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trance

 [trans]
a state of altered consciousness characterized by heightened focal awareness and reduced peripheral awareness; a sleeplike state of reduced consciousness and activity.

TRANCE

(trans),
Abbreviation for tumor necrosis factor-related activation-induced cytokine, which stimulates osteoclast differentiation.
Synonym(s): OPG ligand
[TNF-related activation-induced cytokine]

trance

(trans),
An altered state of consciousness as in hypnosis, catalepsy, or ecstasy.
[L. transeo, to go across]

trance

(trăns)
n.
1. A hypnotic, cataleptic, or ecstatic state.
2. Detachment from one's physical surroundings, as in contemplation or daydreaming.
3. A semiconscious state, as between sleeping and waking; a daze.
tr.v. tranced, trancing, trances
To put into a trance; entrance.

trance′like′ adj.

trance

Psychiatry A state of focused attention and diminished sensory and motor activity seen in hypnosis, hysterical neurosis, dissociative types. See Ecstatic religious state, Neurosis.

trance

(trans)
An altered state of consciousness as in hypnosis, catalepsy, or ecstasy.
[L. transeo, to go across]

trance

A state of reduced consciousness with diminished voluntary action. Trances may occur in some forms of EPILEPSY, in CATALEPSY, in HYSTERIA and in HYPNOSIS.

TRANCE

Acronym for tumour-necrosis-factor-related activation-induced cytokine. This cytokine stimulates osteoclast differentiation and offers the possibility of developing new control over bone loss in osteoporosis.
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On the other hand, virtually anyone who is sufficiently motivated because of extreme pain or fear can go into trance. This is because trance basically is a way of handling difficult situations.
Exploding out of nowhere and conquering the European scene from England to Ibiza in the late 90s, Corsten is today considered one of the premier Trance artists in the world.Aa
Gillis' method for entering a state of trance is based on the notion of being sensitized to the connection between thought, emotion, spirit and body.
The temporal wound (re)opened and (re) visited in trance, creates space for other temporalities and beings to enter and circulate, like the jnun.
Praying by The Path featuring Marcel is a prime example of how the marriage of trance and techno can be utterly powerful.
"Rock art in South Africa, as well as art in a number of other parts of the world, has been, in large measure, closely associated with the trance experiences of shamans," contends archaeologist David Lewis-Williams of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Trance, a genre of electronic music, emerged from the rave scene in the UK in the late 1980s and developed further during the early 90s in Germany before spreading throughout the rest of Europe.
"The depths of consciousness that can create a type of hell or heaven inside of your experience can be directed and harnessed through trance."
Usually I collapse in a trance or an altered state of consciousness.
Armin Van Buuren, legendary Dutch trance producer and four-time World Number 1 DJ, captured lightning in a bottle and almost blew the roof off Meydan Racecourse's Grandstand with a thunderous set before 10,000 screaming fans on Friday evening.
A NEW night dedicated to trance music is all set to launch at Tabu in Juffair on Friday.
@AlecWillz I've seen Danny Boyle's new film Trance last week which was very good.