Definition of Perchings

1. perching [n] - See also: perching



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perchings

perceptually
perceptuomotor
perces
percesoces
perch
perchance
perched
perched wetland
percher
perchers
perchery
perches
perching
perching bird
perching birds
perchings (current term)
perchless
perchlike
perchlorate
perchlorates
perchloric
perchloric acid
perchloride
perchlorides
perchlorinate
perchlorinated
perchlorinates
perchlorinating
perchlorination
perchlorinations

Literary usage of Perchings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1891)
"The stream is " made of an alternation of flights and perchings." The perches represent sensory, images objects, and as substantive are contrasted with the ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"It is their characteristic to be independent, to stand alone as it were, or (adopting Dr. James's figure) to provide perchings and landing places to thought ..."

3. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1918)
"Like a bird's life, it seems to be made of an alternation of flights and perchings. The rhythm of language expresses this, where every thought is expressed ..."

4. The Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin (1903)
"... by to clean up the carrion, but a wolf at the throat would be a shorter agony than the long stalking and sometime perchings of these loathsome watchers. ..."

5. The Psychology and Pedagogy of Reading: With a Review of the History of by Edmund Burke Huey (1908)
"The consciousness life is like a bird's life, made up of an alternation of flights and perchings. "The rhythm of language expresses this, ..."

6. The Classical Psychologists: Selections Illustrating Psychology from by Benjamin Rand (1912)
"Like a bird's life, it seems to be an alternation of flights and perchings. The rhythm of language expresses this, where every thought is expressed in a ..."

7. Psychology by William James (1893)
"Like a bird's life, it seems to be an alternation of flights and perchings. The rhythm of language expresses this, where every thought is expressed in a ..."

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