(military) another term for objective (sense 8)
noun, Astronomy. 1. a large prism placed in front of the objective lens or mirror of a telescope, allowing the simultaneous acquisition of the spectra of many stars.
noun, Epistemology. 1. the doctrine that knowledge of real objects is relative to the individual.
- Objective sensation
objective sensation n. A sensation caused by some material object.
noun, Hegelianism. 1. the human spirit, insofar as it has become capable of a rational identification of its individual self with the community of other spirits but is not yet capable of the identification with the absolute idea that characterizes the absolute spirit.