A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence.
A person, place or thing. Includes the attributes that provide additional information about the person, place or thing.
A single object about which data can be stored.
Something in a database system (such as a person, object, or event) that is of importance to the organization.
From OWL Web Ontology Language Guide ( 2004-02-10) as in XML
A predefined element that you place in a drawing by means of a single command. A single piece of geometry or text.
In SGML, a named part of a marked up document. An entity can be used for a string of characters or a whole file of text. Special characters (like "Ê") are normally represented by entities (like "Ê") in SGML.
A virtual storage unit that associates a unique name with the content of the storage unit. Entities can be used to store XML text and markup (text entities), binary data, such as audio or graphics files (binary entities), or non-ASCII characters (character entities). When an entity is referenced in an XML file, the entity's content replaces the reference.
A general term for any institution, company, corporation, partnership, government agency, university or any other organization which is distinguished from individuals. (http://dictionary.law.com)
An organization such as a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, estate, or trust that has legal existence and can sue or be sued.
a body corporate, a trust, a partnership, a fund or an unincorporated organization
an individual, firm business, corporation, association, partnership or other group that engages a lobbyist or a lobby firm to conduct lobbying activites on its behalf
in business, is a separate or self-contained existence that provides goods or services.
Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit
A separate existence or being, most commonly referring to a corporation or other form of business, rather than an individual.
that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)
See spatial entity.
a conceptual element from the application domain, characterized by a set of attributes
a spatial phenomenon of a defined type that has at least one key attribute value different from the corresponding attribute values of surrounding phenomena
to the entities category belong desultory objects, spatially marked by well-defined boundaries and, in case, characterized by specific attributes. Examples of entity are the subdivision of the territory in normative areas or the descriptive graph of a transports infrastructure network.
A human, animal, or nonhuman spirit.
being; spirits are often referred to as entities
A being, spirit, living creature or personification.
A spirit, ghost, or other non-physical, non-material intelligence or personality.
A person or legally recognized organization.
A person (physical, imaginary, or otherwise) or a process.
means an organisation that has a legal identity. In the context of the Charities Act, entity means the trustees of a trust, an incorporated society, a company, an institution or any other group of people who act together. There is no need for the entity to have a formal or legal personality but it will need to have some rules that govern what it does in order to be registered.
a person or group of people who are subject to the tax laws
A unit of economic activity about which financial information is required.
a Being or a part of a Being (his energies, attention units or whatever, but there is a line to the Being)
a collection of related characteristics that you need to maintain and use as a unit
an economic unit that has the capacity to engage in transactions with other entities
entity relationship model
a wellknown construct in conceptual data modeling
This is a term used to refer to specific geometric objects. Most all CAD programs use entities as their basic unit of definition. For this program, the basic entities are: point, curve (includes polylines and combination curve and lines), and surfaces.
a CAD model consists of lines, circles, points, surfaces, and so on. All may be called drawing entities, providing a convenient term to refer to any piece of a model without specifying its character. Sometimes called an element.
any private individual or legal entity; a natural person, including subjects of entrepreneurial activity, a legal entity of any type of ownership, representation of a non-resident of Ukraine
a fancy term for a symbol
a representation of the way an individual in the world is referred to using aliases
a symbolic representation of information
a business organized according to state law to limit the liability of the owners
a person, organization, program, computer, business, bank, or something else you are trusting to some degree
An organization representing a specific group of people or business interests and can be a school, school district, library, library system, consortium, or service provider.
A form of business organization.
a relational data construct that contains any number of Fields and can be related to other entities
a data source, SAS/SHARE server, or server library as specified in a data source definition.
a table or relation containing a data set
A subject that we collect or maintain data about.
a set (or equivalence class) of tasks having the same order of hierarchical complexity
a value, object, subobject, base class subobject, array element, variable, function, instance of a function, enumerator, type, class member, template, or namespace
a variable, class, package, member of an enumeration, function, char type, function type, integer type, matrix type, queue type, rational type, relation type, stack type, tuple type or variant type
(ER) See class. class.php
A user, group or resource defined to RACF.
An agency, organization, association, group, or institution.
An alternative method of grouping merchants or chains.
a bit of code that will be replaced with a single piece of information, such as the store name, or the background color from the navigation bar
a bit of text that will be replaced with a single piece of information, like the store name, or the same color as the category tree background
a store or persistence mechanism that captures the information or knowledge in a system
a consistent packet of information, that is a item that contains no contradiction in itself and can be named or denoted in an information process
a short cut to a set of information
The information transferred in a request or response.
a government agency for purposes of this provision only if, under the law, it is treated as a government agency for other purposes
an agency if the government is involved in and/or has authority over decisions affecting its ongoing, daily operations
The term used to apply to each or any of the Victorian Government departments and agencies that are wholly or partly funded through the State budget and accountable to the Parliament.
an actual element of the database schema
Something about which information is stored in a database.
Entity is used in database modeling. In relational databases, it typically maps to a table.
a reference to data that is used for content reuse and document size minimization
a specific region of an image along with any associated textual content
A named fragment of document content that is stored separately from other fragments and can be included in a document one or more times by reference to its name.