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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of observe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. perceived with the eyes and sometimes with other senses.
  • adj. Detected by systematic scientific observation.
  • adj. Perceived directly with the eyes; observed at first hand.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. discovered or determined by scientific observation


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  • One thing these tests don't show that I have observed is the nerve stunning shock imparted by the higher velocity bullets in the .223 and .257 cartriges.

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  • Page 71: “The real value of all the different parts of price, it must be observed, is measured by the quantity of labor which they can, each of them, purchase or command.”

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  • Please looked carefully the difference Adidas retro letter set between the 'Brazil style' and 'German style', as can be observed from the image, there is slight shape variation of numbers 2, 5 and 7 used in Brazil practically by all main team among the long period from 1977 until 1992.

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  • Writing about the "deliberately sombre" colours of Nevermore, Gauguin observed that "sadness is my key", which will be news to anyone who associates him with chromatic heat and hedonism.

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  • The security officer observed from the end of the aisle.

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  • Besides, as Mark Twain observed (and despite the misquotes of his travelogue of some people), Palestine was fairly densely populated.

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