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Definition of Communication

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Confidential communication
Confidential Con`fi*den"tial, a. [Cf. F. confidentiel.] 1. Enjoying, or treated with, confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; as, a confidential servant or clerk. 2. Communicated in confidence; secret. ``Confidential messages.' --Burke. Confidential communication (Law) See Privileged communication, under Privileged. Confidential creditors, those whose claims are of such a character that they are entitled to be paid before other creditors. Confidential debts, debts incurred for borrowed money, and regarded as having a claim to be paid before other debts. --McElrath.
Excommunication
Excommunication Ex`com*mu`ni*ca"tion, n. [L. excommunicatio: cf. F. excommunication.] The act of communicating or ejecting; esp., an ecclesiastical censure whereby the person against whom it is pronounced is, for the time, cast out of the communication of the church; exclusion from fellowship in things spiritual. Note: excommunication is of two kinds, the lesser and the greater; the lesser excommunication is a separation or suspension from partaking of the Eucharist; the greater is an absolute execution of the offender from the church and all its rights and advantages, even from social intercourse with the faithful.
Excommunication by inch of candle
Candle Can"dle, n. [OE. candel, candel, AS, candel, fr. L. candela a (white) light made of wax or tallow, fr. cand["e]re to be white. See Candid, and cf. Chandler, Cannel, Kindle.] 1. A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick composed of loosely twisted linen of cotton threads, and used to furnish light. How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. --Shak. Note: Candles are usually made by repeatedly dipping the wicks in the melted tallow, etc. (``dipped candles'), or by casting or running in a mold. 2. That which gives light; a luminary. By these blessed candles of the night. --Shak. Candle nut, the fruit of a euphorbiaceous shrub (Aleurites triloba), a native of some of the Pacific islands; -- socalled because, when dry, it will burn with a bright flame, and is used by the natives as a candle. The oil has many uses. Candle power (Photom.), illuminating power, as of a lamp, or gas flame, reckoned in terms of the light of a standard candle. Electric candle, A modification of the electric arc lamp, in which the carbon rods, instead of being placed end to end, are arranged side by side, and at a distance suitable for the formation of the arc at the tip; -- called also, from the name of the inventor, Jablockoff candle. Excommunication by inch of candle, a form of excommunication in which the offender is allowed time to repent only while a candle burns. Not worth the candle, not worth the cost or trouble. Rush candle, a candle made of the pith of certain rushes, peeled except on one side, and dipped in grease. Sale by inch of candle, an auction in which persons are allowed to bid only till a small piece of candle burns out. Standard candle (Photom.), a special form of candle employed as a standard in photometric measurements; usually, a candle of spermaceti so constructed as to burn at the rate of 120 grains, or 7.8 grams, per hour. To curse by bell, book and candle. See under Bell.
Intercommunication
Intercommunication In`ter*com*mu`ni*ca"tion, n. Mutual communication. --Owen.
Privileged communication
Privileged Priv"i*leged, a. Invested with a privilege; enjoying a peculiar right, advantage, or immunity. Privileged communication. (Law) (a) A communication which can not be disclosed without the consent of the party making it, -- such as those made by a client to his legal adviser, or by persons to their religious or medical advisers. (b) A communication which does not expose the party making it to indictment for libel, -- such as those made by persons communicating confidentially with a government, persons consulted confidentially as to the character of servants, etc. Privileged debts (Law), those to which a preference in payment is given out of the estate of a deceased person, or out of the estate of an insolvent. --Wharton. --Burrill. Privileged witnesses (Law) witnesses who are not obliged to testify as to certain things, as lawyers in relation to their dealings with their clients, and officers of state as to state secrets; also, by statute, clergymen and physicans are placed in the same category, so far as concerns information received by them professionally.

Meaning of Communication from wikipedia

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