Meaning of OBSERVATION in English

OBSERVATION

I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin ~-, observatio, from observare Date: 1535 1. an act or instance of observing a custom, rule, or law, observance 3, 2. an act of recognizing and noting a fact or occurrence often involving measurement with instruments , a record or description so obtained, a judgment on or inference from what one has observed, attentive care ; heed , the condition of one that is observed , ~al adjective ~ally adverb II. adjective Date: 1872 designed for use in viewing something (as scenery) or in making ~s

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