the great people before us who have used it for support, spiritual wellbeing, and deep connection.
Formal places of ritual and divine art are also sacred, of course.
The United Nations Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) decision on the struggle against intolerance toward different religions was a common talking point at the meeting to promote respect for the sacred. The Abant Platform said that freedom of expression and respect for sacred values are complimentary and that the former does not mean the freedom to attack sacred values.
This study of the sacred as a categorical tripping point at the intersection of Indigenous studies and the history of religions begins with the words of Grant Bulltail, an Apsaalooke (Crow) elder, recorded on video when he traveled from his home on the Crow Reservation in Montana to speak to schoolchildren in Cody, Wyoming, about an extraordinary landmark, Heart Mountain.
The Sacred Months are Thul-Qi'dah, Thul-Hijjh, Muharram and Rajab.
Initially HUMC is expected to use RayStation as its treatment planning system at Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital and Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital for conventional 3D-CRT treatments, as well as more advanced treatments including IMRT and VMAT.
A series of research seminars exploring links between sacred texts and sacred spaces grew into a conference in Cardiff, Wales, then into this volume of 14 essays covering the Medieval sacred, re-writing sacred space in the early modern period, and sacred text and sacred space in the 19th century.
When The Sacred Harp was first published in 1844, many similar oblong-style tune-books already had been published (more than 100, according to the Sacred Harp Musical Heritage Association's Web site: http://fasola.org/shmha/, accessed 6 July 2011).
Father Roy explains that the reference to "the sacred and venerable" hands of Christ was dropped in the 1970 English translation produced by the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL).
The church on Charlton Street was merged last May with Notre Dame Church on Main Street and the combined parish was renamed Notre Dame of the Sacred Heart.