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Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A situation in which the animal can make a simultaneous discrimination amongst alternatives. Normally, an animal will choose the alternative that brings it the greatest short-term gain....

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choice

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 10 words.

bourgeois, Boyce, choice, Joyce, pro-choice, rejoice, Royce, voice

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choice

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 10 words.

bourgeois, Boyce, choice, Joyce, pro-choice, rejoice, Royce, voice

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choice

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 34 words.

A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices

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choice

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 34 words.

A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices

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choice

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 91 words.

Hobson's choice no choice at all. Thomas Hobson, to whom this expression refers, was a carrier at Cambridge in

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Choice

Richard Holton.

in Willing, Wanting, Waiting

April 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 7044 words.

Choices provide a key way of forming intentions. This chapter develops an account of choice based around three features: (i) choice is an action; (ii) choice is not determined by one's...

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choice

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A type of input to a graphics system that provides a choice between a small number of possibilities. Choice devices are logical input devices and are most likely to be implemented by menus.

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choice

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 286 words.

The issue of parental choice in decisions about their child's schooling has been a key feature of education policy and

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choice

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 94 words.

The philosophical crux is whether choice is a process in which different desires, pressures, and attitudes fight it out and

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choice

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 94 words.

The philosophical crux is whether choice is a process in which different desires, pressures, and attitudes fight it out and

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