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disposition

Philosophy Logic a property that consists not in the present state of an object, but in its propensity to change in a certain way under certain conditions, as brittleness which consists in the propensity to break when struck
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Disposition

 

(1) In the navy, the plan for placement of ships in the roadstead, at the base, and at anchor on the open sea. The disposition is drawn up in such a way as to make it convenient for individual units and the fleet as a whole to put out to sea.

(2) In the ground forces of the 18th and 19th centuries, a written order from the commander in which battle missions were given to subordinate units. In the Russian army the term “battle order” has been used in place of “disposition”in the 20th century.


Disposition

 

in civil law, one of the legal rights of the owner of any property. The right of disposition is exercised primarily by the carrying out of various transactions, such as buying and selling, exchange, or giving as a gift. Possession, use, and disposition together make up the right of ownership.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

disposition

[‚dis·pə′zish·ən]
(computer science)
The status of a file after it has been closed by a computer program, for example, retained or deleted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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