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

In music, anticipation describes the commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/VA.HTM

anticipation

Type: Term Pronunciation: an-tis′i-pā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Appearance before the appointed time of a periodic symptom or sign. 2. Progressively earlier age of manifestation of a hereditary disease in successive generations; may be factitious (because of heightened awareness of early signs of the disease or because these signs ...
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=4778

Anticipation

Arrangements whereby customers who pay before the final date may be entitled to deduct a normal rate of interest.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20047

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)
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=anticipation

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...
Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2279

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.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/95

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...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

anticipation

expectancy noun pleasurable expectation
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=anticipation

anticipation

expectation noun wishing with confidence of fulfillment
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=anticipation

anticipation

noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm); `each of them had their own anticipations`; `an indicator of expectancy in development`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=anticipation

Anticipation

Paying what is owed before it is due (usually to save interest charges).
Found on http://www.duke.edu/~charvey/Classes/wpg/bfglosa.htm

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...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/anticipation/

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 ... [...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/a/82

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.
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/152/

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.
Found on http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/glossary/glossary.shtml

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.
Found on http://www.ditext.com/runes/a.html

Anticipation

Preparation made before a turn with the hands, eyes, soles of the feet, and longitudinal weight shift. When learning new technique it can also mean a pole plant, and is more often than not accompanied by angulation.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21283

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.
Found on http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/glossary/glossary_a.shtm

Anticipation

[advertisement] Anticipation is an award-winning Irish advertisement launched by Guinness plc in 1994 to promote Guinness-brand draught stout. The advert, which appeared in print, posters, and cinema and television spots, was conceived by Liam O`Flaherty at Irish advertising agency Arks, directed by Richie Smyth, edited by Hugh Chaloner and...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticipation_(advertisement)

Anticipation

[song] `Anticipation` is a song written and performed by Carly Simon. It was the lead single from her 1971 album of the same name, and became a smash hit, peaking #13 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Simon received her 3rd Grammy nomination for this song, which relates her state of mind as she waits to go on a da...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticipation_(song)

Anticipation

[video game] Anticipation is a video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System developed by Rare that was released in 1988. It is playable as a single player with computer-controlled players or multiplayer with support for up to four players. ==Gameplay== The gameplay is similar to that of a board game, such as Pictionary. The player is re...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticipation_(video_game)

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 ...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticipation_(artificial_intelligence)

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...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticipation_(genetics)

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....
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticipation
No exact match found