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object US English

A material thing that can be seen and touched

object US Thesaurus

wooden objects

article of virtu US English

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

no object US English

Not influencing or restricting choices or decisions

object ball US English

Any ball other than the cue ball

object code US English

Code produced by a compiler or assembler

sex object US English

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

direct object US 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 Jimmy fed the dog

found object US English

Objet trouvé

object choice US English

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

object glass US English

Another term for objective3noun3noun3noun.

object lesson US English

A striking practical example of some principle or ideal

object world US English

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

cognate object US English

A direct object that has the same linguistic derivation as the verb that governs it, as in “sing a song,” “live a good life.”

indirect object US 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)

object language US English

A language described by means of another language

object-oriented US English

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

object program US English

A program into which some other program is translated by an assembler or compiler

BL Lac object US 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 US English

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

prepositional object US English

A noun phrase governed by a preposition

digital object identifier US 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

no object in object US English

Not influencing or restricting choices or decisions

govern oneself in govern US English

Conduct oneself, especially with regard to controlling one’s emotions

ridicule US English

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

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