Linguistic Description

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A Linguistic Description is a linguistic item that is a descriptive representation (intended to describe some of the qualities of an entity to another linguistic agent).



References

2009

  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=description
    • S: (n) description, verbal description (a statement that represents something in words)
    • S: (n) description (the act of describing something)
    • S: (n) description (sort or variety) "every description of book was there"
  • http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Description
    • Noun
      • 1. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species.
      • 2. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs.
      • 3. A set of characteristics by which someone or something can be recognized.
    • Usage:
      • "Based on her 'description of X, we ..."
      • "Although much of his 'description of X is accurate ..."
      • A theoretical description of the new phases of liquid 3 He..

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