Associations to the word «Opus»
OPUS, noun. A work of music or set of works with a specified rank in an ordering of a composer's complete published works.
OPUS, noun. A work, especially of art.
OPUS DEI, proper noun. Short for The Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei, a Roman Catholic organization composed of a prelate, secular clergy and lay people whose mission is to spread the Catholic teaching that everyone is called to become a saint; its lay members, men and women, engage in the affairs of the world and seek to direct them "according to God's will".
OPUS INCERTUM, noun. (architecture) (historical) An Ancient Roman construction technique, using irregular-shaped and randomly placed uncut stones or fist-sized tuff blocks inserted in a core of opus caementicium (Roman concrete).
OPUS OPERATUM, noun. Literally "the work wrought," a Latin phrase used to denote the spiritual effect in the performance of a religious rite which accrues from the virtue inherent in it, or by grace imparted to it, irrespectively of the administrator.
OPUS SPICATUM, noun. Herringbone masonry.
OPUS, noun. A musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements".
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.