Origin

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Origin, origins, or original may refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Comics and manga[edit]

Films and television[edit]

Gaming[edit]

Literature[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Nonfiction[edit]

Music[edit]

Groups[edit]

Albums[edit]

Periodicals[edit]

Brands and enterprises[edit]

  • Atos Origin, a company formed by the merger of BSO and Philips C&P (Communications & Processing) division
  • Origin Energy, an Australian gas and electricity company
  • Origin PC, a personal computer manufacturer
  • Origin Systems, a computer game developer
  • Origins (cosmetics), a plant-based skin care and fragrance company of Estée Lauder
  • Toyota Origin, a limited edition Toyota automobile released in Japan

Philosophy and religion[edit]

  • Creatio ex nihilo, Latin for "creation out of nothing", a phrase used in philosophical and theological contexts
  • Creation myth, a symbolic account of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it
  • Origin myth, a story or explanation that describes the beginning of some feature of the natural or social world
  • Origin story, or pourquoi story, a fictional narrative that explains why something is the way it is
  • Origins, a theological journal published by Catholic News Service (CNS)

Science[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]

Computing and technology[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Time[edit]

  • Origin, a general point in time
  • Origin, an epochal date or event, see epoch
  • Origin, in astronomy, an epochal moment, i.e., a reference for the orbital elements of a celestial body

Other uses in science[edit]

  • Origin, in cosmogony, any theory concerning the origin of the universe
  • Origin, in cosmology, the study of the universe and humanity's place in it

Sports[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Origin, or genealogy, the origin of families
  • Origin, or etymology, the origin of words
  • Origin, or toponymy, the origin of place names

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