well-formed

  • 1 Well-formed — may refer to:* Well formed element, an element in webpage design * Well formed formula, a string that is generated by a formal grammar in logic * Well formed outcome, a Neuro Linguistic Programming conceptee also* Well formedness …

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  • 2 well-formed — [ ,wel fɔrmd ] adjective 1. ) having a good, complete, or beautiful shape: strong square well formed teeth 2. ) LINGUISTICS a well formed sentence follows the rules of a language correctly. This would usually be called a grammatically correct… …

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  • 3 well-formed — well′ formed′ adj. 1) rightly or pleasingly formed: a well formed contour[/ex] 2) ling. (of an utterance) conforming to the rules of a language; grammatical • Etymology: 1510–20 well form′ed•ness, n …

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  • 4 well-formed — well formedness /wel fawr mid nis, fawrmd /, n. /wel fawrmd /, adj. 1. rightly or pleasingly formed: a well formed contour. 2. Ling. (of an utterance) conforming to the rules of a language; grammatical (opposed to ill formed). [1510 20] * * * …

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  • 5 well-formed — well formed; well formed·ness; …

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  • 6 well formed — ˌwell ˈformed 7 [well formed] adjective (of sentences) written or spoken correctly according to the rules of grammar …

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  • 7 well-formed — formula …

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  • 8 well-formed — UK [ˌwel ˈfɔː(r)md] / US [ˌwel ˈfɔrmd] adjective 1) having a good, complete, or beautiful shape strong square well formed teeth 2) linguistics a well formed sentence follows the rules of a language correctly. This would usually be called a… …

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  • 9 well-formed — /ˈwɛl fɔmd/ (say wel fawmd) adjective 1. pleasing in appearance or structure. 2. formed correctly, especially in grammar and logic. Also, (especially in predicative use), well formed /wɛl ˈfɔmd/ (say wel fawmd) …

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  • 10 well-formed — adjective Correctly written; syntactically correct; expressed in a way that obeys rules for constructing formulas in a certain language. If the parser says it is good, then it must be well formed and is part of the language …

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  • 11 well-formed — adjective conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers spoke in grammatical sentences • Syn: ↑grammatical • Ant: ↑ungrammatical (for: ↑grammatical) • Derivationally relate …

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  • 12 Well-formed Petri net — Well formed Petri nets are a Petri net class jointly elaborated between the University of Paris 6 (Université P. M. Curie) and the University of Torino in the early 1990s.It is a restrictions of the high level nets (or colored Nets) introduced by …

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  • 13 Well-formed xml document — Un document XML bien formé (well formed XML document) est un document XML dont la syntaxe est correcte. Selon le W3C, cela signifie : Les documents XML doivent avoir un élément racine ; Les éléments XML doivent avoir une balise de… …

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  • 14 well-formed formulae — well formed formula …

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  • 15 Well-formed element — In web page design, and generally for all markup languages such as SGML, HTML, and XML, a well formed element is one that is either *opened and subsequently closed, *an empty element, which in that case must be terminated, *properly nested so… …

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  • 16 Well-formed formula — In mathematical logic, a well formed formula (often abbreviated WFF, pronounced wiff or wuff ) is a symbol or string of symbols (a formula) that is generated by the formal grammar of a formal language. To say that a string S is a WFF with respect …

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  • 17 Well-formed XML document — A well formed XML document is defined as an XML document that has correct XML syntax. According to W3C, this means: * XML documents must have a root element * XML elements must have a closing tag * XML tags are case sensitive * XML elements must… …

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  • 18 well-formed formula — At its most general a formula may be thought of in logical theory as any string of symbols from the lexicon of the theory. A well formed formula (abbreviated as wff) is one that obeys the formation rules of the system. Since other strings are… …

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  • 19 Well-formed XML document — Un document XML bien formé (well formed XML document) est un document XML dont la syntaxe est correcte. Selon le W3C, cela signifie : Les documents XML doivent avoir un élément racine ; Les éléments XML doivent avoir une balise de… …

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  • 20 well-formed formula — noun A statement that is expressed in a valid, syntactically correct, manner. This program works correctly on all well formed formulas but it blows up on illegal input …

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