noun Etymology: Latin ubique everywhere, from ubi where + -que, enclitic generalizing particle; akin to Latin quis who and to Latin -que and — more at who, sesqui- Date: 1579 presence everywhere or in many places especially simultaneously ; omnipresence

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  • Ubiquity — may refer to:* Ubiquity (omnipresence), in relationship to government * Ubiquity (ability), the ability to be present in every place * Ubiquity installer, a simple graphical live CD installer * Ubiquity Records, an American music label * Ubiquity …   Wikipedia

  • Ubiquity — U*biq ui*ty, n. [L. ubique everywhere, fr. ubi where, perhaps for cubi, quobi (cf. alicubi anywhere), and if so akin to E. who: cf. F. ubiquit[ e].] 1. Existence everywhere, or in places, at the same time; omnipresence; as, the ubiquity of God is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ubiquity — (n.) 1570s, from M.Fr. ubiquité (17c.), from L. ubique everywhere, from ubi where (see UBI (Cf. ubi)) + que any, also, ever, a suffix that can give universal meaning to the word it is attached to. Originally a Lutheran theological position… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ubiquity — [yo͞o bik′wətē] n. [Fr ubiquité < L ubique, everywhere < ubi, where + que, any, akin to qui: see WHO] the state, fact, or capacity of being, or seeming to be, everywhere at the same time; omnipresence …   English World dictionary

  • Ubiquity — El término Ubiquity puede referirse a: Ubiquity, una extensión para Mozilla Firefox que permite crear híbridos de sitios web; o Ubiquity, una aplicación utilizada para la instalación del sistema operativo Ubuntu. Esta página de desambiguación… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ubiquity — /yooh bik wi tee/, n. 1. the state or capacity of being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresence: the ubiquity of magical beliefs. 2. (cap.) Theol. the omnipresence of God or Christ. [1570 80; < NL ubiquitas, equiv. to L ubiqu(e)… …   Universalium

  • ubiquity — [[t]juːbɪ̱kwɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n If you talk about the ubiquity of something, you mean that it seems to be everywhere. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • ubiquity — /yuwbikwatiy/ Omnipresence; presence in several places, or in all places, at one time. A fiction of English law is the legal ubiquity of the sovereign, by which he is constructively present in all the courts. 1 Bl.Comm. 270 …   Black's law dictionary

  • ubiquity — ubiquitous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ present, appearing, or found everywhere. DERIVATIVES ubiquitously adverb ubiquitousness noun ubiquity noun. ORIGIN from Latin ubique everywhere …   English terms dictionary

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