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represents
A very general semiotics Predicate. (represents ?THING ?ENTITY) means that ?THING in some way indicates, expresses, connotes, pictures, describes, etc. ?ENTITY. The Predicates containsInformation and realization are subrelations of represents. Note that represents is a subrelation of refers, since something can represent something else only if it refers to this other thing. See the documentation string for names.
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Parents refers (refers ?OBJ1 ?OBJ2) means that ?OBJ1 mentions or includes a reference to ?OBJ2. Note that refers is more general in meaning than represents, because presumably something can represent something else only if it refers to this other thing. For example, an article whose topic is a recent change in the price of oil may refer to many other things, e.g. the general state of the economy, the weather in California, the prospect of global warming, the options for alternative energy sources, the stock prices of various oil companies, etc.
Children abstractCounterpart(abstractCounterpart ?AB ?PHYS) relates a Physical entity to an Abstract one which is an idealized model in some dimension of the Physical entity. For example, an Abstract GraphNode could be stated to be the counterpart of an actual Computer in a ComputerNetwork.
 anthem(anthem ?M ?O) means that Music ?M is adopted as a song that represents Object ?O. This is most commonly used for Nations and royal families.
 card code(cardCode ?Code ?Card) means that ?Code represents the account number of the BankCard ?Card.
 conforms(conforms ?OBJ ?PROP) describes how ?OBJ follows the ideas outlined by ?PROP
 contains informationA subrelation of represents. This predicate relates a ContentBearingPhysical to the Proposition that is expressed by the ContentBearingPhysical. Examples include the relationships between a physical novel and its story and between a printed score and its musical content.
 hardware type(hardwareType ?TYPE ?COMPUTER) means that TYPE represents the computer vendor model name, as well as the version of the product.
 implements protocolA Relation that specifies that a ComputerProgram impelements and conforms to a given ComputerProtocol.
 pin(pin ?PIN ?Card) means that ?PIN is a personal identification number linked to the ?Card.
 product brand(productBrand ?BRAND ?OBJ) means that the perception associated with Brand ?BRAND is reflected on Physical ?OBJ
 product model(productModel ?Model ?Product) means that ?Model represents the type of the Product ?Product
 realizationA subrelation of represents. (realization ?PROCESS ?PROP) means that ?PROCESS is a Process which expresses the content of ?PROP. Examples include a particular musical performance, which realizes the content of a musical score, or the reading of a poem.
 record(record ?OBJ ?PHYS), a more specific relationship than represents, means that some Physical ?PHYS is captured and interpreted into a ContentBearingObject that is stored in some DataStorageDevice
InstancesabstractProperties or qualities as distinguished from any particular embodiment of the properties/qualities in a physical medium. Instances of Abstract can be said to exist in the same sense as mathematical objects such as sets and relations, but they cannot exist at a particular place and time without some physical encoding or embodiment.
 binary predicateA Predicate relating two items - its valence is two.
 binary relationBinaryRelations are relations that are true only of pairs of things. BinaryRelations are represented as slots in frame systems.
 entityThe universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
 inheritable relationThe class of Relations whose properties can be inherited downward in the class hierarchy via the subrelation Predicate.
 predicateA Predicate is a sentence-forming Relation. Each tuple in the Relation is a finite, ordered sequence of objects. The fact that a particular tuple is an element of a Predicate is denoted by '(*predicate* arg_1 arg_2 .. arg_n)', where the arg_i are the objects so related. In the case of BinaryPredicates, the fact can be read as `arg_1 is *predicate* arg_2' or `a *predicate* of arg_1 is arg_2'.
 relationThe Class of relations. There are three kinds of Relation: Predicate, Function, and List. Predicates and Functions both denote sets of ordered n-tuples. The difference between these two Classes is that Predicates cover formula-forming operators, while Functions cover term-forming operators. A List, on the other hand, is a particular ordered n-tuple.
Belongs to Class entity


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