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i. An attribute is a piece of information related to a hardware or software component. Attributes can be combined to form groups. ii. Information about a file that indicates whether the file is read-only, hidden, or system, and whether it has been changed since it was last backed up. See also archive, attribute, hidden file, read-only file, system … ...

Attribute

Files' attributes determine how the file can be viewed and accessed. File attributes are Hidden, Read-Only, System, and Archive. These attributes can be controlled by right-clicking on the desired file, selecting PROPERTIES / GENERAL and 'checking' the desired features of the file.

Attribute

[grammar] A grammatical attribute can be ...
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a characteristic which describes a Feature. Attributes can be thought of as questions which are asked about the Feature.
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noun: A specific characteristic of a coin.verb: Identifying a coin via the origin, denomination, type, date, mintmark, variety, etc.
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Descriptive information about features or elements of a database. For a feature like census tract, attributes might include many demographic facts including total population, average income and age. In statistical parlance, an attribute is a 'variable', whereas the database feature represents an 'observation' of the variable.
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[n] - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
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The process of abstraction is at the heart of our ability to make representations of the world, but to do the process proper justice we must firstly consider the difference between a thing, and the 'attributes' of that thing. Attributes are thus the properties, features, or parts of an object, and m
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Attribute

The properties of a HTML tag.
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In archaeology, a characteristic element of a particular culture or group; or a specific element of an individual artifact, such as the rim of a pot or the base of a projectile point, or a type of...
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Has different meanings as a noun and a verb. In art an attribute (noun) is an object or animal associated with a particular personage. The most common attributes are those of the ancient Greek gods. For example doves, birds associated with love, are attributes of the goddess of love, Aphrodite or Venus. So a female nude with a dove or doves may be ...
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At·trib'ute (ăt'trĭ*būt) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Attributed ; present participle & verbal noun Attributing .] [ Latin attributus , past participle of attribuere ; ad + t...
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At'tri·bute noun [ Latin attributum .] 1. That which is attributed; a quality which is considered as belonging to, or inherent in, a person or thing; an essential or necessary property or characteristic. « But mercy is above this sceptered away; . . . It is an attribute to G...
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attribute

noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
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Attribute

• (v. t.) To ascribe; to consider (something) as due or appropriate (to); to refer, as an effect to a cause; to impute; to assign; to consider as belonging (to). • (n.) A conventional symbol of office, character, or identity, added to any particular figure; as, a club is the attribute of Hercules. • (n.) That which is attributed; a q...
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(from the article `metaphysics`) ...the tree would be if it were deprived of all its qualities and stood in no relations. The notion of a substance in this type of metaphysics is ... ...correlation effected by God himself, claiming that mental events were merely `occasions` for God effecting material change. For Spinoza, the w...
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A characterisitic of an action or production stage in information processing, such as a kiln number or a log grade
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Attribute

Commonly, what is proper to a thing (Latm, ad-tribuere, to assign, to ascribe, to bestow). Loosely assimilated to a quality, a property, a characteristic, a peculiarity, a circumstance, a state, a category, a mode or an accident, though there are differences among all these terms. For example, a quality is an inherent property (the qualities of m.....
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In philosophy, an attribute is a quality or property of a substance, as whiteness or hardness. A substance is known to us only as a congeries of attributes.
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to quote the original source of material, whether it be a quote of copyrighted work.
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To identify who said something, either as a quote or as reported speech. Attribution is important to maintain credibility.
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[computing] In computing, an attribute is a specification that defines a property of an object, element, or file. It may also refer to or set the specific value for a given instance of such. For clarity, attributes should more correctly be considered metadata. An attribute is frequently and generally a property of a property. However, in ac...
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[role-playing games] An attribute is a piece of data (a “statistic”) that describes to what extent a fictional character in a role-playing game possesses a specific natural, in-born characteristic common to all characters in the game. That piece of data is usually an abstract number or, in some cases, a set of dice. Some games use diffe...
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A characteristic which describes a Feature. Attributes can be thought of as questions which are asked about the Feature. Typically associated with geospatial data gathering for inclusion within Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
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attribute

To identify who said something, either as a quote or as reported speech. Attribution is important to maintain credibility.
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