State commonly refers to either the present condition of a system or entity, or to a governed entity (such as a country) or sub-entity (such as an autonomous territory of a country).
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... State Route 27 State Route 39 State Route 50. ...
... The state contains 41 species of reptiles and amphibians, 89 species of fish, of which 12 are non-native 193 species of breeding birds, 58 species of mammals ... By the mid-19th century, wild turkeys were exterminated in the state through overhunting and destruction of habitat ... the eggshells of ospreys which resulted in their disappearance from the state ...
... Starting from an initial state and initial input (perhaps empty), the instructions describe a computation that, when executed, will proceed through a finite number of well-defined successive states ... The transition from one state to the next is not necessarily deterministic some algorithms, known as randomized algorithms, incorporate random input ...
... election, appointment or defeat of candidates to federal, state or local public office ... Technically, almost all political committees, including state, local, and federal candidate committees, traditional political action committees, "Super PACs", and political parties are "527s ... for America Voter Fund, Secretary of State Project, United American Technologies, American Right To Life Action, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow and the November Fund ...
... in Vermont Vermont is located in the New England region in the eastern United States and comprises 9,614 square miles (24,900 km2), making it the 45th-largest state ... It is the only state that doesn't have any buildings taller than 150 feet (46 m) ... the Connecticut River marks the eastern (New Hampshire) border of the state (the river is part of New Hampshire) ...
More definitions of "state":
- (noun): The federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies.
Example: "The Department of State was created in 1789"
Synonyms: Department of State, State Department, DoS
- (noun): A politically organized body of people under a single government.
Example: "The state has elected a new president"
Synonyms: nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic
- (noun): A state of depression or agitation.
Example: "He was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"
- (noun): The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation.
Example: "His state is in the deep south"
- (noun): The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state.
Example: "The state has lowered its income tax"
- (noun): The way something is with respect to its main attributes.
Example: "The current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
- (noun): (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container).
Example: "The solid state of water is called ice"
Synonyms: state of matter
Famous quotes containing the word state:
“The State has but one face for me: that of the police. To my eyes, all of the States ministries have this single face, and I cannot imagine the ministry of culture other than as the police of culture, with its prefect and commissioners.”
—Jean Dubuffet (19011985)
“When we seek reconciliation with our enemies, it is commonly out of a desire to better our own condition, a being harassed and tired out with a state of war, and a fear of some ill accident which we are willing to prevent.”
—François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (16131680)
“Called on one occasion to a homestead cabin whose occupant had been found frozen to death, Coroner Harvey opened the door, glanced in, and instantly pronounced his verdict, Deader n hell!”
—For the State of Nebraska, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)