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WordNet gives four main senses for the English noun object: WordNet is a semantic lexicon for the English language. ...

Some specialized meanings are as follows: An entity is something that has a distinct, separate existence, though it need not be a material existence. ... Senses are the physiological methods of perception. ... An object in this meaning is the same thing as an objective or task. ... Grammar is the discovery, enunciation, and study of rules governing the use of language. ... In linguistics, the object of a transitive verb is one of its core arguments, which generally represents the target of the verbs action. ... The accusative case of a noun is the grammatical case used to mark the direct object of a verb. ... The dative case is a grammatical case generally used to indicate the noun to whom something is given. ... Look up Cognition on Wiktionary, the free dictionary The term cognition is used in several different loosely related ways. ... A feeling can refer to: sensation related to one of several senses (tactition, thermoception, nociception, equilibrioception, proprioception); See also: touch, qualia emotion; intuition; Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, feeling means you tend to put a higher priority on personal factors than impersonal factors; Feelings, the name of a 1997 David Byrne...

In law, to "object" or to "raise an objection" is to claim that the opposing side in a trial has violated the rules of the court. Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Computer Science Open Directory Project: Computer Science Downloadable Science and Computer Science books Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies Belief that title science in computer science is inappropriate Category: Computer science ... In strictly mathematical branches of computer science the term object is used in a purely mathematical sense to refer to any thing. While this interpretation is useful in the discussion of abstract theory, it is not concrete enough to serve as a primitive in the discussion of more concrete branches... An entity is something that has a distinct, separate existence, though it need not be a material existence. ... // Overview In computer science, the principle of information hiding is the hiding of design decisions in a computer program that are most likely to change, thus protecting other parts of the program from change if the design decision is changed. ... DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) was established in 2002 by Bono (Paul Hewson) of the Rock band U2, and Bobby Shriver, along with activists from the Jubilee 2000 Drop the Debt Campaign, as an organisaton focused on Justice, not charity. ... A procedure is a series of activities, tasks, steps, decisions, calculations and other processes, that when undertaken in the sequence laid down produces the described result, product or outcome. ... In computer science, object-oriented programming, OOP for short, is a computer programming paradigm. ... A programming language or computer language is a standardized communication technique for expressing instructions to a computer. ... In computer science, a superclass is a class from which other classes are derived. ... In computer science, object file or object code is an intermediate representation of code generated by a compiler after it processes a source code file. ... In general, information processing is the changing (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer. ... A system is an assemblage of inter-related elements comprising a unified whole. ... Possible meanings: In general, an observer is any system which receives information from an object. ... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Mathematics Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Mathematics Look up Mathematics on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mathematics Bogomolny, Alexander: Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles. ... Category theory is a mathematical theory that deals in an abstract way with mathematical structures and relationships between them. ... In mathematics, the Monster group M is a group of order    246 · 320 · 59 · 76 · 112 · 133 · 17 · 19 · 23 · 29 · 31 · 41 · 47 · 59 · 71 = 808017424794512875886459904961710757005754368000000000 ≈ 8 · 1053. ... In mathematics, a group is a set, together with a binary operation, such as multiplication or addition, satisfying certain axioms, detailed below. ... This page is about a higher mathematics topic. ... Aphorism Critical legal studies Jurisprudence Law (principle) Legal research Letter versus Spirit List of legal abbreviations Legal code Natural justice Natural law Philosophy of law Religious law External links Find more information on Law by searching one of Wikipedias sibling projects: Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School... In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter. ... A trial is, in the most general sense, a test, usually a test to see whether something does or does not meet a given standard. ...


Etymology

The word object comes from the latin word objectum, a noun form of objectus, which in turn comes from objicere, which means to throw or put something before someone. Objicere comes from ob-, "in front of" (related to the Greek ἐπί epi-), and jacere, "throw". Etymology is the study of the origins of words. ... Latin is an Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... A noun, or noun substantive, is a part of speech (a word or phrase) that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance or quality. ...


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Object (373 words)
The object of an act is that which the agent chooses to do, that is, the specific behavior that one chooses to engage, not simply as a means but also as a directly intended end.
It is important to notice that the object is comprised of two elements: the performance of some behavior and the choice or proximate intention of some end that a particular behavior serves.
This understanding of the relationship between the object of an action and that action's moral character or species is the theoretical basis for the concept of intrinsic evil.
OBJECT - Definition (523 words)
That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible; as, he observed an object in the distance; all the objects in sight; he touched a strange object in the dark.
Object is a term for that about which the knowing subject is conversant; what the schoolmen have styled the ``materia circa quam.'' --Sir.
{Object teaching}, a method of instruction, in which illustrative objects are employed, each new word or idea being accompanied by a representation of that which it signifies; -- used especially in the kindergarten, for young children.
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