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Definitions for prolusion
proʊˈlu ʒənpro·lu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreword, preface, prolusionnoun

    a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

  2. warm-up, tune-up, prolusionnoun

    exercising in preparation for strenuous activity


  1. prolusionnoun

    An introductory essay.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Prolusionnoun

    Entertainments; performance of diversion.

    Etymology: prolusio, Lat.

    It is memorable, which Famianus Strada, in the first book of his academical prolusions, relates of Suarez. George Hakewill.


  1. prolusion

    Prolusion is a preliminary act or exercise to prepare for a main activity or event, often in the form of an introduction or preface. It can also refer to a literary or musical piece serving as an introduction or prelude.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prolusionnoun

    a trial before the principal performance; a prelude; hence, an introductory essay or exercise

  2. Etymology: [L. prolusio, fr. proludere to prelude; pro before + ludere to play: cf. F. prolusion, It. prolusione.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prolusion

    prō-lū′zhun, n. a prelude, introduction: an essay preparatory to a more solid treatise. [L.,—pro, before, ludĕre, lusum, to play.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prolusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prolusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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