Definition of Physical object
1. Noun. A tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow. "It was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
Generic synonyms: Physical Entity
Specialized synonyms: Unit, Whole, Location, Charm, Good Luck Charm, Curio, Curiosity, Oddity, Oddment, Peculiarity, Rarity, Draw, Lot, Film, Hoodoo, Je Ne Sais Quoi, Keepsake, Relic, Souvenir, Token, Filler, Makeweight, Part, Portion, Prop, Property, Snake, Stuff, Small Beer, Trifle, Trivia, Triviality, Paring, Catch, Commemorative, Discard, Finding, Floater, Fomite, Vehicle, Formation, Geological Formation, Growth, Hail, Head, Ice, Dry Land, Earth, Ground, Land, Solid Ground, Terra Firma, Ground, Land, Soil, Moon, Neighbor, Neighbour, Remains, Ribbon, Thread, Shiner, Vagabond, Wall, Web
Derivative terms: Objectify
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Physical Object
Literary usage of Physical object
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Journal of Psychology by British Psychological Society (1913)
"The object of the meaning is not merely my " idea " or thought of the original physical object. It is the physical object as universal and therefore real; ..."
2. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"GLOSS and VARNISH arc figurative terms, which borrow their signification from the act of rendering the outer surface of any physical object shining. ..."
3. The Foundations of Psychology by Jared Sparks Moore (1921)
""Psychologically considered, the characteristic trait of a physical object is not that it is common, but that it is external," we are told. ..."
4. Physical Realism: Being an Analytical Philosophy from the Physical Objects by Thomas Case (1888)
"Vision may be a psychical sensation, but the white seen is a physical object. Nor is there any reason why a psychical operation should not apprehend a ..."
5. The Doctrine of the Real Presence: As Contained in the Fathers from the by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1883)
"The Fathers, on the contrary, at times are led to point out, that a change in a physical object does not imply any such alteration of substance. ..."
6. Physical Realism: Being an Analytical Philosophy from the Physical Objects by Thomas Case (1888)
"Meanwhile, we are conscious that, when we use our senses, we somehow apprehend a physical object, which seems by an illusion to be also external. ..."
7. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"For Witasek the psychical phenomenon is an act-and-content, whose nature it is to point to some object (very often a physical object) that lies ..."