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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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The percept has an aggressiveness which does not belong to the image.
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.
We were able to capture this percept using EEG to get a direct illustration of what's happening in the brain during this process," says Nemrodov.
Reid added that the act of walking has therefore shifted the percept of biological motion for those infants who had experienced self-produced stepping behaviour, and from his point of view, this suggests that the limited, momentary period of experience altered the infant's perception of walking, indicating a link between action perception and action production in early infancy.
blackpool council is looking to invite bidders to submit a proposal which aims to meet the following objectives:a) to assess the overall business investment percept.
Siddharth will be meeting Kygo on his India trip for Ola Sunburn Arena by Percept Live and rumours are rife of a possible collaboration between the two.
This new position has been created to support EarlySense's continued global growth in the hospital, post-acute and consumer health markets and follows the recent success of the new InSight platform and the launch of two new consumer products, Live for the aging population and Percept for couples who are trying to conceive.
Kygo is set to perform for his fans in Mumbai at the Ola Sunburn Arena, as part of a three-city tour with Percept Live, dishing out tropical numbers in Hyderabad on November 24, New Delhi on November 25 and Mumbai on November 26.
The overall tone quality percept is then a blend of the spectral tone colors of harmonics being featured by at least these three vocal tract resonances.
The first round of testing (OPID-10, Odor Percept IDentification) called for identifying 10 common scents: menthol, clove, leather, strawberry, lilac, pineapple, smoke, soap, grape, or lemon.
This year Honeycrisp is forecast to come in at 7 percent of the total crop and Cripps Pinks at 4 percept.
For LeEco's Content Marketing Business, Divya Dixit comes in as Director from Percept Live.