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object British & World English

A material thing that can be seen and touched

article of virtu British & World English

An article that is interesting because of its antiquity, beauty, quality of workmanship, etc.

no object in object British & World English

Not influencing or restricting choices or decisions

no object British & World English

Not influencing or restricting choices or decisions

object ball British & World English

The ball at which a player aims the cue ball

object code British & World English

Code produced by a compiler or assembler

sex object British & World English

A person regarded by another only in terms of their sexual attractiveness or availability

direct object British & World English

A noun phrase denoting a person or thing that is the recipient of the action of a transitive verb, for example the dog in Jeremy fed the dog

object choice British & World English

A person or thing external to the ego chosen as a focus of desire or sexual activity

object glass British & World English

old-fashioned term for objective3noun3noun3noun.

object lesson British & World English

A striking practical example of a principle or ideal

object world British & World English

The world external to the self, apprehended through the objects in it

cognate object British & World English

A direct object that has the same linguistic derivation as the verb which governs it, as in ‘sing a song’

object language British & World English

A language described by means of another language

object-oriented British & World English

(Of a programming language) using a methodology which enables a system to be modelled as a set of objects which can be controlled and manipulated in a modular manner

object program British & World English

A program into which another program is translated by an assembler or compiler

indirect object British & World English

A noun phrase referring to someone or something that is affected by the action of a transitive verb (typically as a recipient), but is not the primary object (e.g. him in give him the book)

BL Lac object British & World English

A type of remote elliptical galaxy with a very compact starlike nucleus, remarkable for its considerable short-term variations in brightness and radio emissions

object relations British & World English

A theory describing the relationship felt or the emotional energy directed by the self or ego toward a chosen object

prepositional object British & World English

A noun phrase governed by a preposition

digital object identifier British & World English

A unique and persistent string of characters used to identify a journal article, website, or other item of intellectual property, typically one in digital form

the object of the exercise in object British & World English

The main purpose of an activity

the object of the exercise British & World English

The main purpose of an activity

ridicule British & World English

The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behaviour

article of virtu in virtu British & World English

An article that is interesting because of its antiquity, beauty, quality of workmanship, etc.

object English Thesaurus

wooden objects

object English-Spanish

objeto m

direct object English-Spanish

complemento m directo

object lesson English-Spanish

perfecta demostración

object language English-Spanish

lengua f objeto, lengua f meta

object-oriented English-Spanish

orientado a objetos


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