Associations to the word «Concept»

Wiktionary

CONCEPT, noun. An understanding retained in the mind, from experience, reasoning and/or imagination; a generalization (generic, basic form), or abstraction (mental impression), of a particular set of instances or occurrences (specific, though different, recorded manifestations of the concept).
CONCEPT, noun. (programming)   In generic programming, a description of supported operations on a type, including their syntax and semantics.
CONCEPT ALBUM, noun. An album where the content follows an overall theme or narrative.
CONCEPT ALBUMS, noun. Plural of concept album
CONCEPT ART, noun. A form of illustration whose main goal is to convey a visual representation of a concept.
CONCEPT CAR, noun. (automotive) An automobile which is not available for retail sale and which is usually only a mock-up having limited functionality, but which may be displayed at auto shows to represent design ideas under consideration for future vehicles.
CONCEPT CARS, noun. Plural of concept car
CONCEPT MAP, noun. A diagram showing the relationships among concepts, with the concepts drawn in rectangular boxes, which are connected with labelled arrows that denote the relationships between concepts, such as "is a", "gives rise to", "results in", "is required by," or "contributes to".

Dictionary definition

CONCEPT, noun. An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope