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Origin of concept
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH conceptconcept , conception
Example sentences from the Web for concept
Such microbial arks might be able to drift among planets, spreading life through the universe, a concept known as panspermia.If bacteria band together, they can survive for years in space|Jonathan Lambert|August 26, 2020|Science News
This concept of viral dose being related to disease severity has been around for almost a century.Cloth Masks Do Protect The Wearer – Breathing In Less Coronavirus Means You Get Less Sick|LGBTQ-Editor|August 20, 2020|No Straight News
Covid-19 has changed our concept of the office so drastically that if and when we do return, it might be to a workplace that’s changed forever.Offices aren’t disappearing, but they’ll never be the same again|Quartz Staff|August 11, 2020|Quartz
Google originally announced the concept of nofollow links in 2005 to fight comment spam.
As a proof-of-concept, the team first engineered DNA strands that self-folded into the shape of a 20-sided die, also called an icosahedron.How Fake Viruses Can Help Us Make the Best Possible Vaccines|Shelly Fan|July 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
It treats touchscreens and TV programs as just one more way to introduce toddlers to animals, colors, and other concepts.Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time|Russell Saunders|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We cannot qualify it based on ideological notions or concepts important only at one time in history.
Can the concepts of different religions co-exist within an ever-expanding global population?‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It requires learning to think with contexts and concepts, deploying cooperation and creativity.
Shrouded in mystery and rationalized with concepts of love and attraction, we rarely apply left brain thinking to the big O.The High Cost of An Orgasm: Is Momentary Pleasure Worth a Lifetime of Regret?|Aurora Snow|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When these concepts are compared and their agreement or disagreement noted the soul is forming judgments.Training the Teacher|A. F. Schauffler
Many parents appear to think that the child's concepts of property rights and of fair dealing are without importance.Religious Education in the Family|Henry F. Cope
Thus inductive reasoning is concerned with the formation of concepts, deductive reasoning with the application of them.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
According to this logic, thought deals with abstractions, concepts drawn out of things by a sifting process.Instigations|Ezra Pound
It is a significant fact that 'totem' and 'taboo' are concepts for which our cultural languages possess no adequate words.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
British Dictionary definitions for concept
- the conjunction of all the characteristic features of something
- a theoretical construct within some theory
- a directly intuited object of thought
- the meaning of a predicate