Essence

The intrinsic or indispensable properties that serve to characterize or identify something.

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Essence

In philosophy, essence is the attribute or set of attributes that make an entity or substance what it fundamentally is, and which it has by necessity, and without which it loses its identity. Essence is contrasted with accident: a property that the entity or substance has contingently, without which the substance can still retain its identity. The...
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Essence

• (v. t.) To perfume; to scent. • (n.) Perfume; odor; scent; or the volatile matter constituting perfume. • (n.) The constituent elementary notions which constitute a complex notion, and must be enumerated to define it; sometimes called the nominal essence. • (n.) The predominant qualities or virtues of a plant or drug, extracte...
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Essence

(Lat. essentia, fr. essens, participle of esse, to be) The being or power of a thing; necessary internal relation or function. The Greek philosophers identified essence and substance in the term, ousia. In classic Latin essence was the idea or law of a thing. But in scholastic philosophy the distinction between essence and substance became importa....
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Essence

, (Scholastic): The essence of a thing is its nature considered independently of its existence. Also non-existent things and those which cannot exist at all have a proper essence. The definition details all properties making up the essence. It is doubtful whether we can give of a ny thing a truly essential definition with the one exception of man: ...
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essence

1. The constituent elementary notions which constitute a complex notion, and must be enumerated to define it; sometimes called the nominal essence. ... 2. The constituent quality or qualities which belong to any object, or class of objects, or on which they depend for being what they are (distinguished as real essence); the real being, divested of ...
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essence

noun any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted
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Essence

[Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics] Essence is the United States Department of Defense`s Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics. Essence`s goal is to monitor health data as it becomes available and discover epidemics and similar health conce...
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Essence

[magazine] Essence is a monthly magazine for African-American women between the ages of 18 and 49. The magazine covers fashion, lifestyle and beauty with an intimate girlfriend-to-girlfriend tone, and their slogan `Fierce, Fun, and Fabulous` suggests the magazine`s goal of empowering African-American women. The topics the magazine discusses...
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Essence

Es'sence noun [ French essence , Latin essentia , formed as if from a present participle of esse to be. See Is , and confer Entity .] 1. The constituent elementary notions which constitute a complex notion, and must be enumerated to define it; sometimes calle...
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Essence

Es'sence transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Essenced ; present participle & verbal noun Essencing .] To perfume; to scent. ' Essenced fops.' Addison.
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essence

essence 1. The constituent elementary notions which constitute a complex notion, and must be enumerated to define it; sometimes called the nominal essence. 2. The constituent quality or qualities which belong to any object, or class of objects, or on which they depend for being what they are (distinguished as real essence); the real being, diveste...
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Essence

Essence is an English name for girls. The meaning is `perfume` The name Essence is most commonly given to American girls. The name sounds like: Asencion
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essence

essence, in philosophy, the nature of a thing. Aristotle maintained that there is a distinction between the form of a thing—its intelligible, verbally formulable character—and the essence of a thing, i.e., what it is in itself, which is not common to anything else. The essence of a thing...
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Essence

In cooking, an essence is a flavouring of meat and vegetables extracted by simmering them in wine and reducing the liquid.
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essence

In philosophy, all that makes a thing what it is and is indispensable to the thing. Philosophers have often distinguished nominal essences from real essences. A nominal essence is a group of terms...
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essence

See below flavoring and Oak extract,
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Essence

That by which a thing is that which it is, or that by which it is constituted in a species; the whatness of a thing. Essence answers the question
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Essence

the attributes that make an object or substance what it fundamentally is, and that it has necessarily.
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essence

Type: Term Pronunciation: es′ens Definitions: 1. The true characteristic or substance of a body. 2. An element. 3. A fluidextract. 4. An alcoholic solution, or spirit, of the volatile oil of a plant. 5. Any volatile substance responsible for odor or taste of the organism (usually a plant) producing it; by extension, synthetic perfumes or flav...
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essence

[n] - any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted
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