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  • material — [mə tir′ē əl] adj. [LL materialis < L materia, MATTER] 1. of matter; of substance; relating to or consisting of what occupies space; physical [a material object, material forces] 2. a) of the body or bodily needs, satisfactions, etc.;… …   English World dictionary

  • object — {{11}}object (n.) late 14c., tangible thing, something perceived or presented to the senses, from M.L. objectum thing put before (the mind or sight), neuter of L. obiectus, pp. of obicere to present, oppose, cast in the way of, from ob against… …   Etymology dictionary

  • object lesson — /ˈɒbdʒɛkt lɛsən/ (say objekt lesuhn) noun 1. a practical illustration of a principle, especially one serving as a warning: *Dad had always been a wonder and an object lesson to us in the way of courage and endurance. –steele rudd, 1903. 2. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Object-oriented ontology — (OOO) is a metaphysical movement that rejects the privileging of human existence over the existence of nonhuman objects.[1] Specifically, object oriented ontology opposes the anthropocentrism of Immanuel Kant s Copernican Revolution, whereby… …   Wikipedia

  • object — ob·ject 1 / äb jikt/ n 1: something toward which thought, feeling, or action is directed see also natural object 2: the purpose or goal of something; esp in the civil law of Louisiana: the purpose for which a contract or obligation is formed… …   Law dictionary

  • Object Linking and Embedding — (OLE) is a technology developed by Microsoft that allows embedding and linking to documents and other objects. For developers, it brought OLE Control eXtension (OCX), a way to develop and use custom user interface elements. On a technical level,… …   Wikipedia

  • Object-oriented analysis and design — (OOAD) is a software engineering approach that models a system as a group of interacting objects. Each object represents some entity of interest in the system being modeled, and is characterised by its class, its state (data elements), and its… …   Wikipedia

  • Object hyperlinking — is a neologism that usually refers to extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. The current Internet does not extend beyond the electronic world. Object hyperlinking aims to extend the Internet to the real world by… …   Wikipedia

  • Object V — EP by Leaether Strip Released 1991 …   Wikipedia

  • Material (EP) — Material EP by Leaether Strip Released 1991 …   Wikipedia

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