What is condition?

  • (noun): A state at a particular time.
    Example: "A condition (or state) of disrepair"
    Synonyms: status
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on condition, conditions:

Ethics (Scientology) - Statistics
... and compare statistics, the Scientologist 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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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
... Brown-Séquard, who acquired the condition as the result of experiments upon himself ... evident that rumination presented itself in a variety of ways in response to a variety of conditions ... rumination was described and treated as a benign condition ...
Deokhye, Princess Of Korea - Arranged Marriage
... as precocious dementia, but by the following year, her condition seemed to have improved ... 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 ... After this, her condition deteriorated ...

More definitions of "condition":

  • (verb): Establish a conditioned response.
  • (noun): The procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition.
    Synonyms: experimental condition
  • (noun): A mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing.
    Example: "The human 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"
  • (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): (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
  • (verb): Put into a better state.
    Example: "He conditions old cars"
  • (noun): An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.
    Synonyms: precondition, stipulation

Famous quotes containing the word condition:

    Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a low one because a person in the latter is already, perhaps, too much humbled.
    Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)

    If our condition were truly happy, we would not need diversion from thinking of it in order to make ourselves happy.
    Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)

    This is essentially a People’s contest. On the side of the Union, it is a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form, and substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men—to lift artificial weights from all shoulders—to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all—to afford all, an unfettered start, and a fair chance, in the race of life.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)