essential being

  • 1 being — n. 1. Existence, subsistence, reality, actuality. 2. Essence, essential being, inmost nature, substance, inner reality, life, vital principle, root, core, heart, centre of life. 3. Sentient, conscious, or personal agent, living thing, creature,… …

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  • 2 Essential fatty acid — Essential fatty acids, or EFAs, are fatty acids that cannot be constructed within an organism from other components (generally all references are to humans) by any known chemical pathways; and therefore mustbe obtained from the diet. The term… …

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  • 3 being — [bē′iŋ] n. [see BE] 1. the state or fact of existing or living; existence or life 2. fundamental or essential nature 3. one who lives or exists, or is assumed to do so [a human being, a divine being] 4. all the physical and mental qualities that… …

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  • 4 Being and Nothingness — Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (French: L Être et le néant : Essai d ontologie phénoménologique ), sometimes subtitled A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is a 1943 philosophical treatise by Jean Paul Sartre that… …

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  • 5 Being in itself — is the self contained and fully realized Being of objects. It is a term used in early 20th century continental philosophy, especially in the works of Martin Heidegger, Jean Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and the existentialists.Being in itself… …

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  • 6 Essential — Es*sen tial ([e^]s*s[e^]n sjal), n. 1. Existence; being. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is essential; first or constituent principle; as, the essentials of religion. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Essential Glastonbury — was a promotional cover CD given away with issue 216 of Q magazine. This CD was released in cooperation with Greenpeace with the result that the cover was printed on recycled paper.The following excerpt is the introduction from the inside of the… …

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  • 8 being — [n1] existence actuality, animation, journey, life, living, presence, reality, subsistence, vitality, world; concept 407 Ant. deadness being [n2] essential nature character, entity, essence, essentia, essentiality, individuality, marrow,… …

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  • 9 Essential oil — A glass vial containing sandalwood oil An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils or aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the …

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  • 10 essential — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or constituting essence ; inherent 2. a. of the utmost importance ; basic, indispensable, necessary < an essential requirement for admission to college > b. being a substance that is …

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  • 11 Essential tremor — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|G|25|0|g|20 ICD9 = ICD9|333.1 ICDO = OMIM = 190300 OMIM mult = OMIM2|602134 | MedlinePlus = 000762 eMedicineSubj = neuro eMedicineTopic = 129 MeshID = D020329 Essential tremor… …

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  • 12 Essential amino acid — An essential amino acid or indispensable amino acid is an amino acid that cannot be synthesized de novo by the organism (usually referring to humans), and therefore must be supplied in the diet. Contents 1 Essentiality vs. conditional… …

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  • 13 Essential Mix — Infobox Radio Show show name = Essential Mix imagesize = caption = other names = format = runtime = 2 hours country = flagicon|United Kingdom United Kingdom language = English home station = BBC Radio 1 syndicates = television = presenter = Pete… …

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  • 14 Essential — As in essential hypertension. A hallowed term meaning "We don t know the cause." Synonymous with idiopathic. * * * 1. Necessary, indispensable, ( e.g., e. amino acid s, e. fatty acid s). 2. Characteristic of. 3. Determining. 4. Of… …

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  • 15 essential oil — any of a class of volatile oils obtained from plants, possessing the odor and other characteristic properties of the plant, used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes, flavors, and pharmaceuticals. [1665 75] * * * Any of a class of highly… …

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  • 16 Essential extension — In mathematics, specifically module theory, given a ring R and R modules :Msubseteq E, the module E is an essential extension if for every nonzero submodule :Nsubseteq E, we have:Ncap M e 0. Also, M is then said to be an essential submodule of E …

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  • 17 Essential — Series of Awesome features created by NLCF.Essential or essentials can refer to:*An essential property, which defines an entity as being a particular type of entity. See also essentialism, the philosophical view that an entity must have certain… …

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  • 18 Essential dignity — In astrology, essential dignity is the strength of a planet or point s zodiac position, weighed by only that position by sign and degree, or its essence . In other words, essential dignity seeks to view the strengths of a planet or point as… …

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  • 19 essential — essentially, adv. essentialness, n. /euh sen sheuhl/, adj. 1. absolutely necessary; indispensable: Discipline is essential in an army. 2. pertaining to or constituting the essence of a thing. 3. noting or containing an essence of a plant, drug,… …

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  • 20 essential — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. substantial, material, constitutional, fundamental, elementary, absolute; necessary, needful, requisite, cardinal, indispensable, vital; inherent, intrinsic, basic. See necessity, part, importance.… …

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