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ob·ject

(ob'jekt),
1. Anything to which thought or action is directed.
2. In psychoanalysis, that through which an instinct can achieve its aim.
3. In psychoanalysis, often used synonymously with person.

OBJECT

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ob·ject

(ob'jekt)
1. Anything to which thought or action is directed.
2. In psychoanalysis, that through which an instinct can achieve its aim.
3. In psychoanalysis, often used synonymously with person.

Object 

1. Something that has a fixed shape or form that you can touch or see.
2. Anything from which an image is formed by an optical system.
extended o. An object consisting of many point objects separated laterally to form a certain shape (e.g. trees, people). See beam of light; pencil of light; extended source.
o. plane See object plane.
point o. A small component of an extended object, in relation to an optical system. If the point object is situated on the axis of an optical system it gives rise to the axial ray and it is referred to as the axial point object.
real o. 
An object from which emergent rays diverge.
o. of regard See point of fixation.
o. space See image space.
virtual o. One towards which incident rays are converging after refraction or reflection. Example: a positive lens forms an image of an object placed beyond its anterior focal point. Introducing a mirror between the lens and the image makes that image become a virtual object. See virtual image.
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Furthermore, Magistrate Makofi said it was clear that the objectors did not know where the respondent spent most of his time, saying if they did they could have long realised that Mr Boko spent most of the time in Phase 2 during the period in question.
As a result, a majority of the Turkish Cypriot assembly backed legislation which would allow conscientious objectors alternatives to completing their military service and reservist duties.
If approved it will enable conscientious objectors to do alternative civilian service in the army or a public institution.
Forrest, the most significant feature of new Rule 23 is its "crackdown" on professional objectors, who he said "gum up" the process of resolving class actions.
During the war, not all conscientious objectors stayed at home, the meeting heard.
Around 16,000 men were recorded as conscientious objectors, with Quakers, traditionally pacifist, forming a large proportion: 4,500 objectors were sent to do 'work of national importance' such as farming, another 7,000 were given non-combatant duties.
In 2004 and 2011, the court ruled against conscientious objectors, making national defense a priority over individual rights.
"Choosing to be a conscientious objector would have been an extremely difficult decision, not one taken likely," he said.
And another objector wrote: "There is an existing anti-social behaviour problem emanating around the pizza outlet already.
"We all think we know about it but we break some myths, such as the fact that actually no-one was shot for being a conscientious objector, rather than a deserter."