linguistic string

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Synonyms for linguistic string

a linear sequence of words as spoken or written

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Each intonational phrase has precisely one tonic syllable or focus, which is distinguished from the rest of the linguistic string by specific phonetic properties that manifest as a beat.
prehead tonic [ tail ] Noting the phonetic properties that distinguish the tonic from the rest of the linguistic string helps us make sense of the subtle issues of timing, emphasis, and pitch that alter our articulation of each of these sentences.
For while tonicity is probably the most recognized component of intonation, few among us can pinpoint what distinguishes the tonic from the rest of the linguistic string in which it appears.
Gaizauskas and Wilks (1998) reported that applied work on filling structured records from natural language texts originated in two long-term research projects: The Linguistic String project (Sager, 1981) at New York University and the research on language understanding and story comprehension carried out at Yale University by Schank and his associates (Schank, 1975; Schank & Abelson, 1977; Schank & Riesbeck, 1981).