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Physical object   /fˈɪzɪkəl ˈɑbdʒɛkt/   Listen
Physical object

A tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow.  Synonym: object.

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"Physical object" Quotes from Famous Books

... their surroundings, as the sun pours light on physical beings, belong to this realm. Whatever is illuminated by their wisdom stands forth in its true meaning and significance for the spiritual world, just as the colour of a physical object is seen when the light falls upon it. There are still higher regions of the spirit-world, which will be described later ...
— An Outline of Occult Science • Rudolf Steiner

... reached, and as long as it lasted, there was no abstraction, or classification of objects, and no room consequently for the metaphysical mode of thought. But as soon as the voluntary agent, whose will governed the phaenomenon, ceased to be the physical object itself, and was removed to an invisible position, from which he or she superintended an entire class of natural agencies, it began to seem impossible that this being should exert his powerful activity from a distance, unless through the medium of something ...
— Auguste Comte and Positivism • John-Stuart Mill

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