re-writing rule

rewriterule

Linguistics.
a phrase-structure rule in a generative grammar, shown as an instruction to replace or rewrite a single symbol, representing a syntactic structure, on the left with one or more symbols, representing the constituents of the structure, on the right, as in S → NP + VP, where S (sentence) is to be replaced with its constituents NP (noun phrase) and VP (verb phrase).
Also, rewriting rule.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To re-writing rule
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: re-write
Next Definition: re-written
Words Near: re-writing rule
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for re-writing rule
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing re-writing rule
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature