Definitions for "Absolute "
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.
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 Not many absolute monarchies are left, most of them having been replaced by limited monarchies, where the sovereign's power for evil (and for good) is greatly curtailed, and by republics, which are governed by chance.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
an objectively true moral principle that is unchanging and cross-cultural
adj. not modifiable by other factors such as culture, individual psychology or circumstances (e.g., time, proximity, etc.); unchangeable; an antithesis of relativism.
1. With respect to atmospheric motions, refers to an absolute coordinate system; for example, absolute vorticity as distinguished from relative vorticity. 2. In climatology, the highest or lowest recorded value of a meteorological element, whether at a single station or over an area, during a given period. It is most frequently applied to extremes of temperature: absolute maximum is the highest recorded shade temperature; absolute minimum is the lowest recorded. 3. See Kelvin temperature scale.
as in absolute freezing point which is minus 273 degrees Kelvin - the Kelvin temperature scale developed by Lord Kelvin in the 1800's is also known as the absolute temperature scale. It is a scale mainly used by scientists and the zero point is considered the lowest temperature of anything in the universe. 0ºK is equivalent to -273.16º Celsius.
Loosed from, or unconnected by, dependence on any other being; self-existent; self-sufficing.
Related to Saturn-Cronos, the ruler of Capricorn. The Monad as an emanated Star comes forth in Aries as a Triadic reflection of the Godhead. The subsequent reflections from the Monad are the Higher Self and the Lower Self.
complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"
free from exception, qualification, or conditional limitation; operating or existing in full under all circumstances without variation or exception.
Authoritative; peremptory.
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.
The highest Reality; supreme Consciousness; the pure, untainted, changeless Truth.
Items sold Absolute at auction are sold with no minimum opening bid requirement and no reserve. The item will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price.
A Perceiver fact, residing within the internal world of Perceiver thought, which determines the labeling of other facts. Because facts only enter into the internal world of Perceiver thought through the step of belief, an absolute is always a belief. Within each mental context, the fact with the greatest certainty will act as an absolute.
any belief, doctrine, concept or idea that is regarded as complete unto itself and therefore subject to no exterior circumstance or condition.
not capable of being violated or infringed; "infrangible human rights"
a concept withing human intelligenc, not an existant thing
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.
EHe has absolute confidence in his doctor.EI think what you said is absolute nonsense.
Keywords:  bbl, gal, opposed, flat, basis
same as Flat. Reference to actual $/bbl or/gal price, as opposed to Basis values (see below)
Keywords:  parsecs, magnitude, viewed, object
The magnitude of the object if it were to be viewed from 10 parsecs away.
In a plane, the two imaginary circular points at infinity; in space of three dimensions, the imaginary circle at infinity.
Keywords:  doubtful, positive, clear
Positive; clear; certain; not doubtful.
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date - A range of dates which tells us almost exactly how old a fossil is.  It is often determined through the use of radioactive isotopes.
Final or complete without any condition or encumbrance. Decree Absolute would be the decree that finally dissolves the marriage.
without conditions or limitations; "a total ban"
Without any conditions
Adjective used to describe measurements in terms of fundamentally defined units.
Pressure calculated by using a vacuum as the zero point and including the gauge and atmospheric pressure in the calculation.
A chemical substance that is relatively free of impurities.
a set of links which exists in all places and at all times
link Live link s may be absolute or relative or local. The destination name of an absolute link specifies the entire search path that refers the browser to a document or folder in a remote site. | Links
Measurement - A Measurement made without a direct reference to a second signal or measurement.