What is condition?

  • (verb): Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.
    Synonyms: discipline, train, check
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on condition, conditions:

Ethics (Scientology) - Statistics
... is amply equipped to determine exactly what condition an activity is in, and thus exactly what steps he must take in order to better that condition." According to The Scientology ... these graphs in terms of five levels of "Ethics Conditions" ... The main categories for these conditions are Non-existence condition line on graph steeply or vertically down ...
Heaviside Condition
... The Heaviside condition, due to Oliver Heaviside (1850–1925), is the condition an electrical transmission line must meet in order for there to be no distortion of a transmitted signal ... Also known as the distortionless condition, it can be used to improve the performance of a transmission line by adding loading to the cable ...
Rumination Disorder - History
... Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard, who acquired the condition as the result of experiments upon himself ... of ways in response to a variety of conditions ... At first, adult rumination was described and treated as a benign condition ...
Deokhye, Princess Of Korea - Arranged Marriage
... dementia, but by the following year, her condition seemed to have improved ... against it, and it had been postphoned because of her condition, but when she recovered, she was immediately given instructions that the marriage was to take place ... After this, her condition deteriorated ...
Characterization of Practical Numbers
... It is not difficult to prove that this condition is necessary and sufficient for a number to be practical ... In one direction, this condition is clearly necessary in order to be able to represent as a sum of divisors of n ... In the other direction, the condition is sufficient, as can be shown by induction ...

More definitions of "condition":

  • (noun): An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.
    Synonyms: precondition, stipulation
  • (noun): The state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape').
    Synonyms: shape
  • (verb): Put into a better state.
    Example: "He conditions old cars"
  • (verb): Apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny.
    Example: "I condition my hair after washing it"
  • (noun): A mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing.
    Example: "The human condition"
  • (noun): The procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition.
    Synonyms: experimental condition
  • (verb): Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement.
    Synonyms: stipulate, qualify, specify
  • (noun): A state at a particular time.
    Example: "A condition (or state) of disrepair"
    Synonyms: status
  • (noun): (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.
    Synonyms: term
  • (verb): Establish a conditioned response.

Famous quotes containing the word condition:

    I believe that every man who has ever been earnest to preserve his higher or poetic faculties in the best condition has been particularly inclined to abstain from animal food, and from much food of any kind.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Irishness is not primarily a question of birth or blood or language; it is the condition of being involved in the Irish situation, and usually of being mauled by it.
    Conor Cruise O’Brien (b. 1917)

    The “kingdom of heaven” is a condition of the heart—not something that comes “above the earth” or “after death.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)