[syn: sensing, perception]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sense \Sense\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sensed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To perceive by the senses; to recognize. [Obs. or Colloq.]
Is he sure that objects are not otherwise sensed by
others than they are by him? --Glanvill.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the perception that something has occurred or some state
exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure" [syn:
2: becoming aware of something via the senses [syn: sensing,