substance

  • 1 SUBSTANCE — Une idée reçue particulièrement tenace occupe le devant de la scène philosophique depuis l’époque du positivisme d’Auguste Comte, c’est à dire depuis plus d’un siècle: l’idée selon laquelle la métaphysique serait morte avec Kant, à la fin du… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Substance — • A genus supremum, cannot strictly be defined by an analysis into genus and specific difference; yet a survey of the universe at large will enable us to form without difficulty an accurate idea of substance Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 substance — Substance. s. f. Terme de Philosophie, Estre qui subsiste par luy mesme, à la difference de l accident qui ne subsiste qu estant adherant à un sujet. Substance spirituelle. substance corporelle. dans le mystere de l Eucharistie la substance du… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Substance P — Structure et représentation tridimensionnelle de la Substance P …

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  • 5 Substance — Sub stance, n. [F., fr. L. substantia, fr. substare to be under or present, to stand firm; sub under + stare to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. That which underlies all outward manifestations; substratum; the permanent subject or cause of phenomena,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 substance — 1 Substance, purport, gist, burden, core, pith can denote the inner significance or central meaning of something written or said. Substance implies the essence of what has been said or written devoid of details and elaborations; the term is used… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 substance — sub·stance n 1: substantive law was a question of substance and not process compare procedure 2: something (as language) essential esp. to establishing a valid right, claim, or charge a t …

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  • 8 substance — ► NOUN 1) a particular kind of matter with uniform properties. 2) the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists. 3) solid basis in reality or fact: the claim has no substance. 4) the quality of being important, valid, or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 substance — [n1] entity, element actuality, animal, being, body, bulk, concreteness, core, corpus, fabric, force, hunk, individual, item, mass, material, matter, object, person, phenomenon, reality, something, staple, stuff, texture, thing; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 substance — [sub′stəns] n. [OFr < L substantia < substare, to be present < sub , under + stare, to STAND] 1. the real or essential part or element of anything; essence, reality, or basic matter 2. a) the physical matter of which a thing consists;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Substance — Sub stance, v. t. To furnish or endow with substance; to supply property to; to make rich. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 substance — (n.) c.1300, essential nature, from O.Fr. substance (12c.), from L. substantia being, essence, material, from substans, prp. of substare stand firm, be under or present, from sub up to, under + stare to stand, from PIE root *sta to stand (see… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 Substance P — ● Substance P polypeptide de faible masse molaire, présent dans le système nerveux, central et périphérique, et impliqué dans la nociception …

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  • 14 substance P — n a neuropeptide that consists of 11 amino acid residues, that is widely distributed in the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system, and that acts across nerve synapses to produce prolonged postsynaptic excitation * * * a peptide… …

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  • 15 substance — Substance, Substantia …

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  • 16 Substance — Pour les articles homonymes, voir substance (homonymie). Le mot substance (du latin substantia, de substare, être dessous; du grec hypokeimenon) signifie : la matière dont quelque chose est formée (substance dure, molle) ; ce qu il y a… …

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  • 17 substance — (sub stan s ; au XVIe siècle, prononcé sustance, d après Palsgrave, p. 23) s. f. 1°   Terme de philosophie. Ce qui subsiste par soi même, à la différence de l accident qui ne subsiste que dans un sujet. •   Toute chose dans laquelle réside… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 substance —    by Claire Colebrook   Deleuze might appear to be a purely inventive philosopher, avowedly creating concepts and vocabularies while rejecting the constraints of already formed metaphysical systems. Certainly, he would seem to be a far cry from… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 19 substance —    by Claire Colebrook   Deleuze might appear to be a purely inventive philosopher, avowedly creating concepts and vocabularies while rejecting the constraints of already formed metaphysical systems. Certainly, he would seem to be a far cry from… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 20 SUBSTANCE — s. f. T. de Philosophie. Être qui subsiste par lui même, à la différence de L accident, qui ne subsiste qu étant adhérent à un sujet. Substance spirituelle, corporelle. Chez les catholiques, c est un article de foi que, dans le mystère de l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)