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world

1. the earth as a planet, esp including its inhabitants
2. mankind; the human race
3. the universe or cosmos; everything in existence
4. a complex united whole regarded as resembling the universe
5. any star or planet, esp one that might be inhabited
6. an area, sphere, or realm considered as a complete environment
7. Logic See possible world

world

[wərld]
(relativity)
Pertaining to Lorentz transformations and four-dimensional space-time, rather than rotations and three-dimensional space, as in world scalar, world vector, world line.
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We're seeing the world, my babies are with me and we are just having a good time.
Clearing the tangled wood; poetry as a way of seeing the world.
Hearn, chairman of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, said: "Terrified is a very good word and they should be - they're seeing the world No 1 have his world torn apart.
Eileen Baker, aged 75, would have had difficulty focusing and "it would have looked as though she was seeing the world through a very dirty windscreen," the jury heard.
Police responded in a myopic way, only seeing the world through a cop's eyes: We are just trying to protect pedestrians from getting creamed on the roadway.
Investors are sometimes accused of seeing the world through rose-colored glasses.
Seeing the world from the back of a horse is like magic.
They start seeing the world in creative new ways, imagining peace as an integral part of our destiny.
Watch old movies like A Clockwork Orange, Blade Runner, or Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome because they show a punk, post-apocalyptic way of seeing the world.
Given that LeWitt himself has photographed "found" grids from wire mesh to radiator grilles, it was easy to imagine that seeing one's surroundings through the cubes was a little like seeing the world through the artist's eyes.