understanding

  • 1 Understanding — Understand Un der*stand ([u^]n d[ e]r*st[a^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Understood} (([u^]n d[ e]r*st[oo^]d ),), and Archaic {Understanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Understanding}.] [OE. understanden, AS. understandan, literally, to stand under; cf. AS.… …

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  • 2 Understanding — Un der*stand ing ([u^]n d[ e]r*st[a^]nd [i^]ng), a. Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Understanding — Un der*stand ing, n. 1. The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation. [1913 Webster] 2. An agreement of opinion or feeling; adjustment of differences;… …

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  • 4 understanding — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. a mental grasp ; comprehension 2. a. the power of comprehending; especially the capacity to apprehend general relations of particulars b. the power to make experience intelligible by applying concepts and… …

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  • 5 An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding — is a book by the Scottish empiricist and philosopher David Hume, published in 1748. It was a simplification of an earlier effort, Hume s A Treatise of Human Nature , published anonymously in London in 1739 ndash;1740. Hume was disappointed with… …

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  • 6 Natural language understanding — Learning to read by Sigurður málari, 19th century. Natural language understanding is a subtopic of natural language processing in artificial intelligence that deals with machine reading comprehension. The proc …

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  • 7 Understanding — [ Robert Reid, Understanding (1896). Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.] Understanding (also called intellection) is a psychological process related to an abstract or physical object, such as, person, situation, or message whereby one is …

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  • 8 Understanding Comics — Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art is a 215 page non fiction comic book, written and drawn by Scott McCloud and originally published in 1993. It explores the definition of comics, the historical development of the medium, its fundamental… …

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  • 9 Youth For Understanding — (YFU) is a network of non profit organizations that organize high school and other exchanges between countries all over the world. Its goal is to enhance an understanding of the host country s culture as well as giving the host family a glance at …

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  • 10 Movement of National Understanding — The Movement of National Understanding (Mouvement de l Entente Nationale) is a minor political party in Algeria. In the 2002 elections, it received 0.2% of the vote. As of the early 2000s, it has one member of parliament. In the 17 May 2007… …

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  • 11 Delta Prize for Global Understanding — The Delta Prize for Global Understanding, presented annually by Delta Air Lines and the University of Georgia, recognizes individuals or groups whose initiatives have helped promote world peace as well as globally significant efforts that provide …

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  • 12 Memorandum of understanding — A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a document describing a bilateral or multilateral agreement between parties. It expresses a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action. It is often used in cases… …

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  • 13 An Essay Concerning Human Understanding — Infobox Book name = An Essay Concerning Human Understanding image caption = Title page for the first edition author = John Locke cover artist = country = England language = English subject = Epistemology publisher = release date = 1690 media type …

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  • 14 New Essays on Human Understanding — ( Nouveaux essais sur l entendement humain ) is a chapter by chapter rebuttal by Gottfried Leibniz of John Locke s major work, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. It is one of only two full length works by Leibniz (the other being the… …

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  • 15 Aid to Bible Understanding — was the first doctrinal and biblical encyclopedia of Jehovah s Witnesses. The book, now out of print, was published in part in 1969, and in full in 1971 by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. It was superseded in 1988 by the… …

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  • 16 Triune Understanding — is a fictitious religious cult created by Kurt Busiek for volume three of the Marvel Comics Avengers series, based on The Church of Scientology. HistoryThe Triune Understanding was depicted as a fast growing movement claiming to maximize human… …

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  • 17 Public understanding of science — may refer to:* Public Understanding of Science (journal), an academic journal * Public awareness of science …

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  • 18 The Understanding — Infobox Album | Name = The Understanding Type = Album Artist = Röyksopp Released = July 12 2005 Recorded = Genre = Downtempo, Trip hop, Synthpop Length = 58:40 Label = Astralwerks 11352 Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5… …

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  • 19 Rivers of Understanding — Infobox Album Name = Rivers of Understanding Type = Studio album Artist = Amphoteric Released = December 31 2002 Recorded = September, 2002 November, 2002 – 4th and Torres, Carmel Valley, California Genre = Progressive Rock Length = 57:07 Label …

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  • 20 Understanding Consciousness — is a scientific philosophical text written by psychologist Max Velmans. The book combines scientific studies of consciousness with philosophy of mind. Part 1 reviews the strengths and weaknesses of all currently dominant theories of consciousness …

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