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causation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Causation  \Cau*sa"tion\,  n. 
  The  act  of  causing;  also  the  act  or  agency  by  which  an  effect 
  is  produced. 
 
  The  kind  of  causation  by  which  vision  is  produced. 
  --Whewell. 
 
  {Law  of  universal  causation},  the  theoretical  or  asserted  law 
  that  every  event  or  phenomenon  results  from  or  is  the 
  sequel  of  some  previous  event  or  phenomenon,  which  being 
  present,  the  other  is  certain  to  take  place 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  causation 
  n  :  the  act  of  causing  something  to  happen  [syn:  {causing}] 




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