Complete in itself; perfect; consummate; faultless; as, absolute perfection; absolute beauty.
Pure; unmixed; as, absolute alcohol.
Also called an "essence," this is the pure base material that is obtained by extracting it from a plant's solids. These solids (like leaves or flowers) contain waxes and insoluble materials (like fiber) that are unusable in perfumery. To extract the absolute, the solid material is washed in alcohol, frozen, then filtered. When the alcohol evaporates, the remaining product (either a liquid or solid) is the plant's absolute.
perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol"
Independent, irresponsible. An absolute monarchy is one in which the sovereign does as he pleases so long as he pleases the assassins. Not many absolute monarchies are left, most of them having been replaced by limited monarchies, where the sovereign's power for evil (and for good) is greatly curtailed, and by republics, which are governed by chance.
Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or command; absolute power; an absolute monarch.
Capable of being thought or conceived by itself alone; unconditioned; non-relative.
complete, utter, perfect, unconditional, unlimited, ruling with unrestricted power, universally valid, not admitting exceptions, not relative or comparative, independent, Ultimate Reality - God
An arbitrary term used to describe or define a degree of filtration. The filtration industry uses various methods of determining absolute ratings that are not necessarily interchangeable. Generally, absolute references 100% removal of solids above a specified micron rating on a single pass basis.
means absolute. An absolute 5-micron filter is one proven to remove all particles of five-microns or larger.
100% efficiency at the stated rating of water filtration.
A degree of filtration that guarantees 100% removal of suspended solids over a specified size.
refers to a feedback device such as a resolver or an absolute encoder that provides unique position information for each discrete shaft location; unlike an incremental feedback device which requires a known reference point, an absolute feedback device retains position information when power to the system is momentarily lost.
mode A backup copy group mode that specifies that a file is considered for incremental backup even if the file has not changed since the last backup. See also mode. Contrast with modified.
In CNC this is a reference to a Cartesian coordinate system in which all coordinate locations are taken ( measured) from the origin. See also incremental.
A copy group mode value that indicates a file is considered for incremental backup even though the file has not changed since the last time it was backed up. See mode. Contrast with modified.
expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute (or unequivocal) quarantee to respect the nation's authority"; "inability to make a conclusive (or unequivocal) refusal"
Absolute music. Music which is inspired by itself rather than extra musical implications such as the stories legends of 'program' music.
Absolute is the brand of a long-running series of compilation albums owned by the Swedish record company EVA Records. Initially, the only albums in the series were called Absolute Music, but starting in 1990 there have been other themed albums such as Absolute Dance and Absolute Rock.
Absolute were formed in 1988 by Paul Wilson and Andy Watkins after they met at university and decided to pursue a career in music. Initially, Absolute was a band project with the release of two singles: "Don't You Wanna be Mine" (1991) and "Introduce Me to Love" (1992) on Rhythm King Records. The latter featured the vocals of John Paul Barrett.
Absolute is an XFree86 driver for absolute positioning pointer devices, such as tablets and touchscreens. It currently supports arbitrary-point calibration and several types of hardware. It also includes calibration utilities for touchscreens and tablets.
Intrinsic or characteristic to the body, not dependent on distance or position of the observer or the body.
Absolute position in a website is the position from the top left of page.
Viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects; actual; real; -- opposed to relative and comparative; as, absolute motion; absolute time or space.
A method of referencing another document or file in which a specific machine and directory is mentioned. See relative below.
Viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects; actual; real; in opposition to relative.
Not immediately dependent on the other parts of the sentence in government; as, the case absolute. See Ablative absolute, under Ablative.
In Hebrew Greek grammar, a word is absolute when it stands independently and has no grammatical relation to other elements in the sentence. The most common instance in Greek is the genitive absolute.
The postconstructus, or absolute form, refers to the second element of a construct phrase. Some grammars describe it as the genitive case; however, an absolute is not morphologically marked in Biblical Hebrew.