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ontic

[on-tik] /ˈɒn tɪk/
adjective, Philosophy
1.
possessing the character of real rather than phenomenal existence; noumenal.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Greek ont- (see onto-) + -ic
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Word Origin and History for ontic
ontic
1949, from Gk. ont-, comb. form of on (gen. ontos) "being," prp. of einai "to be" (see essence).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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ontic in Technology
language
Object-oriented language for an inference system with a Lisp-like appearance, but based on set theory.
["Ontic: A Knowledge Representation System for Mathematics", D.A. McAllester, MIT Press 1989].
(1996-06-24)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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