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Origin is a word meaning "beginning". In this sense, it may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ...

  • Origin (start), the beginning, starting-point, cause, or ultimate source, from which a thing is derived
  • Origin belief, the account, often in narrative form, that describes how existence, the universe, life, and humanity came to be
  • Origin (mathematics), the point where the coordinate axis of the system intersect
  • Origin of life, scientific theories and speculation on the beginning of life
  • Origin of replication, is the location at which DNA replication is initiated
  • Human origin, scientific understanding of the origin of humanity
  • Origin of the universe, also known as the "Big Bang"
  • The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin's 1859 book
  • Origin story, in comic books, describing how a character gained their special abilities and/or how they became a superhero or supervillain

The term is also used in the names of various organisations, events, and creative works, including: Look up Origin in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is becoming very long. ... In mathematics, the origin of a coordinate system is the point where the axes of the system intersect. ... Pre-Cambrian stromatolites in the Siyeh Formation, Glacier National Park. ... The origin of replication (also called the replication origin) is a unique DNA sequence at which DNA replication is initiated. ... Human evolution is a multidisciplinary scientific inquiry which seeks to understand and describe the origin and development of humanity. ... The age of the Universe is defined as the largest possible value of proper time integrated along a timelike curve from the Earth at the present epoch back to the Big Bang. ... British naturalist Charles Darwins book, The Origin of Species, is one of the pivotal works in scientific literature and arguably the pre-eminent work in biology. ... In comic book terminology, the phrase origin story refers to a story or backstory revealing how a character or team gained superpowers, or the circumstances under which they became superheroes or supervillians. ...


Origin Systems, Inc. ... Origins International Game Expo is one of North Americas most prominent annual gaming conventions, second in size only to Gen Con. ... The Origins Awards, presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design, are presented at the Origins International Game Expo for outstanding work in the game industry. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Tales of Symphonia ) is a video game first released for the Nintendo GameCube and later for the PlayStation 2. ...


Atos Origin, SA (Euronext: ATO) is an international IT corporation which operates in more than 50 countries worldwide, with about 47,000 employees. ... Origin Energy logo Origin Energy ASX: ORG is an Australian gas and electricity company. ... Origins is a sister cosmetic firm under the umbrella of the Estée Lauder Companies. ... Estée Lauder Companies Inc. ... Founded in 2004, the Origins Institute (OI) is an interdisciplinary scientific organization based in Hamilton, Ontario at McMaster University. ...

Popular culture

Cover to Origin #2. ... Brian Bollands cover to the 1989 Secret Origins collection. ... For other use of the word, see Origin. ... Origin was the first full length demo CD released by Rock band Evanescence on the Big-Wig Enterprises label. ... Origin is an American technical death metal group, hailing from Topeka, Kansas. ... Chick Corea on the cover of sheet music book Chick Corea Collection Armando Anthony Chick Corea (born June 12, 1941) is a multiple Grammy Award winning American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer. ... Origin is Borknagars seventh studio album, and is primarily acoustic. ... The Ori (pronounced OR-eye) are fictional characters on the Stargate SG-1 television program. ... Origin is an episode from the ninth season of the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. ... Origin is episode 18 of season 5 of the television series Angel. ...


This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Rugby League State of Origin is an annual series of three interstate rugby league matches between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues. ... City vs Country is an annual Australian rugby league match that takes place in New South Wales between a City and Country side. ... Mate of Origin (M.O.O.) A Touch Rugby-based championship incorporating elements of Rugby League which is fought annually between Australia and New Zealand. ...


This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Dalsa Origin is the first camera designed and built by Dalsa Corporation to be used specifically for digital cinematography. ... Nova is a popular science television series from the USA produced by WGBH and can be seen on PBS and in more than 100 countries. ... For other uses, see Life (disambiguation), Lives (disambiguation) or Living (disambiguation), Living Things (disambiguation). ... Universe is a word derived from the Old French univers, which in turn comes from the Latin roots unus (one) and versus (a form of vertere, to turn). Based on observations of the observable universe, physicists attempt to describe the whole of space-time, including all matter and energy and...

See also

  Results from FactBites:
- The True.Origin Archive - (2711 words)
Evolutionary Theories on Gender and Sexual Reproduction (Harrub and Thompson)—manifests the shortcomings of evolutionary theories on the origin of sex.
Origin of Life: Instability of Building Blocks (Jonathan Sarfati)—demonstrates that producing a few chemical ‘building blocks’ lends far less credibility to the ‘naturalistic origin of life’; (abiogenesis) hypothesis than popularly imagined.
The Tablet Theory of Genesis Authorship (Curt Sewell)—presents the “tablet theory” concerning the origin of the written record of Genesis, affirming biblical reliability and man’s inherent literary nature.
Origin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (378 words)
Origin, King of the Summon Spirits in Tales of Phantasia and its prequel, Tales of Symphonia.
Origin belief, the account, often in narrative form, that describes how existence, the universe, life, and humanity came to be.
Origin of replication, is the location at which DNA replication is initiated.
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