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Noun: property  pró-pu(r)-tee
  1. Something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
    "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
    - belongings, holding
     
  2. A basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
     
  3. Any area set aside for a particular purpose
    "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House";
    - place
     
  4. A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    "self-confidence is not an endearing property";
    - attribute, dimension
     
  5. Any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
    "before every scene he ran down his checklist of properties";
    - prop
     
  6. The relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
    - ownership
     
  7. (computing) a parameter associated with an application, component, or class, or the value of such a parameter

Derived forms: properties

Type of: article, attribute, concept, conception, construct, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, object, physical object, possession, relation

Part of: mise en scène, setting, stage setting

Encyclopedia: Property, Plant and Equipment