- a stipulation in an agreement or instrument transferring property that provides for a change consequent on the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a stated event.
- the event upon which this stipulation depends.
- a requirement imposed on a college student who fails to reach the prescribed standard in a course at the end of the regular period of instruction, permitting credit to be established by later performance.
- the course or subject to which the requirement is attached.
- to test (fibers or fabrics) for the presence of moisture or other foreign matter.
- to replace moisture lost from (fibers or fabrics) in manipulation or manufacture.
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OTHER WORDS FROM conditioncon·di·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·con·di·tion, verb (used with object)
How to use condition in a sentence
There were also crashes not due to either mechanical or human error but to a lack of warning of dangerous conditions.
By 2011, Airbus was working on a program to replicate these conditions in a flight simulator for use in pilot training.
Air traffic controllers and pilots together take great care not to fly in conditions that can jeopardize an airplane.
As night fell, the rescue operation slowed and sea conditions worsened.‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The birds are debeaked, suffer ulcers, and terrible feet conditions.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Where the outside conditions are not very favourable, practically all the British species may be grown with ease under glass.
Whatever the species, it is well to imitate the natural conditions as much as possible in the way of soil.
In such conditions many kinds which do not flourish very freely in the open garden, grow into handsome specimens.
Tom—I felt out of myself in a way—as though I'd escaped—into—into quite different conditions——'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for condition
- a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc, that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
- the event itself
- to alter the response of (a person or animal) to a particular stimulus or situation
- to establish a conditioned response in (a person or animal)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with condition
see in condition; mint condition; on condition that; out of condition.