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Observation vs. Interpretation

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Observation

Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source. In living beings, observation employs the senses.
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Interpretation

The act or process of interpreting.
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Observation

The act of observing
Observations of a rare bird.
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Interpretation

A result of interpreting.
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Observation

The power or faculty of observing.
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Interpretation

An explanation or conceptualization by a critic of a work of literature, painting, music, or other art form; an exegesis.
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Observation

The fact of being observed
Kept the suspect under observation.
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Interpretation

A performer's distinctive personal version of a song, dance, piece of music, or role; a rendering.
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Observation

The act or process of perceiving something, such as a phenomenon, often by means of an instrument, and making a record of the resulting information.
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Interpretation

(countable) An act of interpreting or explaining something unclear; a translation; a version.
The interpretation of a dream, or of an enigma
The interpretation of the rules
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Observation

The result or record of such an act or process
A meteorological observation.
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Interpretation

(countable) A sense given by an interpreter; an exposition or explanation given; meaning.
Commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.
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Observation

An inference, judgment, or remark that is made by observing
Made some sharp observations about the movie.
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Interpretation

The discipline or study of translating one spoken or signed language into another (as opposed to translation, which concerns itself with written language).
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Observation

The act of observing, and the fact of being observed (see observance)
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Interpretation

(uncountable) The power of explaining.
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Observation

The act of noting and recording some event; or the record of such noting.
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Interpretation

(countable) An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.
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Observation

A remark or comment.
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Interpretation

(countable) An act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.
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Observation

A judgement based on observing.
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Interpretation

An approximation that allows aspects of a mathematical theory to be discussed in ordinary language.
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Observation

Performance of what is prescribed; adherence in practice; observance.
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Interpretation

An assignment of a truth value to each propositional symbol of a propositional calculus.
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Observation

A regime under which a subject is routinely observed.
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Interpretation

Heritage interpretation
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Observation

Philosophically as: the phenomenal presence of human being existence.
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Interpretation

The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma.
Look how we can, or sad or merrily,Interpretation will misquote our looks.
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Observation

(stochastics) A realization of a random variable.
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Interpretation

The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.
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Observation

The act or the faculty of observing or taking notice; the act of seeing, or of fixing the mind upon, anything.
My observation, which very seldom lies.
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Interpretation

The power or explaining.
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Observation

The result of an act, or of acts, of observing; view; reflection; conclusion; judgment.
In matters of human prudence, we shall find the greatest advantage in making wise observations on our conduct.
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Interpretation

An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.
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Observation

An expression of an opinion or judgment upon what one has observed; a remark.
To observations which ourselves we makeWe grow more partial for the observer's sake.
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Interpretation

The act or process of applying general principles or formulæ to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.
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Observation

Performance of what is prescribed; adherence in practice; observance.
We are to procure dispensation or leave to omit the observation of it in such circumstances.
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Interpretation

A mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
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Observation

The act of recognizing and noting some fact or occurrence in nature, as an aurora, a corona, or the structure of an animal.
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Interpretation

The act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance;
Her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving
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Observation

The act of making and recording a measurement
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Interpretation

An explanation that results from interpreting something;
The report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence
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Observation

The act of observing; taking a patient look
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Interpretation

An explanation of something that is not immediately obvious;
The edict was subject to many interpretations
He annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
Often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning
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Observation

Facts learned by observing;
He reported his observations to the mayor
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Observation

The act of noticing or paying attention;
He escaped the notice of the police
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Observation

A remark expressing careful consideration
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