In literary theory, a text is any object that can be `read,` whether this object is a work of literature, a street sign, an arrangement of buildings on a city block, or styles of clothing. It is a coherent set of signs that transmits some kind of informative message. This set of symbols is considered in terms of the inform
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- a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon 2. [n] - the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.) 3. [n] - the words of something written
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any piece of writing or object being studied
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(Text (textual)) Within linguistics, the word 'text' means any continuous and coherent sequence of writing or speech. See also discourse.â€¦
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The main body of a book exclusive of front matter or back matter such as appendices, notes etc
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language organised to communicate. Includes written, spoken and electronic forms.
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The written or printed material that forms the main body of a publication.
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although this term includes the kind of thing we usually mean by 'text' (eg: a written document) under the conditions of the literary turn, structuralism and poststructuralism the term can be applied to almost any object in the world. Semioticians, for example, have considered items as diverse as wrestling matches and Coca Cola cans as 'texts', wor
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Text (tĕkst) noun [ French texte , Latin textus , texture, structure, context, from texere , textum , to weave, construct, compose; confer Greek te`ktwn carpenter, Sanskrit taksh to cut, carve, make. Confer Context , Mantle ,
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Text transitive verb
To write in large characters, as in text hand. [ Obsolete] Beau. & Fl.
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textual matter 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`
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• (n.) A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written; the original words of an author, in distinction from a paraphrase, annotation, or commentary. • (n.) A style of writing in large characters; text-hand also, a kind of type used in printing; as, German text. • (n.) The four Gospels, by way of distinction or em
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(from the article `textual criticism`) the technique of restoring texts as nearly as possible to their original form. Texts in this connection are defined as writings other than formal ...
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- the words of something written
- a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon
- a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
- the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.)
Body matter of a page or book as distinguished from the headings.
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The text of a film is not simply the script, as it would be comparably in literature. A text is a composite entity consisting of the relationships developed between the language, lighting, acting, images, shots, editing, sound, properties and settings
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TEXT is the band founded by Kristofer Steen, David Sandström, Fredrik Bäckström and Jon F Brännström. All, except Bäckström, were ex-members of hardcore band Refused. Stylistically, they have little in common with Refused. Their debut album, Text, is a mix of spoken word, music of various styles, and ambient sound effects, often producing a
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A segment of the televisual flow, such as an individual program, a commercial, a newscast, even an e
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In literary criticism, formalist critics use the term text to refer to a single work of literary art
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A high quality printing paper.
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