equivocal+expression

  • 1Equivocal — E*quiv o*cal, a. [L. aequivocus: aequus equal + vox, vocis, word. See {Equal}, and {Voice}, and cf. {Equivoque}.] 1. (Literally, called equally one thing or the other; hence:) Having two significations equally applicable; capable of double… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Equivocal chord — Equivocal E*quiv o*cal, a. [L. aequivocus: aequus equal + vox, vocis, word. See {Equal}, and {Voice}, and cf. {Equivoque}.] 1. (Literally, called equally one thing or the other; hence:) Having two significations equally applicable; capable of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Equivocal — E*quiv o*cal, n. A word or expression capable of different meanings; an ambiguous term; an equivoque. [1913 Webster] In languages of great ductility, equivocals like that just referred to are rarely found. Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4equivocal — 1. noun /əˈkwɪvəkəl/ A word or expression capable of different meanings; an ambiguous term; an equivoque. Syn: double entendre 2. adjective /əˈkwɪvəkəl/ a) (Literally, called equally one thing or the other; …

    Wiktionary

  • 5Mental Reservation — • The name applied to a doctrine which has grown out of the common Catholic teaching about lying and which is its complement Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Mental Reservation     Mental Reservation …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 6argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum valet in lege — argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum valet [est validum] in lege /argyamentam aeb irjkanviyniyentay pl(y)uramam vaelat in liyjiy est vaeladam / An argument drawn from inconvenience is of the greatest weight [is forcible] in law. If there be in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum est validum in lege — argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum valet [est validum] in lege /argyamentam aeb irjkanviyniyentay pl(y)uramam vaelat in liyjiy est vaeladam / An argument drawn from inconvenience is of the greatest weight [is forcible] in law. If there be in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 8argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum valet in lege — argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum valet [est validum] in lege /argyamentam aeb irjkanviyniyentay pl(y)uramam vaelat in liyjiy est vaeladam / An argument drawn from inconvenience is of the greatest weight [is forcible] in law. If there be in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum est validum in lege — argumentum ab inconvenienti plurimum valet [est validum] in lege /argyamentam aeb irjkanviyniyentay pl(y)uramam vaelat in liyjiy est vaeladam / An argument drawn from inconvenience is of the greatest weight [is forcible] in law. If there be in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10equivoke — noun see equivoque * * * equivoke or equivoque /ekˈwi vōk/ noun 1. An equivocal expression 2. Equivocation 3. A quibble 4. A pun • • • Main Entry: ↑equivocal …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11equivoque — n.; (also equivoke) Ambiguous expression, quibble, equivocation, equivocal expression, double meaning, double entendre (in good sense) …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12consequential damages — An equivocal expression, meaning both damages which are so remote as not to be actionable, and damages which are actionable, Eaton v Boston C. & M. R. Co. 51 NH 504; in one sense, the direct or proximate damages, 22 Am J2d Damg § 20; in another… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 13e|quiv|o|ca|tion — «ih KWIHV uh KAY shuhn», noun. 1. the use of expressions with double meaning in order to mislead. 2. an equivocal expression. 3. conscious lying; prevarication. 4. Logic. a fallacy depending on the double significance of a word …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14obscure# — obscure adj 1 murky, gloomy, *dark, dim, dusky Analogous words: shady, shadowy, umbrageous (see corresponding nouns at SHADE) Contrasted words: *clear, lucid: *bright, brilliant, luminous 2 Obscure, dark, vague, enigmatic, cryptic, ambiguous …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

    Universalium

  • 16GOD — IN THE BIBLE The Bible is not a single book, but a collection of volumes composed by different authors living in various countries over a period of more than a millennium. In these circumstances, divergencies of emphasis (cf. Kings with… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

    Universalium

  • 18literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

    Universalium

  • 19Trastuzumab — drugbox type = mab | source = Humanized | | target = HER2 | | width = 300 | CAS number = 180288 69 1 | ATC prefix = L | ATC suffix =01XC03 | ATC supplemental =| PubChem = | DrugBank = BTD00098 | C=6470 | H=10012 | N=1726 | O=2013 | S=42 |… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20Late medieval logic — Paul Vincent Spade I Medieval logic encompassed more than what we call logic today. It included semantics, philosophy of language, parts of physics, of philosophy of mind and of epistemology. Late medieval logic began around 1300 and lasted… …

    History of philosophy