a. still in existence; not destroyed, lost, or extinct
a. currently existing; not having disappeared
Although the book is out of print, some copies are still extant. Unfortunately, all of them are in libraries or private collections; none are for sale.
Companies would have to pay for access to the “fast lane”—potentially preventing startups from competing with extant tech behemoths.
Sentence in Classic:
The English were preceded in the whale fishery by the Hollanders, Zealanders, and Danes; from whom they derived many terms still extant in the fishery; and what is yet more, their fat old fashions, touching plenty to eat and drink.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context