alb alb

Definition(s):

  • (n) a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests

Usage(s):

  1. A Roman Catholic bishop wears an alb, as does, too, the medieval priest of the Eastern Catholic Church.
  2. And though she neither granted absolution nor consecrated Communion, five years ago, the congregation recognized her leadership by vesting her with an alb and a half-stole.
  3. But though considered illegal, the alb and the chasuble are worn by priests in a fourth of the Anglican churches in Britain.

News

  1. Gerald Steiner elected to Albemarle board

    BATON ROUGE, La. , June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that its board of directors has elected Gerald A. Steiner to the board, effective July 1, 2013. (Logo: ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Albemarle to Hike DBM and BCM Prices - Analyst Blog

    Albemarle Corporation ( ALB ) announced that it will hike dibromomethane (also referred to as DBM) and bromochloromethane (also referred to as BCM) prices by 25% globally. The price hike is
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  • "Together with professional arborists, we have been proactive in searching for the ALB in major areas like the Arboretum," he added. "These areas will again be searched by the US Department of Agriculture and, combined with a community...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Thomas Menino Source: AHN | All Headline News

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