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1. To become aware of directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing.
2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend.

per·ceiv′a·ble adj.
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Specifically, we expanded the investigation of MOI to include a SNS and probed the role of perceiver intent.
By creating a performative analogy of an anarchist, free community, Mac Low allows perceivers of his work to recognize how sign systems and their concomitant limitations reinforce the organizing, ruling, and thus inhibiting effects of larger social institutions, allowing the reader as performer momentary freedom from such limitations.
Our account of perspective taking also requires an analysis of interbehavioral history, namely of the perceiver and target, both shared and unshared.
When a perceiver regards a target's behaviour as negative, the perceiver has a desire to know why the target chose this undesirable action.
0" ("blogs, social networking sites, wikis, and discussion-enriched archives" (208]), Page shows how interaction between and among writers and readers expands the possibilities of the ontological category, giving perceivers new ways to contribute to determining what happens.
The machine serves Noon well; it opens a stimulating passage examining the correlation between the infected perceiver and the phenomenological object.
One's motives must be assessed, an epistemic community willing to apprentice the perceiver must be located, and a relationship of trust must be built before one can even begin to learn a set of hermeneutical resources that follow from a given resistant epistemological position.
An artwork mediating between artist and perceiver also incorporates other media and thus becomes a "remediator" (Bolter and Grusin 55), subverting and reinventing the language of media.
Yet, these attitudes elicit a positive affective tone in the perceiver and tend to lead to behavior that is typically categorized as prosocial (e.
This meaning assumes the perceiver senses the existence of a world beyond what we know.
15) defines internal requests as "a message receiver's psychological or physiological response to message stimuli, which produces a self command to attend," such that some linguistic forms and word choices can prompt internal requests to attend, because they increase verbal immediacy and thus reduce the psychological distance between the message and perceiver.
In the book a kaleidoscope perceiver forms beliefs about a surface that he sees.