Bishop's ring

Bishop's ring
кольцо Бишопа

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Bishop's ring — may refer to: * an episcopal ring, worn by a bishop or archbishop * Bishop s Ring, a diffuse brown or bluish halo observed around the sun in the presence of large amounts of dust in the stratosphere …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop's Ring — A Bishop s Ring is a diffuse brown or bluish halo observed around the sun in the presence of large amounts of dust in the stratosphere. It is typically observed after large volcanic eruptions. The first recorded observation of a Bishop s Ring was …   Wikipedia

  • bishop's ring — I. ˈbishəps noun : a ring worn by bishops on the third finger of the right hand signifying that the bishop is wedded to his diocese II. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Sereno E. Bishop died 1909 American missionary in …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bishop's ring — Meteorol. a reddish brown corona occasionally seen around the sun, caused by volcanic dust in the atmosphere. [after Sereno E. Bishop (1827 1909), U.S. missionary in Hawaii, who described such rings, resulting from the explosion of Krakatoa, in… …   Universalium

  • Bishop Ring — *A Bishop s Ring is a type of atmospheric effect that causes a colored halo around the sun. *A Bishop Ring (habitat) is a type of fictional space habitat in the Orion s Arm science fiction project …   Wikipedia

  • Ring Mountain (British Columbia) — Ring Mountain Elevation 2,192 m (7,192 ft) [1 …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop-Ring —   [ bɪʃəp ; nach dem amerikanischen Missionar S. E. Bishop, ✝ 1909], durch Lichtbeugung und Reflexion von Sonnenlicht an feinen Staubteilchen (v. a. nach Vulkanausbrüchen) hervorgerufene atmosphärische Leuchterscheinung (Kranz); ein rotbrauner… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bishop — A bishop is an ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. The office of bishop is one of the three ministerial offices within Christianity, the other two being… …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop's Palace, Wells — Infobox Historic building caption=Croquet on the lawn of The Bishops Palace name=Bishop s Palace location town=Wells location country=England architect= client=Jocelin of Wells engineer= construction start date=c1210 completion date= date… …   Wikipedia

  • Bishop (Catholic Church) — In the Catholic Church, a Bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the priesthood. Diocesan bishops, known as Eparchs in the Eastern Catholic Churches, are assigned to govern local regions within the Church known as dioceses in… …   Wikipedia

  • bishop — bishopless, adj. bishoplike, adj. /bish euhp/, n., v., bishoped, bishoping. n. 1. a person who supervises a number of local churches or a diocese, being in the Greek, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and other churches a member of the highest order of… …   Universalium

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