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Definition of Extant

Extant
Extant Ex"tant, a. [L. extans, -antis, or exstans, -antis, p. pr. of extare, exstare, to stand out or forth; ex out + stare to stand: cf. F. extant. See Stand.] 1. Standing out or above any surface; protruded. That part of the teeth which is extant above the gums. --Ray. A body partly immersed in a fluid and partly extant. --Bentley. 2. Still existing; not destroyed or lost; outstanding. Writings that were extant at that time. --Sir M. Hale. The extant portraits of this great man. --I. Taylor. 3. Publicly known; conspicuous. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.

Meaning of Extant from wikipedia

- Extant is the opposite of the word extinct. It may refer to: Extant hereditary titles Extant literature, surviving literature, such as Beowulf, the oldest...
- (or, more generally, recent) organisms. It is the study of extant taxa (singular: extant taxon): taxa (such as species, genera and families) with members...
- Extant is an American science fiction drama television series created by Mickey Fisher and, as executive producer, Steven Spielberg. The story revolves...
- citizen of the territory prior to his election by the cardinals. Some of the extant sovereign monarchies have lines of succession that go back to the medieval...
- This is a list of the tallest extant birds according to maximum height. Birds range from a tiny bee hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae), which is only 5–6 cm...
- Baronetage of Nova Scotia were replaced by the Baronetage of Great Britain. The extant baronetcies are listed below in order of precedence (i.e. date). All other...
- crossover event limited series Armageddon 2001. After that, he became known as Extant, and appeared in the limited series Zero Hour: Crisis in Time, as well as...
- problems from convergent evolution. Extant Phylogenetic Bracketing requires that the species forming the brackets be extant. More general forms of phylogenetic...
- molecular phylogenies suggest that all extant Feliformia are monophyletic. Systematic classifications dealing with both extant and extinct taxa vary more widely...
- the Catholic Church. Approximately 100 papal tombs are at least partially extant, representing less than half of the 264 deceased popes, from Saint Peter...