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observations, plural;
  1. The action or process of observing something or someone carefully or in order to gain information
    • - she was brought into the hospital for observation
    • - detailed observations were carried out on the students' behavior
  2. The ability to notice things, esp. significant details
    • - his powers of observation
  3. The taking of the altitude of the sun or another celestial body for navigational purposes

  4. A remark, statement, or comment based on something one has seen, heard, or noticed
    • - he made a telling observation about Hugh

  1. the act of making and recording a measurement
  2. the act of observing; taking a patient look
  3. a remark expressing careful consideration
  4. facts learned by observing; "he reported his observations to the mayor"
  5. notice: the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"
  6. (observational) experimental: relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"
  7. Observation is either an activity of a living being (such as a human), consisting of receiving knowledge of the outside world through the senses, or the recording of data using scientific instrument. The term may also refer to any data collected during this activity. ...
  8. (Observations (Pierre Belon)) Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables trouvées en Grèce, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie et autres pays étrangèrs is a work of ethnographical, botanical and zoological exploration by Pierre Belon (1517-1564), a French naturalist from Le Mans. ...
  9. (observe) To notice or view, especially carefully or with attention to detail; To follow the custom, practice, or rules (especially of a religion.); To comment on something; to make an observation
  10. (Observations) (OBS) on usage or meaning
  11. (Observations) (with Richard Avedon) (1959)
  12. (Observations) There are a large number of treatments and dental care options available, which - depending on the patient - should be agreed upon with the dentist and the laboratory on an individual case basis.
  13. (Observations) This is the actual data, the measured numbers. In a statistical table, the observations would be the numbers in the table cells.
  14. (Observations) This species appears to be both abundant and widely distributed; it was taken by the Challenger at eleven stations, more or less distant from one another, — in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as far north as Japan, and as far south as New Zealand. ...
  15. (observations) Information gathered through any of our five senses or instruments that extend these senses.
  16. (observe (observation)) Watch and test a client action (such as taking inventory).
  17. (observe) v. to see and watch carefully, to examine
  18. (4.29. Observe) To see through visually directed attention.
  19. (OBSERVE) The front, face, or pictured side of the card.
  20. (Observe) Collect evidence and make measurements relating to the phenomenon you intend to study.
  21. (Observe) This is used to non-judgmentally observe one’s environment within or outside oneself. It is helpful in understanding what is going on in any given situation.
  22. (Observe) To record changes in live or changing specimens.
  23. (Observe) Watch children's play behaviors and the response of adults to ensure that the environment continues to provide effective play spaces
  24. (Observe) the face of a coin with the main design.
  25. (Observe) to know what is happening through any of your five senses, not just sight.