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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

[ob′jəkt]
(in psychology) something through which an instinct can achieve its goal; in psychoanalytic terms, a person other than self. See also object relations.

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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An 18-year-old being denied exemption because he was considered too young to have a conscience; a declared atheist being told he couldn't possibly have a conscience; a conscientious objector who was a piano tuner by trade being denied exemption because how could he know what use the pianos he tuned might be put to?
The exhibition documents the experiences of other individual objectors, including women, and has photographs of the tribunals they went through.
And another objector wrote: "There is an existing anti-social behaviour problem emanating around the pizza outlet already.
In general, those who considered themselves objectors were found to provide information and refer patients to a provider who could meet their need.
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.
The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 provided for objectors "to be assigned to work of national importance under civilian direction":
The 16 properties being left on Madryn Street will still be an eyesore, unless the army of developers objector Ms Edge states, wish to buy them and re-furbish, can bring them up to the acceptable living standard, within the two years stipulated.
ANTI-militarist activists in the north yesterday succeeded in forcing the military to transfer a case involving a conscientious objector from a military to a 'constitutional' court.
The war presented Mennonites and other conscientious objectors with unique challenges in dealing with a democratic state in a time of a popular war.
At the article under the title, "Arab objections, the Omani Media, the Least Blackout", the website said, "with the acceleration of events in the Sultanate and the move of the objections that were shared at the cyber space to the streets and its development to confrontations between the police and the objectors, the Omani media opted to convey the events without any blackout, but without going into details.
More than two dozen objectors, each of whom had the opportunity to ask Emanuel questions, were crammed in the front of the room and cordoned off.
12) A variant of this conception makes an exception and holds that while customary international law applies to all states, it will not be applicable to persistent objectors, i.