quale

Definitions:

  • A property, such as whiteness, considered independently from things having the property.
  • A Middle English form of <internalXref urlencoded="quail">quail</internalXref>.
  • An object named or considered as having a quality.
  • Specifically In <em>psychology</em>, in the phrases <em>spatial quale, quote of spatiality</em>, the irreducible element or attribute of spaciousness, bidimensional, tridimensional, or indefinite, posited by nativistic theories of space-perception for some or all sensations.
  • A nativistic theory of space perception. See <internalXref urlencoded="quale">quale</internalXref>, 2.
  • A plague; murrain.
  • A Middle English dialectal form of <internalXref urlencoded="whale">whale</internalXref>.
  • A property considered separately from a thing having that property.
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