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Definition of Intrinsic
IntrinsicIntrinsic In*trin"sic ([i^]n*tr[i^]n"s[i^]k), a. [L.
intrinsecus inward, on the inside; intra within + secus
otherwise, beside; akin to E. second: cf. F. intrins[`e]que.
See Inter-, Second, and cf. Extrinsic.]
1. Inward; internal; hence, true; genuine; real; essential;
inherent; not merely apparent or accidental; -- opposed to
extrinsic; as, the intrinsic value of gold or silver;
the intrinsic merit of an action; the intrinsic worth or
goodness of a person.
He was better qualified than they to estimate justly
the intrinsic value of Grecian philosophy and
refinement. --I. Taylor.
2. (Anat.) Included wholly within an organ or limb, as
certain groups of muscles; -- opposed to extrinsic.
Intrinsic energy of a body (Physics), the work it can do in
virtue of its actual condition, without any supply of
energy from without.
Intrinsic equation of a curve (Geom.), the equation which
expresses the relation which the length of a curve,
measured from a given point of it, to a movable point, has
to the angle which the tangent to the curve at the movable
point makes with a fixed line.
Intrinsic value. See the Note under Value, n.
Syn: Inherent; innate; natural; real; genuine.
Intrinsic In*trin"sic, n.
A genuine quality. [Obs.] --Warburton.
Meaning of Intrinsic from wikipedia
- In science
and engineering, an intrinsic property
is a property
of a specified subject
that exists itself
the subject. An extrinsic
- A diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
(DIPG) is a tumour located
in the pons (middle) of the brain
is a general
name for any tumour
- An intrinsic
(pure) semiconductor, also called
an undoped semiconductor
or i-type semiconductor, is a pure semiconductor without
(extrinsic motivation) or it may come from within
has been considered
as one of the most important...
- In molecular
biology, the term intrinsic pathway
to multiple cascades
interactions. The intrinsic pathway
of apoptosis refers
- more general industrial technique
of a process. Intrinsic safety
(IS) is a protection technique
for safe operation
- In computer
software, in compiler
theory, an intrinsic function
function) is a function
for use in a given
and extrinsic properties
the small muscles
of the feet Intrinsic
function, a function
in a programming language
- In finance, intrinsic value refers
to the value
of a company, stock, currency
or product determined through fundamental analysis without reference
- that are "right" in themselves
by the intrinsic
criterion, and are said to possess intrinsic
value. The value
of a smart phone
or a scientific...
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