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Definition of presense

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1. presence [ n ] the state of being present; current existence
Examples: "he tested for the presence of radon"

Used in print:

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

However , they do demonstrate the presence of large normal pressures in the presence of flat shear fields which were forecast by the theory in the first part of the paper .

However , they do demonstrate the presence of large normal pressures in the presence of flat shear fields which were forecast by the theory in the first part of the paper .

(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

The x-ray_diffraction pattern of the material , taken with CuKla radiation , indicated the presence of no extra lines and was in good agreement with the pattern of Douglass .

One sample , which had been exposed to the atmosphere after evacuation at 375 ` C , showed the presence of adsorbed water ( about 0.3 wt % ) as evidenced by a weak resonance line which was very narrow at room_temperature and which disappeared , due_to broadening , at low_temperature .

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

The washing process whereby soils are removed consists basically of applying mechanical action to loosen the dirt particles and dried matter in the presence of water which helps to float off the debris and acts , to some extent , as a dissolving and solvating agent .

Synonyms presence Related Terms absence being occurrence immanence shadow ubiety thereness thereness hereness ubiquity present absent

2. presence [ n ] the immediate proximity of someone or something
Examples: "she blushed in his presence" "he sensed the presence of danger" "he was well behaved in front of company"

Used in print:

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

It appears to be one of intense dislike , which he makes little effort to conceal even in the presence of Southern friends .

Synonyms front presence Related Terms proximity

3. presence [ n ] an invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

It casts a spell upon them so_that they leave with a feeling of having been in the mysterious presence of an evil power .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Well , ordinarily he is , except ( as the Wheel_of_the_Law specifies ) toward impious folk who steal , disturb , or maltreat the Presence .

Synonyms presence Related Terms spirit

4. presence [ n ] the impression that something is present
Examples: "he felt the presence of an evil force"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

There is an extraordinary sense of presence in all of these recordings , apparently obtained at_least in part by emphasizing the middle and high_frequencies .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Yet you feel the orchestra is near at_hand , and the individual instruments have the same firm presence associated with listening from a good seat in an acoustically perfect hall .

Synonyms presence Related Terms impression

5. presence [ n ] dignified manner or conduct

Used in print:

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

The night before , they had telephoned the Andrus_maid , Selena_Masters , and she had arrived early , bursting her vigorous presence into the silent house with an assurance that amused McFeeley and confounded Moll .

Synonyms comportment presence mien bearing Related Terms manner dignity behave

6. presence [ n ] the act of being present

Synonyms presence Related Terms absence attendance

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