Associations to the word «Definition»


DEFINITION, noun. (semantics) A statement of the meaning of a word or word group or a sign or symbol (dictionary definitions).
DEFINITION, noun. A statement expressing the essential nature of something; formulation
DEFINITION, noun. The action or process of defining.
DEFINITION, noun. The act of defining; determination of the limits.
DEFINITION, noun. A product of defining.
DEFINITION, noun. The action or power of describing, explaining, or making definite and clear.
DEFINITION, noun. Clarity of visual presentation, distinctness of outline or detail.
DEFINITION, noun. Clarity, especially of musical sound in reproduction.
DEFINITION, noun. Sharp demarcation of outlines or limits.
DEFINITION, noun. (bodybuilding) The degree to which individual muscles are distinct on the body.
DEFINITION, noun. (programming) A statement which provides a previous declaration with a value or body of a subroutine (in the case of function).
DEFINITION, noun. (mathematics) A statement that establishes the referent of a term or notation.
DEFINITION BY POINTING, noun. (semantics) Ostensive definition.
DEFINITION LIST, noun. An HTML structure consisting of a number of tags intended to present a set of pairs of terms and their definitions as a list.
DEFINITION LISTS, noun. Plural of definition list

Dictionary definition

DEFINITION, noun. A concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol.
DEFINITION, noun. Clarity of outline; "exercise had given his muscles superior definition".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope