sense organ

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sense organ an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sense organ (Physiol) a specially irritable mechanism by which some one natural force or form of energy is enabled to excite sensory nerves; as the eye, ear, an end bulb or tactile corpuscle, etc.
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Quotations

  • Thomas H. Huxley
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    “Science is nothing, but trained and organized common sense.”
  • Source Unknown
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    “In a world where the outrageous has become the norm, stable organizations make no sense.”

Usage

In literature:

Is the pain sense a highly developed sense, to judge from its sense organ?
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
She has sense organs, and motor organs, too.
"The Venus Trap" by Evelyn E. Smith
This party, as we have said, is in no sense a political organization.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
Some day a gifted creature may tell us of the possession of an organ and a sense revealing a dimension absolutely incomprehensible.
"Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind" by Frances Martin
Hath not a rose-tree organs, passions, senses?
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?
"Women of Mediæval France" by Pierce Butler
Our organs of sense are trained by use to distinguish forms and colours.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
In one sense, however, progress in the organic world has been dependent on, though not caused by, progress in the inorganic.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
This inference is confirmed by the comparatively small development of the other sense-organs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
This is due to the excitation in the sense-organ continuing after the object has ceased to affect it.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
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In poetry:

`I shall hear the chorister voices soar,
And the organ rise and roll;
And I, who had only sense before,
Shall awaken and find my soul.
"The Fallen Elm" by Alfred Austin

In news:

It only makes sense to turn a little patch of your property into a personal supply of organic food.
At the time, corporations were struggling to make sense of and track the wide -- and ever-growing -- array of digital content in their organizations.
EGF Receptor Signaling Triggers Recruitment of Drosophila Sense Organ Precursors by Stimulating Pron.
For some teachers and librarians, this isn't enough because it doesn't convey a sense of how to organize mini-research moments & how important small activities can be.
Oprah Radio host Dr Mehmet Oz and Dr Gary Becker, Nobel Prize winner and co-author of Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism, debate the pros and cons of buying and selling organs for transplantation .
It speaks of a time when news organizations were more compliant with government wishes, even when it made no sense.
They had a sense of drama, plus the organization and discipline to pull off a Jones Street blockbuster.
Pastors organize prayer vigil to provide 'sense of hope'.
If, as I argued in Part 1, organically produced food is more nutritious, it makes sense to eat it.
Ok, our organization 's not a real organization in the sense that we've got sign up sheets and membership drives.
Gylian will help you create a sense of organization that works for you and your lifestyle.
Oprah Radio host Dr Mehmet Oz and Dr Gary Becker, Nobel Prize winner and co-author of Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism, debate the pros and cons of buying and selling organs for transplantation.
Since quotas have a direct impact on a salesperson's pay and overall sense of accomplishment, quotas that don't align with a salesperson's real sales opportunity, or are otherwise perceived to be unfair, will hurt the organization.
These organs of sense , being frequently exercise...
It's long been thought that humans lack odor-sensing organs that would enable us to communicate by smell , but a new study suggest that people can, in fact, detect some emotions with their noses, such as fear and disgust.
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In science:

This makes sense as in the four-dimensional low-energy description the massless fluctuations should organize into the complex scalars of chiral multiplets.
Deformations of calibrated D-branes in flux generalized complex manifolds
Worldsheet supersymmetry is now realized nonlinearly, in the sense that there is a goldstone fermion c2 , and fields are no longer organized into multiplets.
Cosmological unification of string theories
Significant classes of systems that possess realtime features are, among others, social organizations (in a broad sense), and distributed and embedded systems.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
Self-organizing maps (SOMs) are a technique that has been used with high-dimensional data vectors to develop an archetypal set of states (nodes) that span, in some sense, the high-dimensional space.
Interpreting self-organizing maps through space--time data models
Self-organizing maps (SOMs) are a technique that has been used with high-dimensional data vectors to develop an archetypal set of states (nodes) that span, in some sense, the high-dimensional space.
Interpreting self-organizing maps through space--time data models
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