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State may refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

LiteratureEdit

  • The State (book) by Franz Oppenheimer, outlining the origin and structure of sovereign states and government

MusicEdit

Groups and labelsEdit

AlbumsEdit

PeriodicalsEdit

TelevisionEdit

Law and politicsEdit

MathematicsEdit

Science and technologyEdit

ComputingEdit

  • State (computer science), a unique configuration of information in a program or machine
    • Program state, in computer science, a snapshot of the measure of various conditions in the system
  • State (printmaking), a unique form of a print, caused by a deliberate change to a matrix
  • State (website), semantic web platform created by London, UK-based Equal Media Ltd
  • State pattern, in computer science, a behavioral design pattern

HealthcareEdit

Physics and chemistryEdit

  • State, a complete description of a system in classical mechanics
  • Chemical state, the electronic, chemical and physical nature of an element
  • Quantum state, the state of a quantum mechanical system given by a vector in the underlying Hilbert space
  • Stationary state, an eigenvector of a Hamiltonian
  • State of matter, solid, liquid or gaseous phases of matter; describing the organization of matter in a phase
  • Thermodynamic state, a set of physical quantities describing variable properties of a given thermodynamic system

Other usesEdit

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