[ adjective ] having existence or being or actuality
"an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient" "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran"
Used in print(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
Until internal_combustion became cheap , he had_to be near a railroad_siding and a trolley_line or an existing large community of lower-class homes .
[ adjective ] existing in something specified
"depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream"
Used in print(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
Check the quantity and quality of all_of the recreation interests already existing at the site .
[ adjective ] presently existing
"the existing system"
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
The Continental_League never got_off_the_ground , but after two years it forced the existing majors to expand .(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)
The same is true of areas which at_first look good because of a_few existing recreation features but may actually be poor areas to develop for general public use .
What are the existing recreation features ?
- The existing plant growth calls_for thorough checking .(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)
It may be assumed that differences in ratings due_to selection of growth centers from specific regions of the body will be small , according_to existing tables of onset age and completion age for centers throughout the body .