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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insight  \In"sight`\,  n. 
  1.  A  sight  or  view  of  the  interior  of  anything  a  deep 
  inspection  or  view;  introspection;  --  frequently  used  with 
  into 
 
  He  had  an  insight  into  almost  all  the  secrets  of 
  state.  --Jortin. 
 
  2.  Power  of  acute  observation  and  deduction;  penetration; 
  discernment;  perception. 
 
  Quickest  insight  In  all  things  that  to  greatest 
  actions  lead.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insight 
  n  1:  clear  or  deep  perception  of  a  situation  [syn:  {penetration}] 
  2:  a  feeling  of  understanding  [syn:  {perceptiveness},  {perceptivity}] 
  3:  the  clear  (and  often  sudden)  understanding  of  a  complex 
  situation  [syn:  {brainstorm},  {brainwave}] 
  4:  grasping  the  inner  nature  of  things  intuitively  [syn:  {sixth 
  sense}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  INSIGHT 
 
  A  {simulation}  and  modelling  language  especially  for  health 
  care  problems. 
 
  ["Simulation  Modeling  with  INSIGHT",  S.D.  Roberts  Proc  1983 
  Winter  Sim  Conf,  S.D.  Roberts  et  al  eds,  pp.7-16]. 
 
  (1995-03-03) 
 
 




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