Thus in sleep, in a fever, in madness, or in any very violent emotions of soul, our ideas may approach to our impressions; as, on the other hand, it sometimes happens, that our impressions are so faint and low that we cannot distinguish them from our ideas.
2) We might attempt to distinguish images from sensations by our absence of belief in the "physical reality" of images.
And I think that, if we could regard as ultimately valid the difference between physical and mnemic causation, we could distinguish images from sensations as having mnemic causes, though they may also have physical causes.
I felt light, and hunger, and thirst, and darkness; innumerable sounds rang in my ears, and on all sides various scents saluted me; the only object that I could distinguish was the bright moon, and I fixed my eyes on that with pleasure.
Several changes of day and night passed, and the orb of night had greatly lessened, when I began to distinguish my sensations from each other.
He was, therefore, under extremely favorable conditions for solving that great question of the habitability of the moon; but the solution still escaped him; he could distinguish
nothing but desert beds, immense plains, and toward the north, arid mountains.
2 : to hear or see clearly <You can't distinguish
the details in this photo.
Optical sorting machines that can distinguish
one bottle from another on a moving conveyor are an impressive step forward for recyclers.
However, researchers eventually found that the allozyme technique couldn't distinguish
between closely related species.
These signs help you, our honored foreign guests, distinguish
between those restaurants and businesses that deny you service based on your nationality from those in which your presence will be merely tolerated.
Do you have a particular approach to your entire operation that would serve to distinguish
you from competing camps?
In low light, Roth couldn't distinguish
the cards, but the geckos snapped at crickets associated with blue cards more than twice as often as at those tagged with gray ones.
Befuddled spectators find it difficult to distinguish
between such phony tangles and truly knotted ropes.
The procedure doesn't distinguish
, for example, between a knot's left-handed and right-handed forms.
Eyde says that macaques, an Old World species, can distinguish