tangible object

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This happened not because they were displeased by the substance of his speech, which had even been forgotten after the many subsequent speeches, but to animate it the crowd needed a tangible object to love and a tangible object to hate.
just as she might have distinguished between a tangible object and its reflection in a glass, Affery made out this difference with her head going round and round.
Fyne's snappy "Practically" my thoughts fastened upon that lady as a more tangible object of speculation.
There rose the horrible fact of the Theft-- the one visible, tangible object that confronted me, in the midst of the impenetrable darkness which enveloped all besides
I mean, as I was saying, that arithmetic has a very great and elevating effect, compelling the soul to reason about abstract number, and rebelling against the introduction of visible or tangible objects into the argument.
records, tangible object in the nature of the document or
To address this gap, the paper presented here describes a case study (A-B treatment design) where a tangible object symbol was introduced to an adult (pseudonym Frank) with multiple disabilities and visual impairment at his day habilitation program.
In one child-centered play therapist's experiences with termination, a particular child demonstrated a definite need to leave behind a tangible object in order for the therapist to remember him.
Because memory was conceived of as occupying a physical space, being a tangible object, it could not only be constructed, but also deconstructed.
Workers such as computer software engineers are presently excluded from TAA because they do not produce a tangible object.
To expect otherwise is to fall prey to the idealistic illusion that time is transcendental and, thus, motionless in its total detachment from any tangible object that might move "through," "with," or "in" time, all metaphors obscuring the fact that time is an abstraction determined by, as well as determining, movement.
When a tangible object was given for screaming, the CP of screaming 50% during the first CRF phase, whereas the CP of occurrence of other responses was 11%.