What is condition?

  • (verb): Apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny.
    Example: "I condition my hair after washing it"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on condition, conditions:

Ethics (Scientology) - Statistics
... compare statistics, the Scientologist is amply equipped to determine exactly what condition an activity is in, and thus exactly what steps he must take ... of 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 ... that rumination presented itself in a variety of ways in response to a variety of conditions ... At first, adult rumination was described and treated as a benign condition ...
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 ...
Deokhye, Princess Of Korea - Arranged Marriage
... Her physician diagnosed her illness as precocious 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 ...

More definitions of "condition":

  • (noun): (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.
    Synonyms: term
  • (verb): Put into a better state.
    Example: "He conditions old cars"
  • (noun): The procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition.
    Synonyms: experimental condition
  • (verb): Establish a conditioned response.
  • (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
  • (noun): A mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing.
    Example: "The human condition"
  • (noun): A state at a particular time.
    Example: "A condition (or state) of disrepair"
    Synonyms: status
  • (noun): An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.
    Synonyms: precondition, stipulation
  • (verb): Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.
    Synonyms: discipline, train, check
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word condition:

    The condition-of-England question is a practical one. The condition of England demands a hero, not a poet.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    It is wrong to be harsh with the New York critics, unless one admits in the same breath that it is a condition of their existence that they should write entertainingly about something which is rarely worth writing about at all.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

    Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.
    David Hume (1711–1776)