Entity (disambiguation)

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Entity (from Latin ens "being, thing") stands for:

  • Entity , in the educational language, based on the philosophical ontology, an individual “being in contrast to the essence of a thing” or also those essential determinations that make up this individuality
  • Entity (computer science) , in data modeling a clearly definable object
  • Entity (markup language) , character references for recurring information units
  • Entity (medicine) , a complex of symptoms

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Wiktionary: Entity  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations