Ens (?), n. [L., ens, entis, a thing. See Entity.]

1. Metaph.

Entity, being, or existence; an actually existing being; also, God, as the Being of Beings.

2. Chem.

Something supposed to condense within itself all the virtues and qualities of a substance from which it is extracted; essence.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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