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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A container in which material (as gums or woods) is burned to produce a fragrant odor.

Usage examples (32)
  • The censer hung in the doorway of the large cathedral.
  • “It's called a censer and it's silver, not steel,” he says, just to show how smart he is.
  • A table thou shalt place behind the censer which is before the Sun-God
  • Chronicles 4: 22) The word rendered "censer" in (Hebrews 9: 4) probably means the "altar of incense." for more
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  • A "censer" is an incense burner, a "censor" is a person who suppresses ideas or materials, to "censure" is to blame or disapprove, while a "sensor" is a device that detects automatically.
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