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- adj. Of, or pertaining to, presentations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In psychology, relating to, due to, or composed of, presentations.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to a presentation (especially in psychology or philosophy)
Stop thinking in presentational terms; his example was “click here” a phrase that is meaningless but also describes something that may not be true in all devices.
Vernon's insistence on "natural handling," on making every move look casual rather than "presentational" - like a man handling cards rather than like a magician handling props-is a precept of modern magic.
It's not that teasing the humor out of this dark scenario is wrongheaded... it's just that the execution reeks of indie flick preciousness, that arch kind of presentational acting and tableau-style filming that Hartley borrowed from the French nouvelle vague.
An actor's term she invoked more than once was "presentational," meaning you're pushing, you're selling yourself, you're outside the song instead of in it.
Tables mix 'presentational' data in with your content, which makes the file size of your pages unnecessarily large, as users must download this presentational data for each page they visit.
This is an excellent overview cum manifesto for e-poetry, useful especially for writers and readers who may be unaware of all but a few special cases such as hypertext, or consider the digital as simply a "presentational" strategy for poetry.
For a bigger worrying TV "presentational" dynamic appears to be hardening into the norm.
The Scotsman Pre-Budget report: Banks could be set to sidestep 'presentational' bonuses tax - 32 mins ago
The 12 works and installations will incorporate such disparate presentational elements as peephole views, taped field recordings, live narration via megaphone, costumed dance, and accompaniment from electronic and acoustic instruments.
He also mentioned that in HTML 5 and may be given some sort of semantic meaning as opposed to the strictly presentational use they now have.
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