from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The mutual relation of two or more objects or (in logic) terms which have the same extension.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of extending equally, or the state of being equally extended.
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- noun The act of
extending equally, or the state of being equally extended.
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- noun equality of extension or duration
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co- + extension
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The coextension of right and power applies to bodies politic as well as to individuals.
The truth makers for such counterfactuals must be either (a) the intensions of the agent that affects the selection, or (b) laws that determine how the relative fitness of having the traits would be selected in a possible world where the actual coextension doesn’t hold. 24
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