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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 field of study searching for ways to prevent global warming by deliberately changing Earth's natural system
a virtual component in cyberspace which may be in any form and may execute any function, solely or partially.
the study of human action and conduct
1. [person] dishonest or suspect 2. [object] unreliable
[US] [informal] Ex1: I think his sources are hinky and I'll have to look into them. Ex2: Your brakes are a little hinky and you should get them replaced
make or repair an object in an improvised and inventive way making use of whatever items are at hand
chiefly[US];[Fam.] Ex.: You have no idea how many things I've MacGyvered using just duct tape or a simple paper clip.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
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
(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
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
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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