anthropic


anthropic
adjective ænˈθrɒp.ɪk
Of or pertaining to mankind or humans, or the period of humanitys existence.

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  • Anthropic — may refer to: * The dictionary meaning is: Of or pertaining to mankind or humans, or the period of humanity s existence. * In the earth sciences and biology, anthropic refers to being associated with humans, influenced by humans or taking place… …   Wikipedia

  • Anthropic — An*throp ic, Anthropical An*throp ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? man.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Like or related to man; human. [R.] Owen. [1913 Webster] 2. relating to the period of mankind s existence [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthropic — (adj.) pertaining to man, 1836, from Gk. anthropikos human, from anthropos male human being, man (see ANTHROPO (Cf. anthropo )). Related: Anthropical (1804) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anthropic — or anthropical adjective Etymology: Greek anthrōpikos, from anthrōpos Date: circa 1806 of or relating to human beings or the period of their existence on earth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anthropic — /an throp ik/, adj. of or pertaining to human beings or their span of existence on earth. Also, anthropical. [1795 1805; < Gk anthropikós human. See ANTHROPO , IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • anthropic — an·throp·ic …   English syllables

  • anthropic — an•throp•ic [[t]ænˈθrɒp ɪk[/t]] also an•throp′i•cal adj. ant of or pertaining to human beings or their span of existence on earth • Etymology: 1795–1805; < Gk anthrōpikós human. See anthropo , ic …   From formal English to slang

  • anthropic(al) —   a. pertaining to human beings …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anthropic — adjective relating to mankind or the period of mankind s existence • Syn: ↑anthropical • Pertains to noun: ↑human being (for: ↑anthropical), ↑human being …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthropic rock — is rock that is made, modified and moved by humans. Concrete is the most widely known example of this [A. Bentur, Cementitious Materials Nine Millennia and a New Century: Past, Present, and Future , ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering… …   Wikipedia


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