Percepts



[pur-sept] /ˈpɜr sɛpt/

noun
1.
the mental result or product of , as distinguished from the act of ; an impression or sensation of something .
2.
something that is ; the object of .
/ˈpɜːsɛpt/
noun
1.
a concept that depends on recognition by the senses, such as sight, of some external object or phenomenon
2.
an object or phenomenon that is perceived
n.

1837, from Latin perceptum “(a thing) perceived,” noun use of neuter past participle of percipere (see perceive). Formed on model of concept.

percept per·cept (pûr’sěpt’)
n.

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