Objective

As opposed to subjective, free of personal feelings or emotion; hence, without bias.

Objective

The end towards which a character urgently strives.

Objective

The very first optical element at the front of a lens.
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objective

[adj] - (grammar) serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes 2. [adj] - emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings or interpretation 3. [adj] - undistorted by emotion or personal bias 4. [adj] - belonging to immediate expe...
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Objective

See 'Objective lens'
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Objective

The optical element which receives light from the object and forms the first or primary image in telescopes, microscopes and other optical systems.
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Objective

Objective: In a microscope, the objective (also called the objective lens) is the lens nearest to the object being examined whereas the lens closest to the eye is termed the ocular (the eyepiece). The light microscope today is usually binocular (with one ocular for each eye) and has a turret bearing a selection of objective lens.
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Objective

Ob·jec'tive adjective [ Confer F. objectif .] 1. Of or pertaining to an object. 2. (Metaph.) Of or pertaining to an object; contained in, or having the nature or position of, an object; outward; external; extrinsic; -- an epithet applied to whatever ir exterior to the mind...
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objective

1. <psychology> Perceptible to the external senses. ... 2. <ophthalmology> The lens or system of lenses in a microscope (or telescope) that is nearest to the object under examination. ... Origin: L. Objectivus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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objective

accusative adjective serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes; `objective case`; `accusative endings`
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objective

(ob-jek´tiv) perceptible by the external senses. the lens or system of lenses of a microscope nearest the object that is being examined. achromatic objective one in which the chromatic aberration is corrected for two colors and the spherical aberration for one color. ...
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Objective

• (a.) Of or pertaining to an object. • (n.) An object glass. See under Object, n. • (a.) Of or pertaining to an object; contained in, or having the nature or position of, an object; outward; external; extrinsic; -- an epithet applied to whatever ir exterior to the mind, or which is simply an object of thought or feeling, and opposed...
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objective

(L. objectivus) 1. perceptible to the external senses. 2. the lens or system of lenses in a microscope (or telescope) that is nearest to the object under examination.
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objective

objective Something that one's efforts or actions are intended to attain or accomplish; purpose; goal; target: 'The objective of a military attack was to rescue the prisoners'; 'The objective of the fund-raising drive was to help the hurricane victims.'
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Objective

Often referring to the strategy of a mutual fund, in other words, the fund`s category. Examples of mutual fund objectives are, aggressive, conservative, etc. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Objective

An educational objective is a statement of a goal which successful participants are expected demonstrably to achieve before the course or unit completes.
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Objective

The thing that a character in a scene is trying to achieve.
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objective

T. S. Eliot used this phrase to describe 'a set of objects, a situation, a chain of events which shall be the formula of that Particular emotion' that the poet feels and hopes to evoke in the reader ('Hamlet and His Problems', 1919).
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objective

A goal.
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Objective

The thing that a character in a scene is trying to achieve.
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objective

The primary mirror of a reflecting telescope or the primary lens of a refracting telescope. The latter is also known as an object glass.
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objective

related more to the object or representation out of which knowl¬edge is constructed than to the subject possessing the knowledge. Considered transcendentally, objective knowledge is less certain than subjective knowl¬edge; considered empirically, objective knowledge is more certain. (Cf. sub¬jective.)
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Objective

(a) Possessing the character of a real object existing independently of the knowing mind in contrast to subjective. See Subjective. (b) In Scholastic terminology beginning with Duns Scotus and continuing into the 17th and 18th centuries, objective designated anything existing as idea or representation in the mind without independent existence, (cf....
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objective

Type: Term Pronunciation: ob-jek′tiv Definitions: 1. The lens or lenses in the object end of the body tube of a microscope, by means of which the rays coming from the object examined are brought to a focus. 2. Viewing events or phenomena as they exist in the external world, impersonally, or in an unprejudiced way; open to observation by onese...
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Objective

The lower lenses, closest to the specimen. The objectives are fitted into the nosepiece, and most scopes have more than one. On stereomicroscopes, there is a matched pair of objectives (ie, you are looking through two eyepieces, and two objectives), whereas on a compound microscope there is a just single objective in use at any time (regardless o...
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