What is condition?

  • (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
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on condition, conditions:

Rumination Disorder - History
... nineteenth century, Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard, who acquired the condition as the result of experiments upon himself ... 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 ...
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 ...
Deokhye, Princess Of Korea - Arranged Marriage
... her illness as precocious dementia, but by the following year, her condition seemed to have improved ... protested 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 ...
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 ... on graphs, and then for analysis 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 ...

More definitions of "condition":

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

Famous quotes containing the word condition:

    The Germans are always too late. They are late, like music, which is always the last of the arts to express a world condition,—when that world condition is already in its final stages. They are abstract and mystical.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    Man’s biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
    Erich Fromm (1900–1980)

    It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)