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- n. this sense?) A representation, a thing serving to represent something (as to an interpreting mind). It is a representation in the sense of something which represents, as opposed to its operation or relation of representing, and also as opposed to a process or activity of representing, which produces it. (The produced representamen can itself seem or be a process or activity, for example a song or a theatrical performance, or a rock's tumbling in an informative way, or a logical argument).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In metaphysics, representation; an object serving to represent something to the mind.
From Latin repraesentamen (Wiktionary)