con·sul·ta·tion /ˌkɑn(t)səlˈteʃən/ 名詞
1. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision.
Thus they doubtful consultations dark
2. A council or conference, as of physicians, held to consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a cause.
Writ of consultation Law, a writ by which a cause, improperly removed by prohibition from one court to another, is returned to the court from which it came; -- so called because the judges, on consultation, find the prohibition ill-founded.
n 1: a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a
consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience
with the king" [syn: audience, interview]
2: a conference between two or more people to consider a
particular question; "frequent consultations with his
lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
3: the act of referring or consulting; "reference to an
encyclopedia produced the answer" [syn: reference]