Trope

[religion] In Judaism, trope (or Yiddish טראָפּ trop) is the musical pronunciation associated with the cantillation marks (accents) used for the ritual chanting of the Torah. ==For Hebrew== Historically, the Torah has been chanted to a regularized tune and rhythm. This made memorization of the text (in Hebrew) far easier, and acts as ...
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Trope

[mathematics] In geometry, trope is an archaic term for a singular tangent space of a Variety, often a quartic surface. The term may have been introduced by {harvs|txt|last=Cayley|authorlink=Arthur Cayley|year=1869|loc=p.202}, who defined it as `the reciprocal term to node`. It is not easy to give a precise definition, because the term is u...
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Trope

The figurative use of language - as in simile and metaphor.
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trope

[n] - language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
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trope

figure of speech noun language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
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Trope

• (n.) The word or expression so used. • (n.) The use of a word or expression in a different sense from that which properly belongs to it; the use of a word or expression as changed from the original signification to another, for the sake of giving life or emphasis to an idea; a figure of speech.
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trope

(from the article `epistemology`) ...by some evidence, there is an opposite proposition supported by evidence that is equally good. Arguments like these, which are designed to refute ... ...criticized the Academic Skeptics because they claimed to know too much, namely, that nothing could be known and that some things are more probable ....
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trope

(from the article `speech, figure of`) ...(e.g., pun and anagram); and (5) errors (e.g., malapropism, periphrasis, and spoonerism). Figures involving a change in sense, such as metaphor, ... ...said to pertain either to the texture of the discourse, the local colour or details, or to the structure, the shape of the total argument. Ancie...
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trope

in medieval church music, melody, explicatory text, or both added to a plainchant melody. Tropes are of two general types: those adding a new text ... [4 related articles]
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trope

a semantic figure of speech or of thought that varies the meaning of a word or passage. Examples include metaphor, metonymy, objectification, and personification.
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Trope

[philosophy] The term `trope` is both a term which denotes figurative and metaphorical language and one which has been used in various technical senses. The term trope derives from the Greek τρόπος (tropos), `a turn, a change`, related to the root of the verb τρέπειν (trepein), `to turn, to direct, to alter, to change`; this me...
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Trope

[literature] A literary trope is the use of figurative language – via word, phrase, or even an image – for artistic effect such as using a figure of speech. The word trope has also come to be used for describing commonly recurring literary and rhetorical devices, motifs or clichés in creative works. The term trope derives from the Gree...
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Trope

[music] A trope or tropus may be a variety of different things in medieval, 20th-, and 21st-century music. The term trope derives from the Greek τρόπος (tropos), `a turn, a change` (Liddell and Scott 1889), related to the root of the verb τρέπειν (trepein), `to turn, to direct, to alter, to change` (Anon. 2009). The Latinised f...
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trope

an interpolated section of melody and text in plainsong.
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Trope

Trope has two meanings
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Trope

A semantic figure of speech or of thought that varies the meaning of a word or passage. Examples inc
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trope

any figure of speech; figurative language
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Trope

A figure of speech, usually used to describe overworked images, literary or dramatic conventions, or stale ideas borrowed from other authors
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