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identity

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    the state of having unique identifying characteristics held by no other person or thing  
2    the individual characteristics by which a person or thing is recognized  
3      (Also called)    numerical identity   the property of being one and the same individual  
his loss of memory did not affect his identity     
4      (Also called)    qualitative identity   the state of being the same in nature, quality, etc.  
they were linked by the identity of their tastes     
5    the state of being the same as a person or thing described or claimed  
the identity of the stolen goods has not yet been established     
6    identification of oneself as  
moving to London destroyed his Welsh identity     
7      (Logic)  
a    that relation that holds only between any entity and itself  
b    an assertion that that relation holds, as Cicero is Tully  
8      (Maths)  
a    an equation that is valid for all values of its variables, as in (x -- y)(x + y) = x2 -- y2. Often denoted by the symbol <equiv>  
b      (Also called)    identity element   a member of a set that when operating on another member, x, produces that member x: the identity for multiplication of numbers is 1 since x.1 = 1.x = x  
   See also       inverse       2b  
9      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   a well-known person, esp. in a specified locality; figure (esp. in the phrase an old identity)  
     (C16: from Late Latin identitas, from Latin idem the same)  


corporate identity   , image  
      n   the way an organization is presented to or perceived by its members and the public  
identity card  
      n   a card that establishes a person's identity, esp. one issued to all members of the population in wartime, to the staff of an organization, etc.  
identity theory  
      n     (Philosophy)   a form of materialism which holds mental states to be identical with certain states of the brain and so to have no separate existence, but regards this identity as contingent so that mentalistic and physicalistic language are not held to be synonymous  
   See also       anomalous monism       materialism       2  
numerical identity  
      n     (Logic)   the relation that holds between two relata when they are the selfsame entity, that is, when the terms designating them have the same reference  
   Compare       qualitative identity  
  
See also  
    Leibnitz's law  
old identity  
      n     (N.Z.)   a person known for a long time in the one locality  
qualitative identity  
      n     (Logic)   the relation that holds between two relata that have properties in common. This term is used to distinguish many uses of the words identical or same in ordinary language from strict identity or numerical identity  
self-identity  
      n   the conscious recognition of the self as having a unique identity  
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v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
n.
online footprint left by an user, available across the world wide web.
[Tech.]
n.
Assumption of name and unique identity by which one creates a impression on the internet.
[Tech.]
exp.
Symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
[Tech.]
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
det.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
exp.
Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
[Tech.]
prep.
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.

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