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properties attributable to your ancestry

the point of intersection of coordinate axes

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the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived

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But what we perceive to be the real meaning of them, an explanation of the nature and origin of knowledge, will always continue to be one of the first problems of philosophy.
The question which Plato has raised respecting the origin and nature of ideas belongs to the infancy of philosophy; in modern times it would no longer be asked.
replied Michel Ardan, "it seems easy enough to me to explain the origin of these rays.
Wallace, who is now studying the natural history of the Malay archipelago, has arrived at almost exactly the same general conclusions that I have on the origin of species.
In considering the Origin of Species, it is quite conceivable that a naturalist, reflecting on the mutual affinities of organic beings, on their embryological relations, their geographical distribution, geological succession, and other such facts, might come to the conclusion that each species had not been independently created, but had descended, like varieties, from other species.
No one ought to feel surprise at much remaining as yet unexplained in regard to the origin of species and varieties, if he makes due allowance for our profound ignorance in regard to the mutual relations of all the beings which live around us.
Even to this day, those reared in the provinces near the Plata show their less civilized origin, in being fiercer than common cattle, and in the cow easily deserting her first calf, if visited too often or molested.
Besides those which I found during my short excursions, I heard of many others, and the origin of such names as "the stream of the animal," "the hill of the giant," is obvious.
And this use of examples or images, though truly Socratic in origin, is enlarged by the genius of Plato into the form of an allegory or parable, which embodies in the concrete what has been already described, or is about to be described, in the abstract.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OriginLab, a leading publisher of data analysis and graphing software, today announced the availability of Origin Viewer 9.
BioWare is offering players to relive the first chapter of the "Dragon Age" game series by sending "Dragon Age Origins" On The House at Origin.
All butter in the survey was labelled with either the origin of the milk or the place where it was manufactured, or both, while 77 percent of cheese showed the origin of the milk or the place it was manufactured.
Frank Aarestrup and colleagues attempt to summarize information concerning this topic in their new book, Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria of Animal Origin.
The second particularity of the descent of things from the invincible realm of the Divine Treasures to the spiritual domain of the isthmus, and then to the corporeal and natural world, is that the object of descent never leaves the real presence of the origin of descent.
Under Missouri law, sales are sourced for local tax purposes based on origin but, as a safeguard, no purchase made from an out-of-state seller may be subject to a higher tax burden than a similar purchase made from within a taxpayer's local jurisdiction.