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contents

[′kän‚tens]
(computer science)
The information stored at any address or in any register of a computer.
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Every psychical phenomenon is characterized by what the scholastics of the Middle Ages called the intentional (also the mental) inexistence of an object, and what we, although with not quite unambiguous expressions, would call relation to a content, direction towards an object (which is not here to be understood as a reality), or immanent objectivity.
These three he calls the act, the content and the object.
Sorrowfully and affectionately he let his fingers press the hard outlines of the contents.
Regretfully Werper laid the pouch, its contents undisturbed, upon the body of his horse, rose, and taking his rifle with him, backed slowly down the trail until a turn hid him from the view of the watchful Arab.
The door of my cabinet is then to be forced: and you are to go in alone; to open the glazed press (letter E) on the left hand, breaking the lock if it be shut; and to draw out, with all its contents as they stand, the fourth drawer from the top or (which is the same thing) the third from the bottom.
At sight of the contents, he uttered one loud sob of such immense relief that I sat petrified.
The old monster was not slow to perceive the effect which my draught had produced and that I carried him more lightly than usual, so he stretched out his skinny hand and seizing the gourd first tasted its contents cautiously, then drained them to the very last drop.
He made examination of the contents, but came to the conclusion that the glass objects were unsuitable.
In the second case, if freedom were possible without inevitability we should have arrived at unconditioned freedom beyond space, time, and cause, which by the fact of its being unconditioned and unlimited would be nothing, or mere content without form.
And lifting their right hands from the public treasury they swore to be content.
The great majority are perfectly content to do the ordinary thing.
Its owner lit it again, and said: "Boast no more, but henceforth be content to give thy light in silence.