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Meaning of Object

Object means: To make opposition in words or argument; -- usually followed by to.

Meaning of Object

Object means: 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.

Meaning of Object

Object means: That which is set, or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apprehended or known; that of which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a thing external in space or a conception formed by the mind itself; as, an object of knowledge, wonder, fear, thought, study, etc.

Meaning of Object

Object means: That by which the mind, or any of its activities, is directed; that on which the purpose are fixed as the end of action or effort; that which is sought for; end; aim; motive; final cause.

Meaning of Object

Object means: Sight; show; appearance; aspect.

Meaning of Object

Object means: A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the object of a transitive verb.

Meaning of Object

Object means: Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed.

Meaning of Objectable

Objectable means: Such as can be presented in opposition; that may be put forward as an objection.

Meaning of Objectify

Objectify means: To cause to become an object; to cause to assume the character of an object; to render objective.

Meaning of Objection

Objection means: The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zooecium

Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.

Meaning of Zooecia

Zooecia means: of Zooecium

Meaning of Zoodendrium

Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoodendria

Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium

Meaning of Zoocytium

Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoocytia

Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium

Meaning of Zoocyst

Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.

Meaning of Zoochlorella

Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.

Meaning of Zoochemy

Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.

Meaning of Zoochemistry

Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.

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