concrete representation

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Noun1.concrete representation - a representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
embodiment, shape - a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; "a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"
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It is noticed, by the bye, that these damsels become, within the limits of decorum, more skittish when thus intrusted with the concrete representation of their sex, than when dividing the representation with Miss Twinkleton's young ladies.
Supporting research suggests that good existing knowledge is needed to enable representation combination; where combination is not successful, learners often focus on a single concrete representation (Seufert, 2003).
Jose Rizal in barong Tagalog and a concrete representation of a carabao and a farmer with his plow which adorns the main gate of the farm school.
"Play Your Airport" was developed in partnership with Agorize, which specializes in open innovation challenges; it is the concrete representation of Groupe ADP's commitment to innovation and collective intelligence.
Observable's patented device allows for the establishment and maintenance of a concrete representation of normal device behavior, so that threats can be accurately and concisely identified as deviations from legitimate device behavior.
The teacher in this case uses three external representations, namely the concrete representation with the folded paper, a pictorial representation of the folded paper, and the abstract representation "1/4" to help students to develop an internal representation of a quarter.
The Time Timer[R] patented red disk provides a concrete representation of the abstract concept of elapsed time.
RAWALPINDI -- City Police Officer (CPO) Bilal Siddique Kamyana has said that setting a Citizen Police Liaison Committee is top priority and Rawalpindi Chamber will be given concrete representation in the committee.
"Art," Agnes Martin once told an interviewer, "is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings." Does anything restrained stand a chance of being noticed in a visual culture full of the bright and the bold, the loud and the splashy?
"It is a concrete representation of the vision of RAK, and realises Rakeen's core values of sustainability, responsibility and prosperity."
Speaking on behalf of Italian Ambassador Gabriele Checchia, Fabio Melloni told those at the ceremony, "What we are launching today is not only an irrigation project but also a concrete representation of our continued commitment to agricultural development," adding that the embassy had "built or rehabilitated over 16 kilometers of irrigation channels" throughout the country over the last two years.
A specialist in aesthetics, Dilworth (philosophy, Western Michigan U.) offers an original theory of the nature of artworks, centered around the Representational Content general thesis that all artworks occur solely as the representational content of some concrete representation. It leads to a double representational content theory, in which the physical artifact represents the artwork, and the artwork in turn represents its subject matter.

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