representational process

Definitions of representational process

n 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
a typical example of some state or quality
a faithful depiction or reflection
mind's eye
the imaging of remembered or invented scenes
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
imaginative re-creation
make-believe, pretence, pretense
imaginative intellectual play
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
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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