Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of object.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of object.

Etymologies

See object (noun) (Wiktionary)
See object (verb) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We also hear from Proclus of a dispute in the Academy between some, whom we might call ˜constructivists™, who saw mathematics as something like a human construct, and referred to the truths of geometry as ˜problems™, demanding geometrical constructions, and others, whom we might think of as ˜mathematical realists™, who saw mathematics as describing an eternal, unchanging realm of objects, and referred to the truths of mathematics as ˜theorems™ or ˜objects of contemplation™.

    Speusippus

  • So that the representative theory, when fairly interpreted, amounts simply to this; -- that the mind is immediately cognisant, not of real objects themselves, but _only of its own perceptions of real objects_.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847

  • (The class of all objectionable objects, be perforce, an object of the class of objectionable objects¿)

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  • There were those who closed the blinds, and then reopened them; others who made their companions run on tiptoe, or sing; others wrote upon the blackboard, or took certain objects from the cupboards.

    The Montessori Method

  • The thing about these chips is that they label objects or goods with a unique radio frequency, which can then be detected with specialized equipment.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • But on the other, not letting the audience in on what happened to drive Jayd McCarty) goes out into the world in search of the title objects for archival purposes is a major misstep.

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  • Thinking only of the typical use for objects is called “functional fixedness” and other data show that kids are less susceptible to it, and become more susceptible to it when you show them the typical function.

    Willingham: Is a paradigm shift really needed?

  • Add one more thing to the list of what iPhone owners get to brag about. iPhone now has the much-ballyhooed Google Goggles application, which matches photos of certain objects with a search term.

    Google goggles meet the iPhone

  • Silver metal clay results in objects containing almost pure silver (also known as fine silver) which is ideal for enamelling.

    Overlay Silver | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Without regard to subsequent attachment of sentimental value to certain objects and heirlooms?

    Bastiat in Fairfax?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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