He looked pleased; pleased, and touched with ap- prehension
at the same time.
A well-developed tail having been formed in an aquatic animal, it might subsequently come to be worked in for all sorts of purposes, as a fly-flapper, an organ of prehension
, or as an aid in turning, as with the dog, though the aid must be slight, for the hare, with hardly any tail, can double quickly enough.
The study was performed in the framework of a Romanian CNCSIS project Autonomous prehension
system to support handicapped human beings or access into dangerous areas.
carefully starts from commonsense experience in laying out Whitehead's metaphysical vision and in explaining the latter's technical vocabulary (e.g., terms such as "actual occasion," "prehension
," "societies of actual occasions linked by a common element of form").
(1-8) Dental hygiene practice is physically demanding, requiring dental hygienists to use high prehension
forces, perform highly repetitive hand and wrist motions, apply heavy pressure to fulcrum fingers, and hold their wrists in awkward positions for long periods of time.
As might be expected of such an introductory work, parts of the discussion may leave the reader asking for further elaboration and clarification, particularly with regard to such notoriously difficult metaphysical topics as creativity, prehension
, concrescence, intensity (understood as non-conscious feeling or enjoyment of experience), and other technical notions.
Eating time was considered as the time when the animals were actively engaged in the ingestion (prehension
and swallowing) of concentrate as well as green fodder.
Partial cause of West's prehension
was that as a romantic, she was not only interested in the ideas put forth in the radical thought of socialists, but also in their "affect," for she "understood their psychology," and their world which was "hermetic, paranoid"--one of the many parallels between that moment and this when one considers the effects of the PATRIOT Act and accumulation of power to the Executive branch in the US and its beleaguered smirk (speaking of affect).