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quintessence

[kwintes′əns]
Etymology: L, quinta + essentia, the fifth essence
1 a highly concentrated extract of any substance.
2 a tincture or extract containing the most essential components of plant materials.
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Our theoretical study demonstrates that the equation of the state of dark energy can simulate a quintessence field, or even a phantom field, without being one in reality, thus when we see these effects in the observations from WMAP, Planck and other instruments, what we are seeing is an mirage," SINC Joan Sola, one of the authors from University of Barcelona, said.
We are proud to announce a long-term partnership between a global dental publishing company and a regional dental education leader," IQDAC congress Chairman Essam Tashkandi said, adding that the name Quintessence Publishing Group would, no doubt, be associated with excellence in the mind of any dental professional worldwide.
A good example is offered by a piece entitled Quintessence No.
At the same time, both Steinhardt and Riess agree, the new data don't rule out most versions of quintessence.
I know it was used back in the '60s and '70s to put on shows by rock bands like Hawkwind and Quintessence but a much bigger concert hall would be needed for the big-name acts mentioned.
In other words, in contradistinction to artists like Stan Douglas or Douglas Gordon, who quote cinema with an intention that is fundamentally anticinematic, Blader's aim is to achieve a sort of stylized quintessence of cinema that can only be distilled in the laboratory conditions provided by art.
Kylie is the quintessence of the contemporary artist and her music and style capture the essence of the Dolce & Gabbana look - glamorous, hyperfeminine and modern.
This kind of idea about man was one of the inspirations of famous Renaissance artists (think of Michelangelo's statue of David), but Hamlet's conclusion is a question, 'and yet to me what is this quintessence of dust?
She did not intentionally contribute to the painful and vicious infighting in the rank-and-file feminist movement of the late '70s and early '80s -- a phenomenon that so perplexes her that in her recent book Quintessence she speculates it was caused by "man-made electromagnetic fields" (a hypothesis that cannot, however, account for similar breakdowns in the French Revolution and the Communist Party).
Chicago: Quintessence Publishing, 1988:10-3, 21-56, 131-99.
As in previous works, Souto de Moura expresses the quintessence of material and texture -- in this case the intricate chain-mail texture of the brick wall and grain of wooden floors, stair treads and auditorium screen.
In our market-driven system, where securities exchanges are the quintessence and pinnacle of free trade, securities commissions must govern and occasionally intervene in trade.