out-of-body experience

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out-of-body experience

n
(Psychology) a vivid feeling of being detached from one's body, usually involving observing it and its environment from nearby. Abbreviation: OBE or OOBE Compare near-death experience

out-of-body experience

(OBE) An occasion when an individual separates from and views from above his or her physical body. Compare neardeath experience.
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Noun1.out-of-body experience - the dissociative experience of observing yourself from an external perspective as though your mind or soul had left and was observing your body
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
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However, they point to a much more complicated issue-designing the OOBE when products and/or services from multiple companies are needed for users to accomplish a single goal (getting online).
By the way, the woman figure that Rafael saw while out of his body or while in a state of sleep paralysis could be one of the astral beings that people sometimes meet when they go out of their body or have OOBE.
These attributes come together to support Microsoft's OOBE positioning for the Portable Media Center platform: optimum out-of-the-box experience.