anticipation

  1. pleasurable expectation
  2. something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
  3. the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
  4. wishing with confidence of fulfillment

Anticipation

Anticipation, or being enthusiastic, is an emotion involving pleasure, excitement, and sometimes anxiety in considering some expected or longed-for good event. ==As a defence mechanism== George Eman Vaillant considered anticipation as one of `the mature ways of dealing with real stress... You reduce the stress of some difficult challenge by antic....
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anticipation

(from the article `acclimatization`) Another surprising characteristic of acclimatization is its anticipatory nature—it can develop before the change occurs. It would seem that ... Expectancy may occur, for example, when a subject has come to expect a delay between the first and second stimulus, meaning the subject will be ... [...
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Anticipation

(Lat. ante, before + capere, to take) The foreknowledge of future events and experiences. Anticipation, in contrast to expectation, is allegedly immediate and non-inferential cognition of the future. See Expectation; Foreknowledge. -- L.W. In Lucretius, the Scholastics, Fr. Bacon, and Leibniz, it means a hypothesis without confirmation.
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anticipation

[n] - wishing with confidence of fulfillment 2. [n] - some early entity whose type or style anticipates a later one 3. [n] - pleasurable expectation 4. [n] - something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
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Anticipation

• (n.) The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order. • (n.) The commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord. • (n.) Previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; for...
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anticipation

noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm); `each of them had their own anticipations`; `an indicator of expectancy in development`
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anticipation

expectancy noun pleasurable expectation
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Anticipation

[animation] Anticipation is one of the fundamental 12 basic principles of animation, as set out by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston in their authoritative 1981 book on the Disney Studio titled The Illusion of Life. An anticipation pose or drawing is a preparation for the main action of an animated scene, as distinct from the action and the r...
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Anticipation

[artificial intelligence] In artificial intelligence (AI), anticipation is the concept of an agent making decisions based on predictions, expectations, or beliefs about the future. It is widely considered that anticipation is a vital component of complex natural cognitive systems. As a branch of AI, anticipatory systems is a specialization ...
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Anticipation

[genetics] In genetics, anticipation is a phenomenon whereby the symptoms of a genetic disorder become apparent at an earlier age as it is passed on to the next generation. In most cases, an increase of severity of symptoms is also noted. Anticipation is common in trinucleotide repeat disorders, such as Huntington`s disease and myotonic dys...
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Anticipation

An·tic`i·pa'tion noun [ Latin anticipatio : confer French anticipation .] 1. The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order. « So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery. Shak.
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anticipation

1. The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order. 'So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery.' (Shak) ... 2. Previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven. 'The happy anticip...
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Anticipation

A situation in which an invention is too similar to an earlier invention to be considered new (or novel). Because novelty is a requirement for patentability, anticipated inventions are not patentable. An invention is usually anticipated by 1) prior publications (a news article, trade journal article, academic thesis, or prior patent), 2) prior inve...
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ANTICIPATION

An exaggerated Counter position used at the end of a turn. The body faces down the hill, while the skis point across the hill. Commonly used to help a skier pivot the skis downhill during the Transition, for the start of the new turn.
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anticipation

an unaccented nonharmonic tone which resolves by repetition.
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anticipation

anticipation 1. The act of anticipating. 2. An expectation. 3. Foreknowledge, intuition, and presentiment. 4. The use or assignment of funds; especially, from a trust fund, before they are legitimately available for use. 5. Music Introduction on a weak beat of one note of a new chord before the previous chord is resolved.
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Anticipation

Anticipation: A remarkable phenomenon in which a genetic disease appears earlier appearance and with increased from with each succeeding generation. Anticipation was once thought not to exist in genetics. It was chalked off as a meaningless statistical artifact. However, anticipation has now been proven to occur in a large number of important genet...
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Anticipation

Arrangements whereby customers who pay before the final date may be entitled to deduct a normal rate of interest.
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Anticipation

Each generation of offspring has increased severity of a genetic disorder
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Anticipation

Each generation of offspring has increased severity of a genetic disorder; e.g., a grandchild may have earlier onset and more severe symptoms than the parent, who had earlier onset than the grandparent.
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Anticipation

if the theme and setting of a particular problem has already appeared in an earlier problem without the knowledge of the later composer, the problem is said to be anticipated. The position does not have to be exactly the same, just very similar. Where this is done deliberately by the later composer, the term plagiarised is used. There is a real cha...
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Anticipation

In music, anticipation describes the commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord.
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Anticipation

Paying what is owed before it is due (usually to save interest charges).
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Anticipation

Paying what is owed before it is due (usually to save interest charges).
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