Copula

(Copula / linking verb) Verbs that act to link a subject to a complement, for example, the verb 'is' in, 'The rabbit is soft and furry' are called 'copulas' or 'linking verbs'.…
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copula

(from the article `logic`) ...of objects. The adjective must be replaced by a noun phrase to obtain a proper categorical proposition. In all cases, propositions must be ... ...of propositions that can be analyzed as consisting of (1) usually a quantifier (`every,` `some,` or the universal negative quantifier `no...
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copula

(kop´u-lә) any connecting part or structure.
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copula

[n] - an equating verb (such as `be` or `become`) that links the subject with the complement of a sentence
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Copula

• (n.) The word which unites the subject and predicate. • (n.) The stop which connects the manuals, or the manuals with the pedals; -- called also coupler.
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copula

copulative noun an equating verb (such as `be` or `become`) that links the subject with the complement of a sentence
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Copula

[jellyfish] Copula is a monotypic genus of box jellyfish in the family Tripedaliidae of the phylum Cnidaria. The only species in the genus is Copula sivickisi, a very small gelatinous, bell-shaped organism with four tentacles that is active only at night. It is unusual among box jellyfish in having a mating ritual and internal fertilisation...
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Copula

[linguistics] In linguistics, a copula (plural: copulas or copulae) is a word used to link the subject of a sentence with a predicate (a subject complement), such as the word is in the sentence `The sky is blue.` The word copula derives from the Latin noun for a `link` or `tie` that connects two different things. A copula is often a verb or...
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Copula

[music] With regard to early polyphony the term copula has a variety of meanings. At its most basic level, it can be thought of as the linking of notes together to form a melody. `A copula is a rapid, connected discant...` However, it is often considered to be a particular type of polyphonic texture similar to organum, but with modal rhythm...
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Copula

[probability theory] ==Applications== ===Quantitative finance=== In risk/portfolio management, copulas are used to perform stress-tests and robustness checks that are especially important during `downside/crisis/panic regimes” where extreme downside events may occur (e.g., the global financial crisis of 2008–2009). During a downside reg...
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Copula

Cop'u·la noun [ Latin , bond, band. See Couple .] 1. (Logic & Gram.) The word which unites the subject and predicate. 2. (Mus.) The stop which connects the manuals, or the manuals with the pedals; -- called also coupler .
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copula

1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, e.g., the body of the hyoid bone. ... 2. A swelling that is formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portion of the second branchial arch; it is overgrown by the hypobranchial eminence and is not present in the adult tongue. ... 3. Obsolete term for zygote. ... Origin: L...
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copula

A particular verb — be in English, sein in German — which links elements in a sentence, usually in assigning attributes or qualities to nouns, e.g. Patrick is a miserable linguist.
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copula

a style of Notre-Dame organum in which the top voice is measured (that is, it uses one of the rhythmic modes) but the bottom voice is unmeasured. Related terms: organum purum, discant .
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copula

the act of sexual union
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Copula

The traditional analysis of a proposition into subject and predicate involves a third part, the copula (is, are, is not, are not), binding the subject and predicate together into an assertion either of affirmation or of denial. It is now, however, commonly held that several wholly different meanings of the verb to be should be distinguished in thi....
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copula

Type: Term Pronunciation: kop′yū-lă Definitions: 1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, the body of the hyoid bone. 2. A swelling formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portions of the second pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the hypopharyngeal eminence and is not present in the adult to...
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