consecration: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kon"si-krā'shun), [key]
- the act of consecrating; dedication to the service and worship of a deity.
- the act of giving the sacramental character to the Eucharistic elements of bread and wine, esp. in the Roman Catholic Church.
- ordination to a sacred office, esp. to the episcopate.
- consecration (Thesaurus)