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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -object lesson-, *object lesson*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
object lesson    [N] ตัวอย่างที่เป็นอุทาหรณ์

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
他山の石[たざんのいし, tazannoishi] (n) (See 他山の石以て玉を攻むべし) lesson learned from someone's else mistake; object lesson; food for thought; stones from other mountains (can be used to polish one's own gems) [Add to Longdo]

Chinese-English: CC-CEDICT Dictionary
实物教学[shí wù jiào xué, ㄕˊ ˋ ㄐㄧㄠˋ ㄒㄩㄝˊ, / ] object lesson [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Object \Ob"ject\ ([o^]b"j[e^]kt), n. [L. objectus. See {Object},
     v. t.]
     1. That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the
        way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible
        and persists for an appreciable time; as, he observed an
        object in the distance; all the objects in sight; he
        touched a strange object in the dark.
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     2. Anything which is set, or which may be regarded as set,
        before the mind so as to be apprehended or known; that of
        which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance,
        whether a thing external in space or a conception formed
        by the mind itself; as, an object of knowledge, wonder,
        fear, thought, study, etc.
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              Object is a term for that about which the knowing
              subject is conversant; what the schoolmen have
              styled the "materia circa quam."      --Sir. W.
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              The object of their bitterest hatred. --Macaulay.
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     3. That toward which the mind, or any of its activities, is
        directed; that on which the purpose are fixed as the end
        of action or effort; that which is sought for; goal; end;
        aim; motive; final cause.
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              Object, beside its proper signification, came to be
              abusively applied to denote motive, end, final cause
              . . . . This innovation was probably borrowed from
              the French.                           --Sir. W.
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              Let our object be, our country, our whole country,
              and nothing but our country.          --D. Webster.
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     4. Sight; show; appearance; aspect. [Obs.] --Shak.
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              He, advancing close
              Up to the lake, past all the rest, arose
              In glorious object.                   --Chapman.
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     5. (Gram.) A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action
        is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the
        object of a transitive verb.
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     6. (Computers) Any set of data that is or can be manipulated
        or referenced by a computer program as a single entity; --
        the term may be used broadly, to include files, images
        (such as icons on the screen), or small data structures.
        More narrowly, anything defined as an object within an
        object-oriented programming language.
     7. (Ontology) Anything which exists and which has attributes;
        distinguished from {attributes}, {processes}, and
     {Object glass}, the lens, or system of lenses, placed at the
        end of a telescope, microscope, etc., which is toward the
        object. Its function is to form an image of the object,
        which is then viewed by the eyepiece. Called also
        {objective} or {objective lens}. See Illust. of
     {Object lesson}, a lesson in which object teaching is made
        use of.
     {Object staff}. (Leveling) Same as {Leveling staff}.
     {Object teaching}, a method of instruction, in which
        illustrative objects are employed, each new word or idea
        being accompanied by a representation of that which it
        signifies; -- used especially in the kindergarten, for
        young children.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  object lesson
      n 1: punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided
           to make an example of him" [syn: {example}, {deterrent
           example}, {lesson}, {object lesson}]

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