American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Existence or apparent existence everywhere at the same time; omnipresence: "the repetitiveness, the selfsameness, and the ubiquity of modern mass culture” ( Theodor Adorno ).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Omnipresence, or a capacity of being in an indefinite number of places at the same time, not strictly amounting to omnipresence: as, the ubiquity of Christ's body; the ubiquity of the king (see below).
- n. The doctrines or beliefs of the Ubiquitarians.
- n. Locality; neighborhood; whereabouts.
- n. uncountable The state or quality of being, or appearing to be, everywhere at once; actual or perceived omnipresence.
- n. countable, sciences Anything that is found to be ubiquitous within a specified area
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Existence everywhere, or in all places, at the same time; omnipresence.
- n. (Theol.) The doctrine, as formulated by Luther, that Christ's glorified body is omnipresent.
- n. the state of being everywhere at once (or seeming to be everywhere at once)
- From Middle French ubiquité, from Latin ubique. (Wiktionary)
- New Latin ubīquitās, from Latin ubīque, everywhere : ubī, where; + -que, and, generalizing particle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Besides, as he was with the army of Virginia, and the South fought battles elsewhere, he, not having the gift of ubiquity, is forced to rely for events of which he was not an eye-witness upon letters from friends and announcements in newspapers.”
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“Bank of China deftly leverages its "ubiquity" - i.e., "almost a branch on every corner" to reinforce "life-long partnership, through good times and bad.”
“Sacramentarians; it pronounced, as Calvin never would have done, that the unworthy communicant receives Our Lord's Body; and it met his objection by the strange device of "ubiquity" -- namely, that the glorified Christ was everywhere.”
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