Law. a doctrine of tort law under which a person who creates or permits to exist on his or her land a dangerous condition attractive to children, as an unfenced swimming pool, is liable for their resulting injuries, even though the injured are trespassers.
a hazardous condition or object to which this doctrine is applicable.
providing pleasure or delight, especially in appearance or manner; pleasing; charming; alluring: an attractive personality. arousing interest or engaging one’s thought, consideration, etc.: an attractive idea; an attractive price. having the quality of . Contemporary Examples I know, for example, that there’s an internal Ethiopian hierarchy of attractiveness related to skin tone. Israel’s Ethiopian Beauty […]
a person or thing that . Physics. a state or behavior toward which a dynamic system tends to evolve, represented as a point or orbit in the system’s phase space. Historical Examples “There, we can see what they’re doing now,” and DuQuesne anchored the vessel with an attractor. Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith Shall one […]
. . . abbreviation attribute attributive attribute attributed to attributive attributively
to regard as resulting from a specified cause; consider as caused by something indicated (usually followed by to): She attributed his bad temper to ill health. to consider as a quality or characteristic of the person, thing, group, etc., indicated: He attributed intelligence to his colleagues. to consider as made by the one indicated, especially […]