word

  1. a unit of language that native speakers can identify
  2. a brief statement
  3. new information about specific and timely events
  4. a promise
  5. an exchange of views on some topic
  6. the sacred writings of the Christian religion
  7. a verbal command for action

Word

In linguistics, a word is the smallest element that may be uttered in isolation with semantic or pragmatic content (with literal or practical meaning). This contrasts with a morpheme, which is the smallest unit of meaning but will not necessarily stand on its own. A word may consist of a single morpheme (for example: oh!, rock, red, quick, run, ex...
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(from the article `language, philosophy of`) In his dialogue Cratylus, the Greek philosopher Plato (428/427–348/347 ) identified a fundamental problem regarding language. If the connection ... ...Tractatus would collapse like a house of cards. In writings and teachings from 1930 on, accordingly, he emphasized the connections betwee...
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[n] - a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory 2. [n] - a verbal command for action 3. [n] - a brief statement 4. [n] - a unit of language that native speakers can identify
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• (n.) Account; tidings; message; communication; information; -- used only in the singular. • (n.) Verbal contention; dispute. • (n.) Hence, the written or printed character, or combination of characters, expressing such a term; as, the words on a page. • (n.) A brief remark or observation; an expression; a phrase, clause, or sh...
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Word

Logos noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
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noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify; `words are the blocks from which sentences are made`; `he hardly said ten words all morning`
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[AM] WORD, known on-air as `ESPN Upstate`, is an sports-formatted radio station in the Greenville-Spartanburg area of Upstate South Carolina. The Entercom Communications outlet is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Spartanburg, SC, and broadcasts at 950 kHz with power of 5,000 watts non-directional daytime and direct...
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[computer architecture] In computing, word is a term for the natural unit of data used by a particular processor design. A word is basically a fixed-sized group of digits (binary or decimal) that are handled as a unit by the instruction set or the hardware of the processor. The number of digits in a word (the word size, word width, or word ...
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[group theory] In group theory, a word is any written product of group elements and their inverses. For example, if x, y and z are elements of a group G, then xy, z-1xzz and y-1zxx-1yz-1 are words in the set {x, y, z}. Two different words may evaluate to the same value in G, or even in every group. Words play an important role in the theory...
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[journal] WORD is a triannual academic journal of linguistics published by the International Linguistic Association. ...
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Word intransitive verb To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute. [ R.]
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Word noun [ Anglo-Saxon word ; akin to OFries. & Old Saxon word , Dutch woord , German wort , Icelandic orð , Swedish & Danish ord , Goth. waúrd , OPruss. wirds , Lithuanian vardas a name, Latin verbum a word; or perhaps to Gr...
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Word transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Worded ; present participle & verbal noun Wording .] 1. To express in words; to phrase. « The apology for the king is the same, but worded with greater deference to ...
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1. To express in words; to phrase. 'The apology for the king is the same, but worded with greater deference to that great prince.' (Addison) ... 2. To ply with words; also, to cause to be by the use of a word or words. ... 3. To flatter with words; to cajole. To word it, to bandy words; to dispute. 'To word it with a shrew.' ... Origin: Worded; Wor...
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A general term for a morphological form which is internally stable, can stand on its own and which in principle can be moved to a new position in a sentence. In a synthetic language like German inflected words tend to be morphologically complex whereas in an analytic language like English these are usually simpler in structure.
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a group of bytes considered by the cpu to be a unit of data - in Acorn 32-bit computers, a word is four 8-bit bytes
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A group of characters representing a unit of data and occupying one storage location. A word is usually long enough to contain one computer instruction or one integer e.g. 16 or 32 bits.
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a number of bytes that on a given machine is particularly suied to holding an integers or a pointer. On many machines, an object must be aligned on a word boundary for acceptable performance. An int is typically a stored in a word. Often, a word is 4 bytes. See also: alignment. TC++PL 4.6.
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A shortening of the term Digital Word (a number of information bits that w communicate one value).
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A single number (sample word) that represents the instantaneous amplitude of a sampled sound at a particular moment in time. In 8-bit recording, a sample word contains one byte; in 16-bit recording, each word is a two-byte number.
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A unit for storing integer data in the computer. In many computers, such as the PDP's and VAX's, it has a length of two bytes (sixteen bits) and is stored in two's complement representation. It may have a value in the range -32768 to +32767.
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a unit of information in computer science, often representing the amount of data processed by a computer in a single instruction. The size of a word varies with the computer system; it was usually 32 bits (4 bytes) or 64 bits (8 bytes) on mainframe computers but is usually 16 bits (2 bytes) in modern microprocessors. Sometimes a shortword is 2 byte...
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AudioIn audio engineering the term word describes one sample of audio data.ComputingAn ordered set of bits that is the normal unit in which information may be stored, transmitted, or operated upon within a given computer - commonly a word or shortword is 16 and a double word is 32 bits.
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class/part of speech one of the main grammatical groups that a particular word belongs to according to the way it is used in a sentence, for example noun, verb, adjective, or adverb
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