Defining

  • 1 defining — index restrictive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Defining — Define De*fine , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Defined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Defining}.] [OE. definer, usually, to end, to finish, F. d[ e]finir to define, L. definire to limit, define; de + finire to limit, end, finis boundary, limit, end. See {Final},… …

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  • 3 defining — /di fuy ning/, adj. decisive; critically important: Taking a course in architecture was a defining turn in her life. * * * …

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  • 4 defining — adj. Defining is used with these nouns: ↑attribute, ↑characteristic, ↑feature, ↑moment, ↑trait …

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  • 5 defining — de•fin•ing [[t]dɪˈfaɪ nɪŋ[/t]] adj. cv decisive; critically important: Taking a course in architecture was a defining turn in her life[/ex] …

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  • 6 defining — nustatymas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. defining; setting vok. Bestimmung, f; Einstellung, f; Einstellwert, m rus. определение, n; установка, f pranc. définition, f; localisation, f; mise en point, f; établissement, m …

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  • 7 Defining — Установление [маркировка] границ набора на дисплее …

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  • 8 defining — Synonyms and related words: categorical, characteristic, classificational, classificatory, confining, definitive, denominative, differential, distinctive, divisional, divisionary, exclusive, limitary, limitative, limiting, ordinal, particular,… …

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  • 9 defining — de·fine || dɪ faɪn v. explain, clarify; limit, set boundaries …

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  • 10 defining — noun any process serving to define the shape of something (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑shaping • Derivationally related forms: ↑define, ↑shape (for: ↑shaping) • Hypernyms …

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  • 11 Defining Dulcie (novel) — Defining Dulcie   Author(s) Paul Acampora Country …

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  • 12 defining moment — dates from the 1970s and denotes an event or occasion considered with hindsight as epitomizing or determining subsequent events or circumstances. Nothing much is ever really ‘defined’ in any sense of that word, and the expression is often no more …

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  • 13 Defining equation (physics) — For common nomenclature of base quantities used in this article, see Physical quantity. For 4 vector modifications used in relativity, see Four vector. Very often defining equations are in the form of a constitutive equation, since parameters of… …

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  • 14 Defining vocabulary — A defining vocabulary is a list of words used by lexicographers to write dictionary definitions. The underlying principle goes back to Samuel Johnson s notion that words should be defined using terms less abstruse than that which is to be… …

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  • 15 Defining equation (physical chemistry) — For the detailed nature of defining equations see Physical quantity Main article: Physical chemistry In physical chemistry, there are numerous quantities associated with chemical compounds and reactions; notably in terms of amounts of substance,… …

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  • 16 Defining Issues Test — The Defining Issues Test or the DIT is a component model of moral development devised by James Rest in 1979.[1] The University of Minnesota formally established the Center for the Study of Ethical Development as a vehicle for research around this …

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  • 17 Defining length — In genetic algorithms and genetic programming defining length L(H) is the maximum distance between two defining symbols (that is symbols that have a fixed value as opposed to symbols that can take any value, commonly denoted as # or *) in schema… …

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  • 18 defining characteristic — noun A property held by all members of a class of object that is so distinctive that it is sufficient to determine membership in that class. A property that defines that which possesses it. The defining characteristic of a human is that it is, in …

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  • 19 defining diaphragm — ribojančioji diafragma statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. defining diaphragm; limiting diaphragm vok. Begrenzungsblende, f rus. ограничивающая диафрагма, f pranc. diaphragme limitant, m …

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  • 20 defining vocabulary — deˈfining vocabulary 7 [defining vocabulary] noun a set of carefully chosen words used to write the explanations in some dictionaries …

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