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  • 1 perception — perceptional, adj. /peuhr sep sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or faculty of apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding. 2. immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral, psychological, or aesthetic… …

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  • 2 slow — slowly, adv. slowness, n. /sloh/, adj., slower, slowest, adv., slower, slowest, v. adj. 1. moving or proceeding with little or less than usual speed or velocity: a slow train. 2. characterized by lack of speed: a slow pace. 3. taking or requiring …

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  • 3 slow — /sloʊ / (say sloh) adjective 1. taking or requiring a comparatively long time for moving, going, acting, occurring, etc.; not fast, rapid or swift. 2. leisurely; gradual, as change, growth, etc. 3. sluggish in nature, disposition, or function. 4 …

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  • 4 Visual perception — In psychology, visual perception is the ability to interpret information from visible light reaching the eyes. The resulting perception is also known as eyesight, sight or vision. The various physiological components involved in vision are… …

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  • 5 The Doors of Perception —   …

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  • 6 time perception — Introduction       experience or awareness of the passage of time.       The human experience of change is complex. One primary element clearly is that of a succession of events, but distinguishable events are separated by more or less lengthy… …

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  • 7 dim — I. a. 1. Dusky, dark, obscure, mysterious, indistinct, ill defined, indefinite, shadowy, cloudy, faint. 2. Dull, obtuse, slow to see, slow of understanding or perception. 3. Darkened, obscured, clouded, faint, confused, shorn of its beams. 4.… …

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  • 8 dull — /dʌl / (say dul) adjective 1. slow of understanding; obtuse; stupid. 2. lacking keenness of perception in the senses or feelings; insensible; unfeeling. 3. not intense or acute: a dull pain. 4. slow in motion or action; not brisk; sluggish. 5.… …

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  • 9 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 10 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 11 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 12 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 13 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 14 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 15 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 16 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 17 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 18 nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… …

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  • 19 Pythagoreans and Eleatics — Edward Hussey PYTHAGORAS AND THE EARLY PYTHAGOREANS Pythagoras, a native of Samos, emigrated to southern Italy around 520, and seems to have established himself in the city of Croton. There he founded a society of people sharing his beliefs and… …

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  • 20 French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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