object of desire definition, object of desire meaning | English dictionary




1    a tangible and visible thing  
2    a person or thing seen as a focus or target for feelings, thought, etc.  
an object of affection     
3    an aim, purpose, or objective  
4    Informal   a ridiculous or pitiable person, spectacle, etc.  
5      (Philosophy)   that towards which cognition is directed, as contrasted with the thinking subject; anything regarded as external to the mind, esp. in the external world  
6      (Grammar)   a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase whose referent is the recipient of the action of a verb  
   See also       direct object       indirect object  
7      (Grammar)   a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase that is governed by a preposition  
8    no object   not a hindrance or obstacle  
money is no object     
9      (Computing)   a self-contained identifiable component of a software system or design  
object-oriented programming     
     (C14: from Late Latin objectus something thrown before (the mind), from Latin obicere; see object2)  
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a virtual component in cyberspace which may be in any form and may execute any function, solely or partially.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing
à la terre n'est rien pire que ce que charretier désire
à la terre n'est rien pire que ce que charretier désire
chacun croit fort aisément ce qu'il craint et ce qu'il désire
A virtual space created electronically exclusively occupant by cyber objects.
Cyber-surveillance is an electronic system for the surveillance of online activities, objects or processes that are operated from and on the Internet.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber-surveillance is an electronic system for the surveillance of online activities
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