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:

Deokhye, Princess Of Korea - Arranged Marriage
... her illness as precocious dementia, but by the following year, her condition seemed to have improved ... in 1930 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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
Rumination Disorder - History
... 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 ...

More definitions of "condition":

  • (noun): (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.
    Synonyms: term
  • (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
  • (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
  • (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
  • (verb): Put into a better state.
    Example: "He conditions old cars"

Famous quotes containing the word condition:

    No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
    Eugène Ionesco (b. 1912)

    The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Demoniac possession is mythical; but the faculty of being possessed, more less completely, by an idea is probably the fundamental condition of what is called genius, whether it show itself in the saint, the artist, or the man of science.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)