#### Term information

**elucidation**

a quality is a specifically dependent continuant that, in contrast to roles and dispositions, does not require any further process in order to be realized. (axiom label in BFO2 Reference: [055-001])

**example of usage**

the ambient temperature of this portion of air

the color of a tomato

the mass of this piece of gold.

the length of the circumference of your waist

the shape of your nostril

the shape of your nose

**has associated axiom(fol)**

(forall (x) (if (Quality x) (SpecificallyDependentContinuant x))) // axiom label in BFO2 CLIF: [055-001]

(forall (x) (if (exists (t) (and (existsAt x t) (Quality x))) (forall (t_1) (if (existsAt x t_1) (Quality x))))) // axiom label in BFO2 CLIF: [105-001]

**has associated axiom(nl)**

If an entity is a quality at any time that it exists, then it is a quality at every time that it exists. (axiom label in BFO2 Reference: [105-001])