conjuring

conjuring
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  • conjuring — n. invoking a spirit or devil. See {conjure}, v.. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjuring — ► NOUN ▪ the performance of seemingly magical tricks, often involving sleight of hand …   English terms dictionary

  • conjuring — Art of entertaining by giving the illusion of performing impossible feats. The conjurer is an actor who combines psychology, manual dexterity, and mechanical aids to effect the desired illusion. The form was established by the medieval era, when… …   Universalium

  • Conjuring — Conjure Con*jure (k[o^]n*j[=u]r ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conjured} ( j[=u]rd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Conjuring}.] [F. conjurer, fr. L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con + jurare to swear. See {Jury}.] To call on or summon by a sacred name… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjuring — noun Conjuring is used before these nouns: ↑trick …   Collocations dictionary

  • conjuring — con|jur|ing [ˈkʌndʒərıŋ US ˈka:n , ˈkʌn ] n [U] the skill of performing clever tricks in which you seem to make things appear, disappear, or change by magic = ↑magic ▪ He did conjuring tricks for the children …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Conjuring Arts Research Center — is a not for profit organization, based in New York City in the United States, dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of magic and its allied arts. Established by William Bill Kalush in 2003, the Conjuring Arts Research Center has over… …   Wikipedia

  • Conjuring (book) — Conjuring   Author(s) James Randi Publisher …   Wikipedia

  • conjuring trick — conjuring tricks N COUNT A conjuring trick is a trick in which something is made to appear or disappear as if by magic …   English dictionary

  • conjuring — noun An act in which something is conjured …   Wiktionary

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