contextual definition


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a definition in which the term is used by embedding it in a larger expression containing its explanation

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In one chapter of his book, Heck shows that deciding the consistency of an arbitrary contextual definition is equivalent to deciding the satisfiability of an arbitrary second-order sentence, thus non-decidable.
In almost all of his writings on ontology, Quine celebrated the discovery of contextual definition as a milestone of the history of philosophy.
The entry for anoint with a contextual definition and functional codes placed inside the entry looked like this:
The example here also illustrates a problem with the contextual definition as a source of syntactic information.
The study shows, then, that as far as syntactic information is concerned, a user-friendly verb entry should contain examples, a contextual definition and functional codes interspersed among examples.
Contextual definitions serve as a source of verb syntax more often than analytical ones.
In addition to this Full Text Analysis technology, Elron Software has partnered with the world- renowned language expert, Oxford University Press, to validate contextual definitions of offensive language.
The fourth essay, Richard Heck's "The Julius Caesar Objection" provides a clear exposition of what is at stake concerning Hume's Principle and how the Caesar Problem--of showing that Caesar is not identical to the number 0--arises for contextual definitions or abstraction principles.
This partnership provides Message Inspector with the entries and contextual definitions of offensive language as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary(tm).
Vocabulary Builder is a program designed to bridge a company's existing business vocabulary to today's e-commerce language while maintaining contextual definitions on both ends.
Phrases are highlighted for easy-to-follow, word-for-word narration, and another click of the mouse animates Rafiki's "action" dictionary of simple, contextual definitions accompanied by animation or other audiovisual support.