- n. The realm of human experience comprising physical objects, and excluding theoretical constructs, hypotheses, artificial environments, and "virtual" worlds such as the Internet, computer simulations, or the imagination.
- n. the practical world as opposed to the academic world
“Alex Ponebshek: Lol, is there any reason for people to make real world music?”
“The strong link between video game violence and real world violence, and the conclusion that video games lead to social isolation and poor interpersonal skills, are drawn from bad or irrelevant research, muddleheaded thinking and unfounded, simplistic news reports:”
“Mitchell had never conducted a real interrogation and so had no sense of what worked in the real world to elicit information from prisoners, but that did not stop him from helping to develop aggressive “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” to be used on al-Qaeda detainees.”
“My world had for some years been in Lowood: my experience had been of its rules and systems; now I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitements, awaited those who had courage to go forth into its expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst its perils.”
“Envisioning a realistic outcome—mentally seeing yourself reach your goal in the real world we live in—is a crucial first step in goal setting.”
“Poem of the Rhone, the Prince and the Anglore are purely the children of Mistral's almost naive imagination, and Calendau and Esterello are attached to the real world of history by the slenderest bonds.”
“Such people were content to live in an urbapt, to spend all their money on processing and life-support equipment, to spend days at a time in the Other Plane, never moving, never exercising their real world bodies.”
“Nonetheless, the real world is obviously more complicated than a psychology experiment, so another social psychologist, Robert Levine, examined the ways in which time perspective works outside of the psychology lab.”
“Sally J. had to live in the real world despite her fantasies, and so did I.”
“But it isn't a hymn sheet he's handing round, it's what he calls notre petite aide-memoire a one-page conversion table setting out, for the comfort and convenience of our readers, what is understood in the real world by such lighthearted expressions as shovel, trowel, pickaxe, heavy and light wheelbarrows and the like.”
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