represents an entity of the specified type, identified by name.


represents an entity from the computed class, specified by cspec.



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Basic Examples  (2)

The entity of type "Country" representing the United States:

Find the population of the United States:

Use to specify an entity using natural language:

See the underlying structure of the entity:

Scope  (6)

The first argument of Entity can be something other than a string:

This entity represents all of the countries in Europe, where the population has been aggregated:

A list of entities within a given type can be found using EntityList:

For ambiguous entities, use the assumption mechanism (») to pick the desired alternative:

EntityValue can be used to find member "Entities" for a given entity type:

Canonical entity names can be found using CanonicalName:

Format names can be found using CommonName:

Properties of an Entity object can be obtained from Entity[]["property"]:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Interpreter often returns Entity objects:

Introduced in 2014
Updated in 2016