follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

phrase marker

noun, Linguistics
1.
(in generative grammar) a representation of the constituent structure of a sentence, using a tree diagram or labeled bracketing.
Also, phrase-marker.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for phrase marker
  • The second stage parser then adds higher nodes to link these phrasal packages together into a complete phrase marker.
British Dictionary definitions for phrase marker

phrase marker

noun
1.
(linguistics) a representation, esp one in the form of a tree diagram, of the constituent structure of a sentence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for phrase marker

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for phrase

11
11
Scrabble Words With Friends