Definitions

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  • n. The state of rising above others; a projection.
  • n. The state of being extant; existence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of rising above others; a projection.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of standing out or being manifest or conspicuous.
  • n. A part rising above the rest.

Etymologies

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Latin extantia, exstantia.

Examples

  • Ahahahah.... through this doubling and the resultant difference of effects, Gazira holds us responsible for the violence of signs, the affect of the impact, the effect of the hammer's extancy, the volition of the swing, and the complicity to the hammer and its function.

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  • But although Hamilton had, by this time, extancy to suffice any man, and was hunted to his very lair by society, he had no thought of resting on his labours.

    The Conqueror

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