Semiotic
Semeiotic Se`mei*ot"ic (s[=e]`m[-e]*[o^]t"[i^]k or s[e^]`m[-e]*[o^]t"[i^]k), or Semiotic Se`mi*ot"ic, a. [Gr. shmeiwtiko`s, fr. shmei^on a mark, a sign.] 1. Relating to signs or indications; pertaining to the language of signs, or to language generally as indicating thought. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to the signs or symptoms of diseases. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • semiotic — SEMIÓTIC, Ă, semiotici, ce, s.f., adj. I. s.f. 1. Semiologie (2). 2. Ramură a logicii simbolice (matematice) care se ocupă cu studiul general al semnelor. II. adj. Referitor la semiotică (I), de semiotică. [pr.: mi o ] – Din fr. sémiotique.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Semiotic — Se mi*ot ic, a. Same as {Semeiotic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • semiotic — 1620s, of symptoms, from Gk. semeiotikos “significant,” also observant of signs, adj. form of semeiosis indication, from semeioun to signal, to interpret a sign, from sema sign. Use in psychology dates to 1923 …   Etymology dictionary

  • semiotic — se·mi·ot·ic ät ik or se·mi·ot·ics iks n, pl semiotics a general philosophical theory of signs and symbols that deals esp. with their function in both artificially constructed and natural languages and comprises syntactics, semantics, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • semiotic — semiotics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation. DERIVATIVES semiotic adjective semiotician noun. ORIGIN from Greek s meiotikos of signs …   English terms dictionary

  • semiotic — adjective of or relating to semiotics semiotic analysis • Syn: ↑semiotical • Pertains to noun: ↑semiotics • Derivationally related forms: ↑semiotics (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • semiotic — I. noun see semiotics II. adjective see semiotics …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • semiotic — /see mee ot ik, sem ee, see muy /, adj. Also, semiotical. 1. of or pertaining to signs. 2. of or pertaining to semiotics. 3. Med. of or pertaining to symptoms; symptomatic. n. 4. semiotics. [1615 20; (def. 3) < Gk semeiotikós significant, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • semiotic — adjective Of or relating to semiotics or to semantics …   Wiktionary

  • semiòtic — se|mi|ò|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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