Absolute


Absolute

Absolute may mean:

Philosophy
* Absolute (philosophy), a concept in philosophy
* Moral absolutes, the belief that there are absolute standards against which moral questions can be judged

Math and science
* Absolute value, in mathematics, the value of a real number is its numerical value without regard to its sign
* Absolute Infinite, a concept of infinity in mathematics
* Absolute (fragrance), a fragrance substance produced via solvent extraction
* Absolute zero, a temperature equivalent to 0 K, 0 R, −273.15 °C, or −459.67 °F
* Absolute address, in computing, is the precise indication of a memory location without the use of any intermediate reference
* Absoluteness, in Mathematical Logic, a formula is absolute if it has the same truth value in two different structures.
* In physics and chemistry, "absolute" generally refers to something viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects; actual; real; — opposed to relative and comparative
** Absolute electrode potential
** Absolute color space, a color space in which colors are unambiguous, that is, where the interpretations of colors in the space are colorimetrically defined without reference to external factors.
** Absolute molar mass
** Absolute time and space

Popular culture
* Absolute (record compilation), a brand of compilation albums from EVA Records
* Absolute (production team), a pop music writing and production team
* Absolute Editions are deluxe, oversized, hardcover reprints of DC Comics series

Other
* Absolute Distilled Water, a brand of distilled water produced by Philippine's Asia Brewery
* Absolut Vodka, a brand of Swedish vodka
* Absolute Radio, the UK radio station formerly known as Virgin Radio
* Absolute Yachts, an Italian brand of Motor Yacht [http://www.cyprusyachting.com.cy]
* Absolute Entertainment, the video game company
* Absolute (mixed martial arts), a weight class where any fighter of any weight can participate, only reserved for knock-out tournaments
* Absolute, in grammar, one of three degrees of comparison
* Absolute monarchy, a form of government found within a few nations
* Absolute City Center, phases 1, 2 and 3 of the Fernbrook development in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
** Absolute World, phases 4 and 5 of the Fernbrook development

* Absolute, in perfumery : the aromatic result of a process using a solvent such as alcohol, hexane, or Carbon Dioxide to remove waxes and most odorless materials from aromatic 'concretes', producing an alcohol soluble or semi-liquid oil. Absolutes are highly concentrated. Waxes, terpenes, sesquiterpenes and most other odorless matters are eliminated from the aromatic concretes during the preparation of the absolutes.


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