sense impression


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sense impression an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation "a sensation of touch"
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  • Albert Einstein
    “On the other hand, the concept owes its meaning and its justification exclusively to the totality of the sense impressions which we associate with it.”
  • Albert Einstein
    “Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.”


In literature:

Another of my first impressions after the crisis was a sense of my actual remoteness, in normal circumstances, from Constance.
"The Message" by Alec John Dawson
I say I was impressed with a deep sense of gratitude, and resolved to follow his advice.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
Of all the senses, the eyes seem to carry the most lasting impression to the brain.
"The New Tenant" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
As he drew near to the close of his life, he was more and more deeply impressed with a sense of Mary's kindness and love.
"Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
When I was next capable of taking in impressions with my senses I was aware of a great stillness.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
He had a curiously uplifting sense of the gravity and impressiveness of the business upon which at last, inconceivably, he came.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
The same principle applies to all sense-impressions.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
His heart was impressed with an exquisite sense of moral obligations.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
As Peter cautiously advanced he was impressed, almost startled, by the sense of vastness, and he was aware of great, looming proportions.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
The look of the place impressed her, but did not give her any sense of intimidation.
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade

In poetry:

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
"Haunted Houses. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Only, life grows more beautiful
While she walks with us unafraid,
Interpreting with saintly speech
The heaven in which her soul hath stayed;
Impressing still its finer sense
Upon our dull intelligence.
"My Dearest" by Anna Johnston MacManus

In news:

With her dazzling looks, bombshell body, impeccable sense of style and impressive acting chops, it is almost shocking that the sexpot isn't a household name yet.
URBANA — Friends and associates remember Urbana attorney Stanley Balbach as a man whose stately demeanor and sense of professional ethics impressed those around him.
Nintendo's Wii U may not have the most impressive tech specs at first blush, but comparing clock speeds makes little sense.
" Greg was one of the kindest people I ever knew and had the best sense of humor," wrote Andy Martin of Orange, Va. " Greg left a lasting impression on me and when I think of him, I see his bright smile & sense his warm, tender nature.
We've compiled a list of some of the most impressive performers, plays, and coaches and need your vote to make some sense of the whole shebang.
We have an initial moral sense that is in some ways very impressive, and in some ways, really depressing -- that we see some of the worst biases in adults reflected in the minds and in the behaviors of young babies.
Kinect motion- sensing system impresses.
Not only was I impressed with the video work, but their sense of humor was pretty cool….ohh yea, you will never guess where this guy woke up.

In science:

This will cause the impression of inhabiting a network much more complex (in the sense of having higher average node degree) than it is indeed the case.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
One might get an impression that handling such categories is hopeless, but the main problem here actually is that the category is very big in the sense that it is not generated by any set.
Locally well generated homotopy categories of complexes
Since an impressive develop is taking place in the GPU technology, it makes sense to explore GPU performances not only for graphics, but also for other applications.
cuInspiral: prototype gravitational waves detection pipeline fully coded on GPU using CUDA
Most of the literature gives the impression that any “weak measurement” (in the sense of Definition 1) followed by postselection will result in a “weak value” ℜ(hf , Asi/hf , si), no matter what the measurement procedures.
What do quantum "weak" measurements actually measure?
At best, it gives a sense of the impressive range of activity in flavor-physics and C P -violation experiments, and of the very high quality of the data and analyses being generated.
FPCP 2012 Summary Talk on Experiments