Definitions for "Sacrifice"
The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory rite.
Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation.
To make an offering of; to consecrate or present to a divinity by way of expiation or propitiation, or as a token acknowledgment or thanksgiving; to immolate on the altar of God, in order to atone for sin, to procure favor, or to express thankfulness; as, to sacrifice an ox or a sheep.
(Usually deliberate) bidding of a contract known to be unmakeable, with the intent that the cost of penalty (even if doubled) will be smaller than the value of opponent's score.
deliberately bid above one's trick-taking potential in the hope of losing fewer points than if the opponents were allowed to play and make their contract.
A deliberate loss of MATERIAL with the intention of procuring a short-term or long-term gain. Often abbreviated to 'sac'.
Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of something else; devotion of some desirable object in behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more pressing; hence, also, the thing so devoted or given up; as, the sacrifice of interest to pleasure, or of pleasure to interest.
Hence, to destroy, surrender, or suffer to be lost, for the sake of obtaining something; to give up in favor of a higher or more imperative object or duty; to devote, with loss or suffering.
the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
Keywords:  album, love, kilmister, rzel, numan
Motörhead's 1995 Sacrifice is the second, and last album, to feature the short lived four man line up of Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell, Würzel, and Mikkey Dee, as Würzel left the band at the end of recording this album.
Sacrifice is a 1994 album by Gary Numan. Its release followed a self-acknowledged career low point, Machine + Soul (1992), and is often cited as marking the start of a critical and artistic rejuvenation for the one-time pop star.
"Sacrifice" is a love song performed by musician Elton John. The song lyrics were written by Bernie Taupin and put to music by John, appearing on the 1989 album Sleeping with the Past. The song was subsequently released as a single in 1990 and became John's first independent number one single on the UK Singles Chart, remaining on the top spot for six weeks.
"Sacrifice" is an episode of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica television series.
"Sacrifice" is the seventh episode of the first season of the American fantasy / horror drama .
a novel, a story, illustrated in a bloody fashion
a very bloody situation
Sacrifice formed in Toronto in 1985 with Rob Urbinati on vocals and guitar, Joe Rico on guitar, Scott Watts on bass and Gus Pynn on drums, who was born and raised in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
to give up material - if you can see how you can win back the material quickly, it is called a combination or sacrificial combination, if you are just hoping to get a lasting initiative and cash in later, it is sometimes called a speculative sacrifice or, following Spielmann, a real sacrifice. Spielmann referred to sacrificial combinations as 'sham' sacrifices. Tartakower and DuMont describe a dozen types of sacrifice, found elsewhere in this Glossary.
Keywords:  lauded, earthworm, jim, rpg, creators
Sacrifice is a 3D real-time strategy game with strong RPG elements, developed by Shiny Entertainment, the creators of the Earthworm Jim franchise. It was lauded for its original concept, graphics, and sound quality by most reviews.
(sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners
A sacrifice hit.
A statistic that is recorded if a player intentionally (or sometimes unintentionally) hits the ball for the sole purpose of moving a base runner to the next base, fully expecting be out.
Keywords:  traviss, karen, aby, legacy, fifth
Sacrifice is the fifth book in the Legacy of the Force series. The book is being written by Karen Traviss and will be released on May 29, 2007. The book takes place 40 ABY.
Keywords:  ransom, effect
a ransom , as to its effect
"Sacrifice" is a painting created by Robert B. Sherman in 1983. Sherman also created another religiously themed painting of Moses in 1977.
Keywords:  bunt, baserunner, batter, move, allows
A bunt that allows a baserunner to move to the next base while the batter gets out.
An act accomplished for the welfare of all interests, such as throwing part of a cargo overboard to keep a ship from sinking.
Keywords:  prise, left, piece
any piece left en prise.
Keywords:  willingly, paid, price
a price paid willingly
a ceremony performed to please the Supreme Personality of Godhead
an excellent example of how not all good works need to be complex and overhauled
Conscious termination of life through humane, painless death by approved methods.
Keywords:  endure, sons, loss, war, children
endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
sell at a loss
a net loss, not a net gain
Keywords:  sketch, successive, step, set
set-up sketch step successive
Keywords:  discard, immediately, play, cards, your
Immediately discard one of your cards in play.
Keywords:  actual, less, price, cost, value
A sale at a price less than the cost or the actual value.
To sell at a price less than the cost or the actual value.
An action that in objective terms costs you more than you actually benefited.
Keywords:  average, general, see
See General average sacrifice.