Associations to the word «Text»


TEXT, noun. A writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences.
TEXT, noun. A book, tome or other set of writings.
TEXT, noun. (colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones; an SMS text message.
TEXT, noun. (computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text (often contrasted with binary data).
TEXT, noun. A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.
TEXT, noun. Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, etc.; topic; theme.
TEXT, noun. A style of writing in large characters; text-hand; also, a kind of type used in printing.
TEXT, verb. (transitive) To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones.
TEXT, verb. (intransitive) To send and receive text messages.
TEXT, verb. To write in large characters, as in text hand.
TEXT ADVENTURE, noun. (computer games) A computer game in which the player is given a textual description of the environment and uses a command line to interact with it.
TEXT ADVENTURES, noun. Plural of text adventure
TEXT BOX, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) a rectangular widget that accepts textual input on an interactive electronic display
TEXT BOXES, noun. Plural of text box
TEXT EDITOR, noun. (computing) A program which allows a user to edit the contents of a text file, usually in an interactive way with immediate visual feedback. Compare word processor.
TEXT EDITORS, noun. Plural of text editor
TEXT FILE, noun. (computing) A simple data file containing only plain, human-readable text, distinct from documents with embedded formatting
TEXT FILE, noun. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) (computing) A simple data file in a character encoding that allows it to be read in a simple editor: usually, seven-bit, as opposed to containing raw binary data.
TEXT FILES, noun. Plural of text file
TEXT HAND, noun. (dated) A style of large handwriting, formerly used for the text of a book, contrasting with the smaller hand used for the notes.
TEXT HANDS, noun. Plural of text hand
TEXT LINK, noun. (Internet) An element of text on a web page, which can be used to access other web pages.
TEXT LINKS, noun. Plural of text link
TEXT MESSAGE, noun. A brief electronic message sent between mobile phones.
TEXT MESSAGE, verb. (transitive or intransitive) To transmit a text message.
TEXT MESSAGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of text message
TEXT MESSAGES, noun. Plural of text message
TEXT MESSAGES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of text message
TEXT MESSAGING, noun. Sending and receiving written messages on mobile phones, or the technical system which allows this.
TEXT MESSAGING, verb. Present participle of text message
TEXT RETRIEVAL, noun. (information science) Document retrieval.

Dictionary definition

TEXT, noun. The words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text".
TEXT, noun. A passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon; "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon".
TEXT, noun. A book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy".
TEXT, noun. The main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.); "pictures made the text easier to understand".

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle