Sentence Examples

  • 17-25): definition (6pos), genus (yEvos), differentia (b&a40pa), property (i&eov), accident (avµ(3e(3771c6s).
  • (3) Differentia is that part of the essence which distinguishes one species from another.
  • This classification, though it is of high value in the clearing up of our conceptions of the essential contrasted with the accidental, the relation of genus, differentia and definition and so forth, is of more significance in connexion with abstract sciences, especially mathematics, than for the physical sciences.
  • Henceforth a significant differentia Gratian.
  • To quote the differentia of Sir Oliver Lodge: "A solid has volume and shape; a liquid has volume, but no shape; a gas has neither volume nor shape."

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