defines a non-living object as being "dead or not living" or an "inanimate body or object." Rocks, firewood and cars are a few examples of non-living objects. More » Education

Personification is the literary device that writers use to give inanimate objects human qualities or characteristics. Personification can also refer to a person or thing that embodies a quality, as in the saying, "He is ... More »

Some examples of luminous objects are a burning candle, a light bulb, the sun and other stars, fluorescent materials and tube lights, among other things. Any object is considered luminous if it emits its own light, eithe... More »

Mass is the amount of matter in an object, and it is different from weight. Mass is also defined as the measure of an object's inertia. More » Education

Many distinct definitions of the word "state" exist, including the recognized geographic territory of an organized body of people, a physical stage of being, and a condition of being. Numerous alternate definitions relat... More » Education

A "legend" can refer to a story, a body of stories, a well-known person or a key that explains symbols. The word originates from the Middle English word "legende," which describes written accounts of the lives of saints,... More » Education

A bust sculpture is a realistic representation of a person's upper body in the form of a statue. A bust normally consists of the head and neck of a human figure, and it may also show parts of the shoulders and chest. More » Education