sense

  1. a general conscious awareness
  2. the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
  3. the faculty through which the external world is apprehended
  4. sound practical judgment
  5. a natural appreciation or ability

Sense

[river] The river Sense (Sense, Singine) is a right tributary of the river Saane in Switzerland. It is a border river between the Cantons of Fribourg and Bern. Its source rivers, the Kalte Sense, coming from Mount Gantrisch, and Warme Sense, flowing out of lake Schwarzsee, join at Zollhaus and thus form the origin of the Sense. The Sense fl...
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Sense

A sense is a physiological capacity of organisms that provides data for perception. The senses and their operation, classification, and theory are overlapping topics studied by a variety of fields, most notably neuroscience, cognitive psychology (or cognitive science), and philosophy of perception. The nervous system has a specific sensory system ...
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sense

[n] - the meaning of a word or expression 2. [n] - a natural appreciation or ability 3. [n] - a general conscious awareness 4. [n] - the faculty through which the external world is apprehended 5. [v] - detect some circumstance or entity automatically, as of a machine or instrument 6. [v] - become aware of not through the ...
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Sense

Sense: In biology and medicine, the faculty of sensory reception. The ability to convey specific types of external or internal stimuli to the brain and perceive them. Sensory reception occurs through a process known as transduction in which stimuli are converted into nerve impulses which are relayed to the brain. This process may involve the specia...
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Sense

Sense (sĕns) noun [ Latin sensus , from sentire , sensum , to perceive, to feel, from the same root as English send ; confer Old High German sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, German sinnen to meditate, to think: confer French sens
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Sense

Sense transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sensed ; present participle & verbal noun Sensing .] To perceive by the senses; to recognize. [ Obsolete or Colloq.] « Is he sure that objects are not otherwise sensed by ot...
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sense

1. <physiology> A faculty, possessed by animals, of perceiving external objects by means of impressions made upon certain organs (sensory or sense organs) of the body, or of perceiving changes in the condition of the body; as, the senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. See Muscular sense, under Muscular, and Temperature sense. 'Le...
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sense

signified noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted; `the dictionary gave several senses for the word`; `in the best sense charity is really a duty`; `the signifier is linked to the ...
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sense

sentiency noun the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; `in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing`
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sense

(sens) a faculty by which the conditions or properties of things are perceived. Five major senses were traditionally considered: vision, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Numerous other senses have now been identified, such as equilibrium, hunger, thirst, malaise, and pain. All senses involve the reception of stimuli by...
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Sense

• (v. t.) One of two opposite directions in which a line, surface, or volume, may be supposed to be described by the motion of a point, line, or surface. • (v. t.) That which is felt or is held as a sentiment, view, or opinion; judgment; notion; opinion. • (v. t.) Sound perception and reasoning; correct judgment; good mental capacity...
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sense

sense The five faculties which receive impressions through specific bodily organs and the nerves associated with them; such as, seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, and smelling.
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sense

sense, faculty by which external or internal stimuli are conveyed to the brain centers, where they are registered as sensations. Sensory reception occurs in higher animals through a process known as transduction, in which stimuli are converted into nerve impulses and relayed to the brain. The four c...
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sense

Type: Term Pronunciation: sens Definitions: 1. The faculty of perceiving any stimulus.
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Sense

[molecular biology] In molecular biology and genetics, sense is a concept used to compare the polarity of nucleic acid molecules, such as DNA or RNA, to other nucleic acid molecules. Depending on the context within molecular biology, sense may have slightly different meanings. ==DNA sense== Molecular biologists call a single strand of DNA s...
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Sense

[electronics] In electronics, sense is a technique used in power supplies to produce the correct voltage for a load. Although simple batteries naturally maintain a steady voltage (except in cases of large internal impedance), a power supply must use a feedback system to make adjustments based on the difference between its intended output an...
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sense

a separate meaning of a word or phrase. Entries for words that have more than one meaning are divided into senses.
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