Component Objec Module (COM)

Technology / Computers / Component Objec Module (COM): Stands for Component Object Module. This is a Microsoft standard created to allow for the communication of computer components (or objects) on the same computer system. This specification is very useful because of its ability to integrate many distributed application services in one package.

Objective (Mutual Funds)

Business / Finance / Objective (Mutual Funds): The fund's investment strategy category as stated in the prospectus. There are more than 20 standardized categories. E.g. Aggressive growth, balanced. MORE

Objective Correlative

Technology / Television (TV) / Objective Correlative: An object which comes to represent an aspect of a character--e.g., Bart Simpson's skateboard representing his carefree and spontaneous lifestyle. MORE

Objective Form

Entertainment / Literature / Objective Form: A form of pronouns used as the objects of prepositions and verbs. Examples include the pronouns him, her, and them. Modern English uses a single objective form to mark what originally had been two gra MORE


Business / Human Resources (HR) / Objective: A specification of what is to be accomplished, the timeframe in which it is to be accomplished and by whom. MORE


Life Style / Poetry / Objectification: A figure of speech where the poet treats an abstract thing or object as if it were a place. Edmund spenser's house of holiness in the first book of the faerie queene is an example. MORE

Object Relations

Science / Psychiatry / Object Relations: The emotional bonds between one person and another, as contrasted with interest in and love for the self; usually described in terms of capacity for loving and reacting appropriately to others. Melani MORE