representational process

Definitions of representational process
  1. noun
    any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
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    symbol, symbolic representation, symbolisation, symbolization
    something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    exemplification, typification
    a representational or typifying form or model
    depicting, depiction, portrayal, portraying
    a representation by picture or portraiture
    anthropomorphism, theanthropism
    the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits
    imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery
    the ability to form mental images of things or events
    picture
    a typical example of some state or quality
    mirror
    a faithful depiction or reflection
    mind's eye
    the imaging of remembered or invented scenes
    vision
    a vivid mental image
    envisioning, picturing
    visual imagery
    dream, dreaming
    a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    chimaera, chimera
    a grotesque product of the imagination
    evocation
    imaginative re-creation
    make-believe, pretence, pretense
    imaginative intellectual play
    crossbones
    two crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death
    cornucopia, horn of plenty
    a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
    death's head
    a human skull (or a representation of a human skull) used as a symbol of death
    oriflamme
    an inspiring symbol or ideal that serves as a rallying point in a struggle
    white feather
    a symbol of cowardice
    allegory, emblem
    a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
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    basic cognitive process
    cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
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