• demonstrative definitions, which define something by pointing to an example of it ("This," [said while pointing to a large grey animal], "is an Asian elephant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Operational definitions are also used to define system states in terms of a specific, publicly accessible process of preparation or validation testing, which is repeatable at will. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accordingly, the definition of each unobservable entity was uniquely identified with the instrumentation used to define it. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, this rejection of operationalism as a general project destined ultimately to define all experiential phenomena uniquely did not mean that operational definitions ceased to have any practical use or that they could not be applied in particular cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The special theory of relativity can be viewed as the introduction of operational definitions for simultaneity of events and of distance, that is, as providing the operations needed to define these terms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The difference is that coordinative definitions do not necessarily define theoretical terms in terms of laboratory procedures or experimentation, as operationalism does, but may also define them in terms of observable or empirical entities. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of definition is often used where the term is difficult to define verbally, either because the words will not be understood (as with children and new speakers of a language) or because of the nature of the term (such as colors or sensations). (wikipedia.org)
  • A recursive definition (or inductive definition) in mathematical logic and computer science is used to define the elements in a set in terms of other elements in the set (Aczel 1978:740ff). (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast, a circular definition may have no base case, and define the value of a function in terms of that value itself, rather than on other values of the function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Given polynomials, with coefficients in a field K, it may not be obvious whether there is a smaller field k, and other polynomials defined over k, which still define V. The issue of field of definition is of concern in diophantine geometry. (wikipedia.org)
  • A document type definition (DTD) is a set of markup declarations that define a document type for an SGML-family markup language (SGML, XML, HTML). (wikipedia.org)
  • If "beauty" is defined as "aesthetically successful", one must continue to break down and define the following definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some examples of diagnostic criteria are: Amsterdam criteria for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer McDonald criteria for multiple sclerosis ACR criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus Centor criteria for strep throat When diagnostic criteria are universally accepted they can be considered a "clinical definition" because they define the limits of the affected population, determining which patients are inside and outside of the set. (wikipedia.org)
  • Model-based definition (MBD), sometimes digital product definition, is the practice of using 3D models (such as solid models, 3D PMI and associated metadata) within 3D CAD software to define (provide specifications for) individual components and product assemblies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Syntax Definition Formalism (SDF) is a metasyntax used to define context-free grammars: that is, a formal way to describe formal languages. (wikipedia.org)
  • High-definition measurements are therefore contrasted with "global" or "overall" or "statistical" measurements which provide some single or coarsely sampled measurement values that do not define the surface or object attribute variations in detail. (wikipedia.org)
  • Non Circular - The definition should not use the term you are trying to define in the definition itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Open Definition is a document published by the Open Knowledge Foundation (now Open Knowledge International (OKI)), to define openness in relation to data and content. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dictionary Definition Language (DDL) is a STAR-based file format, which allows user communities to define their own custom STAR-based file format for the data they need to exchange. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BPDM specification addresses the objectives of the OMG RFP on which it is based: BPDM "will define a set of abstract business process definition elements for specification of executable business processes that execute within an enterprise, and may collaborate between otherwise-independent business processes executing in different business units or enterprises. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Workflow Open Service Interface Definition (OSID) is an Open Knowledge Initiative specification which provides the means to define a process composed of steps. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Authorization Open Service Interface Definition (OSID) is an O.K.I. specification which provides the means to define who is authorized to do what, when. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Ontology Definition MetaModel is an Object Management Group (OMG) specification to make the concepts of Model-Driven Architecture applicable to the engineering of ontologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Assertion Definition Language (ADL) is a specification language providing a formal grammar to specify behaviour and interfaces for computer software. (wikipedia.org)
  • Object Definition Language (ODL) is the specification language defining the interface to object types conforming to the ODMG Object Model. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are focused on data elements which provide measures and metrics for fiscal reporting Standards such as the ISO/IEC 11179 Metadata Registry specification give guidelines for creating precise data element definitions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here is the definition of "person" data element as defined in the www.w3c.org Friend of a Friend specification *: Person: A person. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asynchronous module definition (AMD) is a specification for the programming language JavaScript. (wikipedia.org)
  • In software development, Java Interface Definition Language, or Java IDL, is an implementation of the CORBA specification and enables interoperability and connectivity with heterogeneous objects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Intel High Definition Audio (also called HD Audio or development codename Azalia) is a specification for the audio sub-system of personal computers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Assessment Open Service Interface Definition (OSID) is an O.K.I. specification which supports creating, organizing, administrating, evaluating, storing and retrieving assessment information. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Filing Open Service Interface Definition (FOSID) is an Open Knowledge Initiative specification. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Messaging Open Service Interface Definition (OSID) is an O.K.I. specification which provides a means of sending, subscribing and receiving messages. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CourseManagement Open Service Interface Definition (OSID) is an O.K.I. specification which supports the creation and management of a course catalog (CourseCatalog). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Authentication Open Service Interface Definition (OSID) is an O.K.I. specification which supports invoking an authentication process. (wikipedia.org)
  • and precising definitions, which reduce the vagueness of a word, typically in some special sense ("'Large', among female Asian elephants, is any individual weighing over 5,500 pounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mathematical logic, an elementary definition is a definition that can be made using only finitary first-order logic, and in particular without reference to set theory or using extensions such as plural quantification. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mathematical logic, an algebraic definition is one that can be given using only equations between terms with free variables. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mathematics, a definition is used to give a precise meaning to a new term, instead of describing a pre-existing term. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definitions and axioms are the basis on which all of mathematics is constructed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Elementary definitions are of particular interest because they admit a complete proof apparatus while still being expressive enough to support most everyday mathematics (via the addition of elementarily-expressible axioms such as ZFC). (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to get a grasp on the motivations which inspired the development of the idea of coordinative definitions, it is important to understand the doctrine of formalism as it is conceived in the philosophy of mathematics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relatively complex concepts in mathematics require extended definitions in which mathematical objects are declared (e.g., let x be a real number. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mathematics, the field of definition of an algebraic variety V is essentially the smallest field to which the coefficients of the polynomials defining V can belong. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mathematics education, concept image and concept definition are two ways of understanding a mathematical concept. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vinner, Shlomo (May 1981), "Concept image and concept definition in mathematics with particular reference to limits and continuity", Educational Studies in Mathematics, 12 (2): 151-169, doi:10.1007/BF00305619 Tall & Vinner 1981, p. 152. (wikipedia.org)
  • A term may have many different senses and multiple meanings, and thus require multiple definitions. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are not really two incompatible theories to choose between, in the case of the true geometry of spacetime, for the empiricist (Euclidean geometry with universal forces not equal to zero, or non-Euclidean geometry with universal forces equal to zero), but only one theory formulated in two different ways, with different meanings to attribute to the fundamental terms on the basis of coordinative definitions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definitions should not refer to terms or concepts that might be misinterpreted by others or that have different meanings based on the context of a situation. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example the WordNet database documents over 57 different distinct meanings for the word "play" but only a single definition for the term dramatic play. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is possible to have two different genus-differentia definitions that describe the same term, especially when the term describes the overlap of two large categories. (wikipedia.org)
  • Generally, a definition delimits or describes the meaning of a concept or term. (wikipedia.org)
  • An inductive definition of a set describes the elements in a set in terms of other elements in the set. (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise, defining a "rectangle" as "a shape with four perpendicular sides of equal length" is not useful because it is too narrow, as it describes only squares while excluding all other kinds of rectangles, thus being a plainly incorrect definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • In metadata, a data element definition is a human readable phrase or sentence associated with a data element within a data dictionary that describes the meaning or semantics of a data element. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here is the definition of the "Person" Data Element in the Global Justice XML Data Model 3.0 *: person: Describes inherent and frequently associated characteristics of a person. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this section of Burke's definition he describes man's natural state as being that of basic needs and appetites. (wikipedia.org)
  • The definition chain "musicality: the quality or state of being musical" → "musical: associated with music" → "music: an acoustic art form" is a two-step derivation of the word "musicality" from the root "music", where the chain ends. (wikipedia.org)
  • The process of producing new definitions by extending existing definitions is commonly known as differentiation (and also as derivation). (wikipedia.org)
  • A definition is a statement of the meaning of a term (a word, phrase, or other set of symbols). (wikipedia.org)
  • In psychology the term "conceptual definition" is used for a concept variable. (wikipedia.org)
  • An operational definition is the articulation of operationalization used in defining the terms of a process (or set of validation tests) needed to determine the nature of an item or phenomenon (e.g. a variable, term, or object) and its properties such as duration, quantity, extension in space, chemical composition, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • The lexical definition of a term, also known as the dictionary definition, is the meaning of the term in common usage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Note that a lexical definition is descriptive, reporting actual usage within speakers of a language, and changes with changing usage of the term, rather than prescriptive, which would be to stick with a version regarded as "correct", regardless of drift in accepted meaning. (wikipedia.org)
  • A precising definition is a definition that extends the lexical definition of a term for a specific purpose by including additional criteria that narrow down the set of things meeting the definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of definition is useful in preventing disputes that arise from the involved parties using different definitions of the term in question. (wikipedia.org)
  • A circular definition is one that uses the term(s) being defined as a part of the definition or assumes a prior understanding of the term being defined. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are several kinds of circular definition, and several ways of characterising the term: pragmatic, lexicographic and linguistic. (wikipedia.org)
  • But strictly speaking, the condition "the term(s) being defined as a part of the definition or assumes a prior understanding of the term being defined" is false in this case. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the term already exists, this definition may, but does not necessarily, contradict the dictionary (lexical) definition of the term. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regardless of position in the document, most sentence definitions follow the basic form of term, category, and distinguishing features. (wikipedia.org)
  • term: abelian group category: mathematical groups distinguishing features: commutative When a term needs to be explained in great detail and precision, an extended definition is used. (wikipedia.org)
  • An ostensive definition conveys the meaning of a term by pointing out examples. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term diagnostic criteria designates a case definition with a specific combination of signs, symptoms, and test results that the clinician uses to attempt to determine the correct diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Technically you might use "homo sapiens" in your definition, but more people are familiar with the term "human being" than "homo sapiens," so commonly used terms, if they are still precise, are always preferred. (wikipedia.org)
  • A definition of the term music - a statement of the word's meaning - endeavors to give an accurate and concise explanation of music's basic attributes or essential nature. (wikipedia.org)
  • An often-cited definition of music is that it is "organized sound", a term originally coined by modernist composer Edgard Varèse (Goldman 1961, 133) in reference to his own musical aesthetic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some mistakenly think the term means half-resolution high-definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most operational definition is a process for identification of an object by distinguishing it from its background of empirical experience. (wikipedia.org)
  • the second class contains terms which denote quantities or observable entities, and the third class consists of precisely the coordinative definitions which contain both types of terms because they connect the theoretical terms with empirical procedures of measurement or with observable entities. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, given that, according to formalism, interpreted or applied geometry does have empirical content, the problem is not resolved on the basis of purely conventionalist considerations and it is precisely the coordinative definitions, which bear the burden of finding the correspondences between mathematical and physical objects, which provide the basis for an empirical choice. (wikipedia.org)
  • David Hume coined a sceptical, reductionist viewpoint on causality that inspired the logical-positivist definition of empirical law that "is a regularity or universal generalization of the form 'All Cs are Es' or, whenever C, then E". The Scottish philosopher and economist believed that human mind is not equipped with the ability to observe causal relations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the definition "An elephant is a large gray animal native to Asia and Africa", the word "elephant" is the definiendum, and everything after the word "is" is the definiens. (wikipedia.org)
  • The definiens of mutually exclusive definitions list characteristics which are the opposite of those found in the definiendum. (wikipedia.org)
  • This definition is valid for all n, because the recursion eventually reaches the base case of 0. (wikipedia.org)
  • The difference between a circular definition and a recursive definition is that a recursive definition must always have base cases, cases that satisfy the definition without being defined in terms of the definition itself, and all other cases comprising the definition must be "smaller" (closer to those base cases that terminate the recursion) in some sense. (wikipedia.org)
  • More generally, recursive definitions of functions can be made whenever the domain is a well-ordered set, using the principle of transfinite recursion. (wikipedia.org)
  • all definitions with the same genus are considered members of that genus. (wikipedia.org)
  • the differentia: The portion of the new definition that is not provided by the genus. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, consider the following genus-differentia definitions: a triangle: A plane figure that has three straight bounding sides. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those definitions can be expressed as a genus ("a plane figure") and two differentiae ("that has three straight bounding sides" and "that has four straight bounding sides", respectively). (wikipedia.org)
  • For instance, both of these genus-differentia definitions of "square" are equally acceptable: a square: a rectangle that is a rhombus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The classic "genus-difference" dictionary definition is in terms of nearest kind (genus proximum) and specific differences (differentia specifica). (wikipedia.org)
  • Those definitions can be expressed as one genus and two differentiae: one genus: the genus for both a triangle and a quadrilateral: "A plane figure" two differentiae: the differentia for a triangle: "that has 3 straight bounding sides. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then, the definition of a square may be recast with that abstraction as its genus: a square: a rectangle that has bounding sides which all have the same length. (wikipedia.org)
  • Then, the definition of a square may be recast with that abstraction as its genus: a square: a rhombus that has interior angles which are all right angles. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, the definition of a square may be recast in terms of both of the abstractions, where one acts as the genus and the other acts as the differentia: a square: a rectangle that is a rhombus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, the following: a Definition: a Genus1 that is a Genus2 and that is a Genus3 and that is a… and that is a Genusn-1 and that is a Genusn, which has some non-genus Differentia. (wikipedia.org)
  • a Definition: a Genus2 that is a Genus1 and that is a Genus3 and that is a… and that is a Genusn-1 and that is a Genusn, which has some non-genus Differentia. (wikipedia.org)
  • could be recast as: a Definition: a Genus1 and a Genus2 and a Genus3 and a… and a Genusn-1 and a Genusn, which has some non-genus Differentia. (wikipedia.org)
  • As investigations proceed, a case definition may be expanded or narrowed, a characteristic of the dynamic nature of outbreak investigations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whereas the latter measurements may provide an indication of some overall characteristic of the item being measured, high-definition metrology is used where it is desired to also know more precisely at what location certain attributes occur, or where their values are outside of some specified range of values. (wikipedia.org)
  • One advantage of defining varieties over arbitrary fields through the theory of schemes is that such definitions are intrinsic and free of embeddings into ambient affine n-space. (wikipedia.org)
  • Intrinsic to this portion of Burke's Definition is the idea of paradox. (wikipedia.org)
  • The limitations of ostensive definition are exploited in a famous argument from the Philosophical Investigations (which deal primarily with the philosophy of language), the private language argument, in which Wittgenstein asks if it is possible to have a private language that no one else can understand. (wikipedia.org)
  • A data definition language or data description language (DDL) is a syntax similar to a computer programming language for defining data structures, especially database schemas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept of the data definition language and its name was first introduced in relation to the Codasyl database model, where the schema of the database was written in a language syntax describing the records, fields, and sets of the user data model. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definitions can go wrong by using ambiguous, obscure, or figurative language. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definitions should be defined in the most prosaic form of language to be understood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adventure Definition Language (ADL) is a system for writing text adventures. (wikipedia.org)
  • The One Definition Rule (ODR) is an important concept in the C++ programming language. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two definitions of the language are given here. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report Definition Language (RDL) is a standard proposed by Microsoft for defining reports. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definition of Man, also known as the Definition of Human, originated from a summary essay of Kenneth Burke (1897-1993) which he included in his 1966 work, Language as Symbolic Action. (wikipedia.org)
  • DDL (Description Definition Language) is part of the MPEG-7 standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • NDL (Network Definition Language) was a compiler on Burroughs large systems computers used to create a network definition file for a data communications controller (DCC) and object code for a data communications processor (DCP) that interfaced between a message control program (written in DCALGOL) such as (RJE), (MCSII) or (CANDE) and its line adaptors and terminal network. (wikipedia.org)
  • DDLm: A New Dictionary Definition Language, Nick Spadaccini and Sydney R. Hall, J. Chem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Military Scenario Definition Language (MSDL) is a standard developed by Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Planning Domain Definition Language (PDDL) is an attempt to standardize Artificial Intelligence (AI) planning languages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microsoft Interface Definition Language (MIDL) is a text-based interface description language from Microsoft, based on the DCE/RPC IDL which it extends for use with the Microsoft Component Object Model. (wikipedia.org)
  • For exchange of business process models, BPDM is an alternative to the existing process interchange format XPDL (XML Process Definition Language) from the WfMC (Workflow Management Coalition). (wikipedia.org)
  • Document Definition Markup Language (DDML) is an XML schema language proposed in 1999 by various contributors from the xml-dev electronic mailing list. (wikipedia.org)
  • The definitions of substances as various configurations of atoms are theoretical definitions, as are definitions of colors as specific wavelengths of reflected light. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2) The problem description consisted of a problem-name definition, the definition of the related domain-name, the definition of all the possible objects (atoms in the logical universe), initial conditions (the initial state of the planning environment, a conjunction of true/false facts), and the definition of goal-states (a logical expression over facts that should be true/false in a goal-state of the planning environment). (wikipedia.org)
  • A British version of Definition aired on the ITV network from 1978 until about 1986, produced by HTV West and was originally hosted by Don Moss and then by the late Jeremy Beadle. (wikipedia.org)
  • N "used" without out-of-class definition without a namespace scope definition for N. Nevertheless, the wording of the 1998 C++ standard still required a definition if the member was used in the program. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Business Process Definition Metamodel (BPDM) is a standard definition of concepts used to express business process models (a metamodel), adopted by the OMG (Object Management Group). (wikipedia.org)
  • common metamodel to unify the diverse business process definition notations that exist in the industry containing semantics compatible with leading business process modeling notations. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is very similar to, but distinct from an operational definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Distinct - The definition should differentiate a data element from other data elements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Essentially, Burke's definition maintains that man is distinct from other creatures by the virtue of his use of symbols to communicate, his understanding of negation, his separation from nature by his own techniques, his existence in differing social structures, and his goal to become better than he presently is. (wikipedia.org)
  • It supports her fifth studio album, The Definition Of. (wikipedia.org)
  • Job Definition Format (JDF) is a technical standard being developed by the graphic arts industry to facilitate cross-vendor workflow implementations of the application domain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Digital eXtreme Definition (DXD) is a digital audio format that originally was developed for editing high-resolution recordings recorded in DSD, the audio standard used on Super Audio CD (SACD). (wikipedia.org)
  • In pre-standard C++, all static data members required a definition outside of their class. (wikipedia.org)
  • Improved-definition television (IDTV) or enhanced-quality television transmitters and receivers exceed the performance requirements of the NTSC standard, while remaining within the general parameters of NTSC emissions standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Standard definition Definition using mathematical formulas. (wikipedia.org)
  • SDTV and high definition television (HDTV) are the two categories of display formats for digital television (DTV) transmissions, which are becoming the standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in other parts of the world that used the PAL or SECAM color systems, standard-definition television is now usually shown with a 16:9 aspect ratio, with the transition occurring between the mid-1990s and mid-2000s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specifically chapter four of the ISO/IEC 11179 metadata registry standard covers data element definition quality standards . (wikipedia.org)
  • This high image refresh rate is considered high definition whereas units with an image refresh rate around 30 frame/s are considered standard definition (just like a television). (wikipedia.org)
  • High Definition Compatible Digital, or HDCD is a Microsoft proprietary audio encode-decode process that claims to provide increased dynamic range over that of standard Redbook audio CDs, while retaining backward compatibility with existing Compact disc players. (wikipedia.org)
  • High-Definition Versatile Disc (HVD) is an Asian standard of advanced high-definition technology originally developed in China by AMLogic Inc., for high-definition video. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of this as of 2008, was to provide high-definition versions of ABC1 shows when available (Prior to this, the broadcaster relied on regulation exemptions that allowed it to meet a high-definition quota using content upscaled from standard definition). (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, ABC News 24 will be reduced to a standard definition broadcast. (wikipedia.org)
  • This simulcast showcased native high definition content alongside standard definition services on Seven. (wikipedia.org)
  • The channel replaced Seven's existing high definition service 7 HD Digital, a part-time simulcast of its standard definition and analogue services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Higher Definition is the 5th album from the Christian hip hop group the Cross Movement, released on October 26, 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • The DEFinition is the tenth studio album by American rapper LL Cool J, released on August 31, 2004 by Def Jam Recordings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Steve 'Flash' Juon of RapReviews called The DEFinition LL's "TRUE tenth album," praising its change in sound from New York to Southern by Timbaland, balancing out the bangers and slow songs well and LL for still keeping his lyrical content up to date, concluding that "this new album proves he doesn't have to give up acting to keep rapping. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definition" is the first single from Black Star's eponymously titled 1998 album (see 1998 in music). (wikipedia.org)
  • A reprise of "Definition" titled "RE: DEFinition" can be found on the Black Star album. (wikipedia.org)
  • Destruction by Definition is the debut album by the Detroit, Michigan punk rock band The Suicide Machines, released in 1996 by Hollywood Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • In High Definition, also known as Ultra-Octa-Doom, is the first live album and 16th album overall by rapper Kool Keith. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album was also promoted with an US twelve-show tour titled The Definition Of. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anno Domini High Definition is the fourth full-length studio album by Polish progressive rock band Riverside and also the first full length Riverside album that is separate from the Reality Dream suite. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definition of a Band is the third studio album by R&B band Mint Condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • High Definition is an album by American jazz musician Joe Morris which was recorded in 2007 and released on the Swiss hatOLOGY label. (wikipedia.org)
  • High Definition is the first studio album by keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij, released on 26 August 1997 through Shrapnel Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • A part of that definition may be singled out (using parentheses here): a square: (a quadrilateral that has interior angles which are all right angles), and that has bounding sides which all have the same length. (wikipedia.org)
  • Construct (philosophy) General Conference on Weights and Measures International Committee for Weights and Measures Latent variable Operational definition Stipulative definitions About.com, Logical Arguments, "Theoretical Definitions" A Concise Introduction to Logic by Patrick J. Hurley. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dictionary production, as a project in lexicography, should not be confused with a mathematical or logical activity, where giving a definition for a word is similar to providing an explanans for an explanandum in a context where practitioners are expected to use a deductive system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The definist fallacy is a logical fallacy, coined by William Frankena in 1939, that involves the definition of one property in terms of another. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first high-definition broadcasts began in 2001 and since then the number of channels available to view has grown to a maximum of 27 that can be viewed on pay-TV service, Foxtel. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest known publication of the definition was in the February 1986 edition of the now-discontinued GNU's Bulletin publication of FSF. (wikipedia.org)
  • Euclidean geometry by introducing universal forces which cause rulers to contract in certain directions, or postulating that such forces are equal to zero, does not mean saving the Euclidean geometry of actual space, but only changing the definitions of the corresponding terms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stipulative definitions of existing terms are useful in making theoretical arguments, or stating specific cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fallacies of definition are the various ways in which definitions can fail to explain terms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The system is composed of four commercial high definition video cameras which have been built to record video of the Earth from multiple angles by having them mounted on the International Space Station. (wikipedia.org)