[suhb-kon-shuh s] /sʌbˈkɒn ʃəs/
existing or operating in the mind beneath or beyond consciousness:
the subconscious self.
Compare preconscious, unconscious.
imperfectly or not wholly conscious:
the totality of mental processes of which the individual is not aware; unreportable mental activities.
acting or existing without one’s awareness: subconscious motive
(psychoanal) that part of the mind which is on the fringe of consciousness and contains material of which it is possible to become aware by redirecting attention Compare preconscious (sense 2), unconscious (sense 5)
subconsciousness sub·con·scious·ness (sŭb-kŏn’shəs-nĭs)
The state in which mental processes take place without the conscious perception of the individual.
subconscious sub·con·scious (sŭb-kŏn’shəs)
Not wholly conscious; partially or imperfectly conscious. n.
The part of the mind below the level of conscious perception.
The part of the psyche just below consciousness and capable of bursting into consciousness. For example, a repressed sexual desire is part of our subconsciousness, although we may at some time become conscious of it.
Note: The subconscious is not the same as the unconscious. Blinking, for example, is usually unconscious and occasionally conscious, but never subconscious.
[suhb-kuh n-tig-yoo-uh s] /ˌsʌb kənˈtɪg yu əs/ adjective 1. almost touching; nearly contiguous.
adjective 1. pertaining to or proceeding from the stars; stellar; star-shaped. 2. Biology. pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling an aster; having a discoid, radiate flower head. 3. Theosophy. noting a supersensible substance pervading all space and forming the substance of a second body (astral body) belonging to each individual. It accompanies the individual through […]
noun, plural subassemblies. 1. a structural assembly, as of electronic or machine parts, forming part of a larger assembly. noun (pl) -blies 1. a number of machine components integrated into a unit forming part of a larger assembly
verb (used with object), subassembled, subassembling. 1. to assemble a basic unit of (a larger assembly).
noun 1. a group of persons or things gathered or collected; an assembly; collection; aggregate. 2. the act of assembling; state of being assembled. 3. Fine Arts. a sculptural technique of organizing or composing into a unified whole a group of unrelated and often fragmentary or discarded objects. a work of art produced by this […]