In GIS, a digital representation of a spatial or nonspatial entity. Objects usually belong to a class of objects with common attribute values and behaviors.
In object-oriented programming, an instance of the data structure and behavior defined by a class.
In computing, a piece of software that performs a specific task and is controlled by another piece of software, called a client. For example, an object is often the interface by which an application program accesses an operating system and other services.
In ArcMap, ArcScene, or ArcGlobe, the camera, view, table or layer to which an animation track is attached.