experimental condition, condition
n. the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
stipulation, precondition, condition
n. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
term, condition
n. (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
n. an illness, disease, or other medical problem; "a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
shape, condition
n. the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
n. condition as part of a program
v. apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; "I condition my hair after washing it"
v. put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"
v. establish a conditioned response
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quandary, dilemma
n. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
n. formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance"
requirement, prerequisite
n. something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
requirement, prerequisite
n. something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
expression, formula
n. a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
n. one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
n. the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
locution, expression, saying
n. a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
want, need
n. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
n. a level of existence or development; "he lived on a worldly plane"
n. a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
n. social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"
n. defectiveness or unsoundness; "drugs have become a sickness they cannot cure"; "a great sickness of his judgment"
n. an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
ill, complaint, ailment
n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
n. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
plight, quandary, predicament
n. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
tier, level, grade
n. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
n. the state of being controlled or governed
n. the condition of being essential or indispensable
form, phase
n. (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary; "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
setting, circumstance, context
n. the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context"
accustom, habituate
v. make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"
make familiar, familiarise, familiarize
v. make familiar or acquainted; "you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"
mollify, season, temper
v. make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
get accustomed, adapt, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
chink, check
v. make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
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