the conscious mental activity and logical thinking controlled by the ego and influenced by environmental demands.
secondary process n.
In psychoanalysis, the mental process directly related to the functions of the ego and characteristic of conscious and preconscious mental activities, marked by logical thinking and by the tendency to delay gratification by regulation of actions based on instinctual demands.
noun, Chemistry. 1. isopropyl alcohol. isopropyl alcohol noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, flammable, water-soluble liquid, C 3 H 8 O, produced from propylene by the action of sulfuric acid and hydrolysis: used chiefly in the manufacture of antifreeze and rubbing alcohol and as a solvent. isopropyl alcohol i·so·pro·pyl alcohol (ī’sə-prō’pəl) n. A clear, colorless, flammable, […]
noun, Epistemology. 1. one of the qualities attributed by the mind to an object perceived, such as color, temperature, or taste.
noun 1. a faint rainbow formed by light rays that undergo two internal reflections in drops of rain, appearing above the primary rainbow and having its colors in the opposite order.
noun 1. extraction of oil or natural gas under artificially induced pressure after the natural flow has ceased.