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percept

[pur-sept]
noun
1.
the mental result or product of perceiving, as distinguished from the act of perceiving; an impression or sensation of something perceived.
2.
something that is perceived; the object of perception.

Origin:
1830–40; < Latin perceptum something perceived, noun use of neuter of perceptus, past participle of percipere to perceive

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percept (ˈpɜːsɛpt)
 
n
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
 
[C19: from Latin perceptum, from percipere to perceive]

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percept per·cept (pûr'sěpt')
n.

  1. The object of perception.

  2. A mental impression of something perceived by the senses, viewed as the basic component in the formation of concepts.

  3. In clinical psychology, a single unit of perceptual report, such as one of the responses to an inkblot in the Rorschach test.

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