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:

Rumination Disorder - History
... in the 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 ...
Ethics (Scientology) - Statistics
... 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 condition." According to The ... 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 ...
Deokhye, Princess Of Korea - Arranged Marriage
... illness as precocious dementia, but by the following year, her condition seemed to have improved ... her brother had 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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "condition":

  • (noun): (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.
    Synonyms: term
  • (noun): An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.
    Synonyms: precondition, stipulation
  • (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
  • (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"
  • (verb): Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.
    Synonyms: discipline, train, check
  • (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
  • (noun): A state at a particular time.
    Example: "A condition (or state) of disrepair"
    Synonyms: status

Famous quotes containing the word condition:

    Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.
    Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964)

    ... the condition of women affords, in all countries, the best criterion by which to judge the character of men.
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)

    Man does not understand nor accept immortality except on condition of self-remembrance.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)