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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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Pearce's Register features stories such as that of socialist Arthur Gardiner, one of the original conscientious objectors from Huddersfield.
All conscientious objectors who were called up had to explain initially to a local tribunal why they shouldn't be forced to serve in the military.
On Thursday relatives and descendants of the 16,000 gathered in London to mark International Conscientious Objectors Day, an annual event with a special significance in the centenary year of the war's outbreak.
I was an objector to the first motorway, the M1, yet I admit it is now unthinkable what the toll of human life would be if that motorway had not been constructed.
Not one of the objectors suggested that the bar itself was inappropriate or in the wrong place but, rather, that a building which was constructed in pink sandstone to complement its neighbours should receive a colour scheme that clashes.
The only ones who actually live in the area are three residents of Kelvin Grove, which is the only street the objectors have ever been concerned with.
Yesterday's proceedings were overseen by Piet Dorflinger, a delegate from the European Bureau for Conscientious Objectors (EBCO), an organisation seeking to enshrine the rights of conscientious objectors worldwide.
Another sort of divide, between patriots and conscientious objectors, has received less attention from historians.
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.
The Army and Fort Campbell has procedures in place for soldiers who declare themselves to be conscientious objectors and who apply for conscientious objector status," an Army statement read.
The proposals reject measures such as new dioceses to cater for objectors.
Summary: Objectors have claimed victory in a High Court battle over plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.