BUILT-IN WOLFRAM LANGUAGE SYMBOL
represents an entity of specified type identified by name.
- Possible entity types include , , , , and many more. A list of all available entity types can be found by evaluating EntityValue.
- Properties of an Entity object can be obtained from Entity[…][property], where property is an EntityProperty expression or a string.
- Entity expressions format in StandardForm using a print form of the entity name, retrieved either from a Wolfram server or from the system cache.
- The TraditionalForm of an entity is just the print form string.
- Entity expressions can be created by using the Ctrl+Equal WolframAlpha interface.
- The identifier is a string that represents the canonical entity type associated with a specific entity.
- The identifier name is generally a string but for certain entity types can also contain lists and integers.
- Entity[type] is sometimes used in EntityValue to represent a generic entity of the specified type.
This is the Entity expression for the United States, with its StandardForm appearance in the output:
Use the Ctrl+Equal WolframAlpha interface to discover particular entities:
Get information about the properties of an entity using EntityValue:
Properties of an Entity object can also be obtained from Entity[…]["property"]:
A list of entity types can be found using EntityValue:
A list of entities within a given type can be found using EntityList:
Introduced in 2014