What is apt?

  • (adj): At risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant.
    Example: "He is apt to lose"
    Synonyms: liable
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on apt:

... apt-file is a command in the Advanced Packaging Tool family that allows you to find which package includes a specific file ... Additionally apt-file can be used to list all files included in a package without installing or downloading it ...
Castor Of Apt
... Saint Castor of Apt (died ca. 420) was a bishop of Apt, bishop of in Gaul ... He was subsequently made bishop of Apt ...
Satellite (financial) - Comparison With Arbitrage Pricing Theory
... with the arbitrage pricing theory (APT), which holds that the expected return of a financial asset can be modeled as a linear function of various macro-economic ... The APT is less restrictive in its assumptions it allows for a statistical model of asset returns, and assumes that each investor will hold a unique portfolio with its own particular ... Unlike the CAPM, the APT, however, does not itself reveal the identity of its priced factors - the number and nature of these factors is likely to change over time and ...
Las Colinas APT System - Operations - Vehicles & Maintenance
... Las Colinas APT travelling toward Bell Tower/Mandalay Canal Station Las Colinas APT travelling toward Tower on Lake Carolyn Station APT guideway and Tracks1/2 looking south ...

More definitions of "apt":

  • (adj): (usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward.
    Example: "He is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"
    Synonyms: disposed, given, minded, tending
  • (adj): Mentally quick and resourceful.
    Example: "An apt pupil"
    Synonyms: clever

Famous quotes containing the word apt:

    In my cheapest moments I am apt to think that it is n’t my business to be “seeking the spirit,” but as much its business to be seeking me.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Without metaphor the handling of general concepts such as culture and civilization becomes impossible, and that of disease and disorder is the obvious one for the case in point. Is not crisis itself a concept we owe to Hippocrates? In the social and cultural domain no metaphor is more apt than the pathological one.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
    John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)