Associations to the word «Sensing»


SENSE, noun. ​ Any of the manners by which living beings perceive the physical world: for humans sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste.
SENSE, noun. ​Perception through the intellect; apprehension; awareness.
SENSE, noun. ​Sound practical or moral judgment.
SENSE, noun. ​The meaning, reason, or value of something.
SENSE, noun. ​A natural appreciation or ability.
SENSE, noun. ​(pragmatics) The way that a referent is presented.
SENSE, noun. ​(semantics) A single conventional use of a word; one of the entries for a word in a dictionary.
SENSE, noun. ​(mathematics) One of two opposite directions in which a vector (especially of motion) may point. See also polarity.
SENSE, noun. ​(mathematics) One of two opposite directions of rotation, clockwise versus anti-clockwise.
SENSE, noun. ​(biochemistry) referring to the strand of a nucleic acid that directly specifies the product.
SENSE, verb. To use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel.
SENSE, verb. To instinctively be aware.
SENSE, verb. To comprehend.
SENSE AMPLIFIER, noun. An electronic circuit used to refresh the value of a bit stored in a DRAM integrated circuit
SENSE AMPLIFIERS, noun. Plural of sense amplifier
SENSE OF CRAFT, noun. (idiomatic) aptitude for craftsmanship.
SENSE OF HUMOR, noun. American spelling standard spelling of sense of humour.
SENSE OF HUMOUR, noun. The quality of an individual to find certain things funny.
SENSE ORGAN, noun. An organic sensor.
SENSE ORGANS, noun. Plural of sense organ
SENSE STRAND, noun. A strand of (two-stranded) DNA which is transcribed into mRNA.
SENSE STRANDS, noun. Plural of sense strand

Dictionary definition

SENSE, noun. A general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self".
SENSE, 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 signified".
SENSE, 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".
SENSE, noun. Sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away".
SENSE, noun. A natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing".
SENSE, verb. Perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car".
SENSE, verb. Detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization".
SENSE, verb. Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption".
SENSE, verb. Comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis