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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... Starting from an initial state and initial input (perhaps empty), the instructions describe a computation that, when executed, will proceed through a ... The transition from one state to the next is not necessarily deterministic some algorithms, known as randomized algorithms, incorporate random input ...
... 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 west bank of the Connecticut River marks the eastern (New Hampshire) border of the state (the river is part of New Hampshire) ...
... 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, more than 15,000 insect ... By the mid-19th century, wild turkeys were exterminated in the state through overhunting and destruction of habitat ... resulted in their disappearance from the state ...
... 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 ... the Progress 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 ...
More definitions of "state":
- (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 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
- (verb): Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc..
- (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
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word state:
“The Apache have a legend that the coyote brought them fire and that the bear in his hibernations communes with the spirits of the overworld and later imparts the wisdom gained thereby to the medicine men.”
—Administration in the State of Arizona, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Reporters for tabloid newspapers beat a path to the park entrance each summer when the national convention of nudists is held, but the cults requirement that visitors disrobe is an obstacle to complete coverage of nudist news. Local residents interested in the nudist movement but as yet unwilling to affiliate make observations from rowboats in Great Egg Harbor River.”
—For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.”
—James Baldwin (19241987)