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Object lesson Object, beside its proper signification, came to be
abusively applied to denote motive, end, final cause . . .
. This innovation was probably borrowed from the French.
Let our object be, our country, our whole country, and
nothing but our country. --D. Webster.
4. Sight; show; appearance; aspect. [Obs.] --Shak.
He, advancing close Up to the lake, past all the
rest, arose In glorious object. --Chapman.
5. (Gram.) A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action
is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the
object of a transitive verb.
Object glass, the lens, or system of lenses, placed at the
end of a telescope, microscope, etc., which is toward the
object. Its office is to form an image of the object,
which is then viewed by the eyepiece. Called also
objective. See Illust. of Microscope.
Object lesson, a lesson in which object teaching is made
Object staff. (Leveling) Same as Leveling staff.
Object teaching, a method of instruction, in which
illustrative objects are employed, each new word or idea
being accompanied by a representation of that which it
signifies; -- used especially in the kindergarten, for
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