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anthropic
A reference to humans or the period of their existence on earth.
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anthropic principle
The assertion that the presence of intelligent life on earth places limits on the many ways the universe could have developed and could have caused the conditions of temperature that prevail today.
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anthropic (adjective), more anthropic, most anthropic
1. Pertaining to humans or the period of their existence on earth: The anthropic principle consists of theories that the universe is constrained by the need to allow for man's existence in it as an observer.
2. A reference to belonging to a human being; of a human sort: An anthropic condition is concerned with or relating to human beings; for example, in geology, applied to the period of the deposits in which human remains are found.

The anthropic principle is the assertion that the presence of intelligent life on earth places limits on the many ways the universe could have developed and could have caused the conditions of temperature that prevail today.

(Greek: man, mankind; human beings; including, males (man, men; boy, boys) and females (woman, women; girl, girls); all members of the human race; people, humanity)
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anthropic principle (s) (noun), anthropic principles (pl)
1. A reasoning in cosmology which states that the present existence of life on earth implies certain limits on the ways that the early universe could have evolved.
2. The assertion that any life existing in a universe will impose conditions that significantly restrict the physical properties of that universe.