Extant

Ex"tant

(?), a. [L. extans, -antis, or exstans, -antis, p. pr. of extare, exstare, to stand out or forth; ex out + stare to stand: cf. F. extant. See Stand.] 1. Standing out or above any surface; protruded.
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That part of the teeth which is extant above the gums.
Ray.
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A body partly immersed in a fluid and partly extant.
Bentley.
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2. Still existing; not destroyed or lost; outstanding.
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Writings that were extant at that time.
Sir M. Hale.
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The extant portraits of this great man.
I. Taylor.
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3. Publicly known; conspicuous. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
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