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1. The object of perception.
2. A mental impression of something perceived by the senses, serving as a basic component in the formation of concepts; a sense datum.

[From Latin perceptum, neuter past participle of percipere, to perceive; see perceive.]


1. (Philosophy) a concept that depends on recognition by the senses, such as sight, of some external object or phenomenon
2. (Philosophy) an object or phenomenon that is perceived
[C19: from Latin perceptum, from percipere to perceive]


(ˈpɜr sɛpt)

1. the mental result or product of perceiving; an impression or sensation of something perceived.
2. a thing perceived; the object of perception.
[1830–40; < Latin perceptum something perceived, n. use of neuter of perceptus, past participle of percipere to perceive]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.percept - the representation of what is perceivedpercept - the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
figure - a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
ground - a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
pattern, form, shape - a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
visual percept, visual image - a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
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And to do Mrs Nickleby justice, she never had lost--and to do married ladies as a body justice, they seldom do lose--any occasion of inculcating similar golden percepts, whose only blemish is, the slight degree of vagueness and uncertainty in which they are usually enveloped.
The percept has an aggressiveness which does not belong to the image.
However, the under vowel percepts of the back vowels are closer to, or identical to their actual tone colors.
To achieve this, I propose to build a translation framework between the representations used by robots in their situated experience and those used on the Web, based on relational structures establishing links between related percepts and between percepts and the semantics they support.
beaucoup moins que] C'est pour cela que la mission des imams, qui connaissent profondement la religion musulmane, est d'expliquer ce que cette religion contient comme principes et percepts [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il ajoute.
Khoja emphasized the keenness of the Saudi government of culture in which it helps to establish mutual percepts between humankind and rapprochement between peoples, pointing out to the prominence of the cultural aspects on the agenda of the current visit of the Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to France.
It should be said of all art that, in relation to the percepts or visions they give us, artists are presenters of affects, the inventors and creators of affects.
A comprehensive review of the history, percepts and preclinical and clinical studies on Adaptrin, an all-natural supplement traditionally known as formula No.
He also underlined the importance of promoting national education in joint GCC curricula in line with Gulf and Arab values and Islamic percepts.
MQM's Afaq Ahmad, who stressed on evolution of masses awareness instead of changing the system of State, as unless, the Muslims were aware of Islamic percepts, they could have great difficulty in practicing their religion in its truer form and spirit.
The interfaces are defined in terms of percepts arriving from the environment.
Taking over the left motor area, which used to handle modal percepts, the brain used it to handle words, or neutral phonemic strings that it came to associate systematically with the modal percepts handled by the corresponding motor areas of the right hemisphere.