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expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context ambiguity
semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express opposite meanings antonymy
organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry biochemistry
statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions business index
number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context constant
word specifying identity or spacial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs deictic , deictic word
function of pointing or specifying from the perspective of a participant in an act of speech or writing; aspects of a communication whose interpretation depends on knowledge of the context in which the communication occurs deixis
(computer science) a natural language processing application that tries to determine the intended meaning of a word or phrase by examining the linguistic context in which it is used disambiguator
two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context equivalent word , synonym
English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960) Firth , J. R. Firth , John Rupert Firth
one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context form class , part of speech , word class
small fungus with a fragile cap that cracks to expose the white context and a white stalk that is practically enclosed by the cap Macowanites americanus
German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947) Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck , Max Planck , Planck
phrase with syntax independent of context, qualifying parenthesis
context and environment in which something is set scene , setting
study of language in relation to its sociocultural context sociolinguistics
study of a language without reference to its historical context synchronic linguistics
semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning synonymity , synonymousness , synonymy
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