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an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context

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In this sense, while tying is about establishing that X is like Y, ambiguation is about establishing that X is like Y or Z.
In a country seemingly committed to simultaneously renouncing and reconstructing the memory of its segregationist past and the inextricably connected violent legacy it embodies (see the Lazarus-like resurrection of Trent Lott from segregationist pariah to sympathetic figure in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, to Senate minority whip, and the Bush administration's foolhardy attempts to reconcile with, while separating itself from, the legacy Lott has come to represent), it is not surprising to see where art, with its ambiguation and metaphor, is the best medium to consider a topic in terms of what Jacqueline Goldsby calls "cultural logic.
Second-generation law and economics offers some techniques for the ambiguation of social meanings and the ways in which legal actors can act as "meaning architects.
This Essay also is an application of the theory of ambiguation, (8) a concept we borrow from the work of Lawrence Lessig.
Norm ambiguation can create a context in which development of a new norm is possible.