conventionality

  • 1 Conventionality — Con*ven tion*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Conventionalities}. The state of being conventional; adherence to social formalities or usages; that which is established by conventional use; one of the customary usages of social life. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 conventionality — index ceremony, conformity (obedience), custom, decorum, formality, habit, practice (custom) …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 conventionality — [kən ven΄shə nal′ə tē] n. pl. conventionalities 1. the quality, fact, or condition of being conventional 2. conventional behavior or act 3. a conventional form, usage, or rule …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 conventionality — conventional ► ADJECTIVE 1) based on or in accordance with convention. 2) following social conventions; not individual or adventurous. 3) (of weapons or power) non nuclear. DERIVATIVES conventionalist noun conventionality noun conventionalize… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 conventionality — noun (plural ties) Date: circa 1834 1. a conventional usage, practice, or thing 2. the quality or state of being conventional; especially adherence to conventions …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 conventionality — /keuhn ven sheuh nal i tee/, n., pl. conventionalities for 3, 4. 1. conventional quality or character. 2. adherence to convention. 3. a conventional practice, principle, form, etc. 4. conventionalities, conventional rules of behavior. [1825 35;… …

    Universalium

  • 7 conventionality — noun kənventʃʌˈnælɪtɨ a) The state of being conventional b) Something conventional; a convention …

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  • 8 conventionality — con·ven·tion·al·i·ty || kÉ™n‚venʃə nælÉ™tɪ n. quality of being usual or accepted; adherence to accepted norms …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 conventionality — con·ven·tion·al·i·ty …

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  • 10 conventionality — con•ven•tion•al•i•ty [[t]kənˌvɛn ʃəˈnæl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) conventional quality or character 2) adherence to convention 3) a conventional practice, principle, or form • Etymology: 1825–35 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 conventionality — /kənvɛnʃəˈnæləti/ (say kuhnvenshuh naluhtee) noun (plural conventionalities) 1. conventional quality or character. 2. adherence to convention. 3. a conventional practice, principle, form, etc. 4. the conventionalities, the conventional rules of… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 conventionality — noun 1. conformity with conventional thought and behavior • Derivationally related forms: ↑conventional • Hypernyms: ↑conformity, ↑conformism 2. unoriginality as a result of being too conventional • Ant: ↑unconventionality …

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  • 13 Conventionalities — Conventionality Con*ven tion*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Conventionalities}. The state of being conventional; adherence to social formalities or usages; that which is established by conventional use; one of the customary usages of social life. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Einstein synchronisation — (or Einstein Poincaré synchronisation) is a convention in relativity for synchronizing clocks at different places.PoincaréIn the framework of Lorentz ether theory, it was stated by Henri Poincaré in 1900 that 2 observers A and B which are moving… …

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  • 15 Einstein-Synchronisation — In der Relativitätstheorie ist die Einstein Synchronisation (auch Poincaré Einstein Synchronisation) eine Konvention zur Synchronisation von Uhren an verschiedenen Orten. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Einsteins Konvention 2 Geschichte: Poincaré 3 Siehe… …

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  • 16 Einsteinsche Synchronisation — In der Relativitätstheorie ist die Einstein Synchronisation (auch Einstein Poincaré Synchronisation) eine Konvention zur Synchronisation von Uhren an verschiedenen Orten. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Poincaré 2 Einstein 3 Konventionalität 4 Quellen 5 …

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  • 17 David B. Malament — (born 1947) is an American philosopher of science. He attended Stuyvesant High School and received a B.A. in mathematics 1968 at Columbia College and Ph.D. in philosophy 1975 at Rockefeller University. After teaching for nearly a quarter century… …

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  • 18 David B. Malament — (* 21. Dezember 1947) ist ein amerikanischer Philosoph. Malament studierte Mathematik am Columbia College und promovierte 1974 in Philosophie an der Rockefeller University. Nachdem er verschiedene Lehrpositionen an der University of Chicago… …

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  • 19 David Malament — David B. Malament (* 1947) ist ein amerikanischer Philosoph. Malament studierte Mathematik am Columbia College und promovierte 1974 in Philosophie an der Rockefeller University. Nachdem er verschiedene Lehrpositionen an der University of Chicago… …

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  • 20 Malament — David B. Malament (* 1947) ist ein amerikanischer Philosoph. Malament studierte Mathematik am Columbia College und promovierte 1974 in Philosophie an der Rockefeller University. Nachdem er verschiedene Lehrpositionen an der University of Chicago… …

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