To give good definitions
, you need to understand that there is more than one kind of definition
This clear-cut definition
based on textual practices ends up not being any more clear-cut than definitions
based on context.
Rather than drafting a broad definition
meant to encompass all digital goods (or digital products--debate still exists over the terminology), the current draft definitions
have a narrow scope that generally encompasses three types of goods commonly purchased in digital form: books, music and video.
Changes include revised definitions
of disability, a return to lifetime benefits, higher monthly coverage amounts and more optional coverages.
For an encyclopedia devoted to an exploration of the "relationships between human beings, their diverse religions, and the Earth's living systems" (vii), the defining factor can be none other than the very definitions
of "religion" and "nature".
And, though no two definitions
are alike, most scholars seem to agree that the term suggests some kind of challenge to commonsense notions of life, of culture, and of identity.
The point here is not to explore the domain of logic and reason in philosophical arguments, but rather to take a brief look at words and their definitions
, the meaning that we attach to them, and how we interpret them in order to communicate with one another; words like "tolerate" and "marriage.
These three examples of what constitutes a gang illustrate the variety of definitions
of the term.
As an initial matter, it is undeniable that Congress, in adopting its list of prohibited services, did not include definitions
of those services in the statutory text.
A nationwide hospital-acquired infection surveillance system and standardized infection definitions
have been in existence since the 1970s (12-14).
As we're addressing definitions
, we would be remiss not to turn to our old friend Webster's Dictionary, which defines teamwork as "joint action by a group of people in which each individual subordinates his individual interests and opinions to the unity and efficiency of the group; a coordinated effort.
Clearly these new definitions
proposed in the American Association on Mental Retardation definition
have implications for all rehabilitation settings and providers.
For the above stated reasons, it is worth reviewing the definitions
of disability in the former Senate Bill 1757, which reflected the Health Security Act, and examining the issues they raise.
For infectious waste in particular, definitions
and labeling and shipping requirements vary from state to state.
Since then some states have expanded that list to fit their own definitions
of heavy metal.