dependency

(Humans as organisms) state of being mentally or physically reliant on something, especially a drug

dependency

(de-pen´dәn-se) a state of relying on another for love, affection, mothering, comfort, security, food, warmth, shelter, protection, and the like.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

dependency

(from the article `international relations`) ...that capitalism is the best means of economic development for impoverished states and instead argues that participation in international ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/d/32

dependency

(ITIL Service Transition) The activity responsible for movement of new or changed hardware, software, documentation, process etc. to the live environment. Deployment is part of the release and deployment management process.
Found on http://exin.vanharen.net/Player/eKnowledge/itildutchglossary.pdf

Dependency

• (n.) A territory remote from the kingdom or state to which it belongs, but subject to its dominion; a colony; as, Great Britain has its dependencies in Asia, Africa, and America. • (n.) That which is attached to something else as its consequence, subordinate, satellite, and the like. • (n.) A thing hanging down; a dependence. &bull...
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dependency

<psychology> The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or support. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

dependency

noun a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
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Dependency

[religion] A dependency, among monastic orders, denotes the relation of a monastic community with a newer community which it has founded elsewhere. The relationship is that of the founding abbey or conventual priory, termed the motherhouse, with a monastery composed of the monks or nuns of the new community, which is called the daughter hou...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dependency_(religion)

Dependency

[UML] In the Unified Modeling Language (UML), a Dependency is a relationship that shows that an element, or set of elements, requires other model elements for their specification or implementation. The element is dependent upon the independent element, called the supplier. Two or more elements in this relationship are called tuples. In the ...
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Dependency

De·pend'en·cy noun ; plural Dependencies 1. State of being dependent; dependence; state of being subordinate; subordination; concatenation; connection; reliance; trust. « Any long series of action, the parts of which have very much dependency each on the other.�...
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Dependency

a dependency exists between two defined elements if a change to the definition of one would result in a change to the other. In UML this is indicated by a line pointing from the dependent to the independent element. * Deployment diagram
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Dependency

A territory distinct from the country in which the supreme sovereign power resides, but belonging rightfully to it and subject to the laws and regulations which the sovereign may think proper to prescribe. It differs from a colony, because it is not settled by the citizens of the sovereign or mother state; and from possession, because it is held by...
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dependency

dependency 1. A geographical area politically controlled by a distant country; or a territory under the jurisdiction of a country of which it does not form an integral part. 2. A lack of independence or self-sufficiency. 3. Being abnormally tolerant to, and dependent on, something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming; especially, a...
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dependency

Type: Term Pronunciation: dĕ-pen′dents-ē Definitions: 1. The state of being dependent. 2. In psychiatry, seen as an issue for a patient who has made a decision that others are responsible for that patient's personal well-being; such turning over of power and responsibility can often lead to frustration, anxiety, anger, and depressio...
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