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  • 1 descriptive term — See descriptive mark …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 2 descriptive term — See descriptive mark …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 3 descriptive — I adjective characterizing, circumstantial, classificatory, clear, definitional, definitive, delineative, designating, detailed, eloquent, explanatory, explicatory, expositive, expository, graphic, identifying, illuminating, illuminative,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Descriptive statistics — quantitatively describe the main features of a collection of data.[1] Descriptive statistics are distinguished from inferential statistics (or inductive statistics), in that descriptive statistics aim to summarize a data set, rather than use the… …

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  • 5 descriptive — As applied to language, the term denotes a concept of grammar as describing actual practice rather than laying down theoretical rules. See prescriptive …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 Descriptive psychology — Psychology …

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  • 7 Descriptive science — The term descriptive science is used to identify a category of science and distinguish it from other categories of science. The exact demarcation line can vary a bit depending on the purpose of making the distinction, but essentially it refers to …

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  • 8 descriptive — adjective Date: 1723 1. serving to describe < a descriptive account > 2. a. referring to, constituting, or grounded in matters of observation or experience < the descriptive basis of science > b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 descriptive — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ highly, very ▪ a highly descriptive account of her journey through Africa ▪ purely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 term — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 word or group of words ADJECTIVE ▪ specific ▪ blanket, broad, general, generic, umbrella ▪ descriptive …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 Descriptive sign — In the terminology of Rudolf Carnap, a descriptive sign is a non logical symbol in a logical calculus, which has been assigned a certain type of interpretation. The term is not well defined, but examples of descriptive signs given by Carnap are… …

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  • 12 descriptive meaning — It may seem plausible to split the meaning of some terms into two components, descriptive and evaluative. Saying that someone is courageous or temperate would partly be describing them, and partly offering a positive evaluation of what is… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 13 term — 1. A definite or limited period. 2. A name or descriptive word or phrase. SEE ALSO: terminus, t. infant. [L. terminus, a limit, an end] * * * terminal * * * term tərm n the time at which a pregnancy of normal length terminates <had her baby at …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 Descriptive Statement — A bank statement that lists deposits, withdrawals, fees, etc. in chronological order. The term descriptive statement sometimes refers specifically to information on a statement for which no physical item (such as a check) is enclosed. Under the… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 15 Dumpster (term) — A dumpster is a large steel waste receptacle designed to be emptied into garbage trucks. The term is a genericized trademark of the Dumpster brand. The term is also common in Australia although Dumpster is not an established brand there. In… …

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  • 16 Color term — A color term, also known as a color name, is a word or phrase that refers to a specific color. The color term may refer to human perception of that color (which is affected by visual context), or to an underlying physical property (such as a… …

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  • 17 Representation term — A representation term is a word, or a combination of words, that semantically represent the data type (value domain) of a data element. A representation term is commonly referred to as a class word by those familiar with data dictionaries.… …

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  • 18 China Girl (film term) — A China Girl image, with explanatory labels. China Girl is a descriptive phrase in the motion picture industry referring to an image of a woman accompanied by color bars that appears for a few frames (typically one to four) in the reel leader. A… …

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  • 19 macroamylase — Descriptive term applied to a form of serum amylase in which the enzyme is present as a complex joined to a globulin; the molecular weight of the enzyme alone is 50,000, whereas that of the complex probably exceeds …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 peptone — Descriptive term applied to intermediate polypeptide products, formed in partial hydrolysis of proteins, that are soluble in water, diffusible, and not coagulable by heat; used in bacterial culture media …

    Medical dictionary


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