Class: snap:Continuant

Definition: An entity that exists in full at any time in which it exists at all, persists through time while maintaining its identity and has no temporal parts.
Examples: a heart, a person, the color of a tomato, the mass of a cloud, a symphony orchestra, the disposition of blood to coagulate, the lawn and atmosphere in front of our building
Synonyms: endurant


Super Classes


Equivalent Classes (Necessary and Sufficient Conditions)

snap:DependentContinuant OR snap:IndependentContinuant OR snap:SpatialRegion

Disjoint Classes



Class Description/Definition (Necessary Conditions)

bfo:Entity, snap:Continuant, snap:DependentContinuant, snap:IndependentContinuant, snap:SpatialRegion
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