Defined

  • (adj): Clearly defined.
    Synonyms: formed, settled
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on defined:

Intermediate Area
... Area is an archaeological geographical area of the Americas that was defined in its clearest form by Gordon R ... the Intermediate Area has always been somewhat poorly defined ... a positive identity based upon unique characteristics, rather than one defined by the absence of traits ...
Gram
... Originally defined as "the absolute weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a metre, and at the temperature of melting ice" (later ...
Omer (unit)
... The ephah was defined as being 72 logs, and the log was equal to the Sumerian mina, which was itself defined as one sixtieth of a maris the omer was thus equal to about 12⁄100 ... The maris was defined as being the quantity of water equal in weight to a light royal talent, and was thus equal to about 30.3 litres, making the omer equal to about 3.64 litres ...
Vacuum Permittivity - Value
... The value of ε0 is defined by the formula where c0 is the defined value for the speed of light in classical vacuum in SI units, and μ0 is the parameter that international Standards Organizations call the "magnetic ... Since μ0 has the defined value 4π × 10−7 H m−1, and c0 has the defined value 299792458 m·s−1, it follows that ε0 has a defined value given ...
East China
... Huádōng) is a geographical and a loosely-defined cultural region that covers the eastern coastal area of China ... Although an intangible and loosely defined concept, for administrative and governmental purposes the region is defined by the Chinese Central Government to include the provinces of (in alphabetical ...

More definitions of "defined":

  • (adj): Showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary.
    Example: "Hills defined against the evening sky"
    Synonyms: outlined
  • (adj): Clearly characterized or delimited.
    Example: "Lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined"; "each child has clearly defined duties"

Famous quotes containing the word defined:

    The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.
    Italo Calvino (1923–1985)

    ...I didn’t consider intellectuals intelligent, I never liked them or their thoughts about life. I defined them as people who care nothing for argument, who are interested only in information; or as people who have a preference for learning things rather than experiencing them. They have opinions but no point of view.... Their talk is the gloomiest type of human discourse I know.... This is a red flag to my nature. Intellectuals, to me have no natures ...
    Margaret Anderson (1886–1973)

    We have defined a story as a narrative of events arranged in their time-sequence. A plot is also a narrative of events, the emphasis falling on causality. “The king died and then the queen died” is a story. “The king died, and then the queen died of grief” is a plot. The time sequence is preserved, but the sense of causality overshadows it.
    —E.M. (Edward Morgan)