Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of tall: more tall

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Examples

  • Thus, if Simmias is taller than Socrates, it is only Simmias's height that is identified with Simmias's tallness (and hence said to correspond to the concept ˜taller than™), whereas Socrates's height is identified with Socrates's shortness (and hence said to correspond to the concept ˜shorter than™).

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • Thus, when Simmias is taller than Socrates, there is one accident corresponding to the concept ˜taller than™

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • Thus, when Simmias is taller than Socrates, reductivists and non-reductivists are agreed that it is an accident of Simmias that directly corresponds to (or as they would prefer to say, is primarily signified by) the concept ˜taller than™, and an accident of Socrates that is primarily signified by the concept ˜shorter than™.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • ˜Simmias is taller than Socrates™ will be false, and hence nothing will correspond to the relational term ˜taller than™.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • Just as “the taller of we” would sound absurd to all of us, so “taller than he, ” to the unschooled American, sounds absurd.

    Chapter 9. The Common Speech. 4. The Pronoun

  • Good Heavens, a little man standing with his back to a great wall of rock with a blazing wood fire in front of him, will find that the higher the fire leaps, the taller is the shadow of the little man cast on the rock, but he is still the same size.

    The Past and the Present

  • Enguany teníem molt clar quin taller havíem de fer, un sobre videobloc, en una evolució lògica dels formats dels tallers (text, àudio i imatge).

    EbreBloc 2009: Taller de videoblog, amb Jesús Ferré | [bauen]

  • His studio/taller is in Ihuatzio on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro.

    Recommendations?

  • Compared with participants who scored lowest on an acrophobia test, those most afraid of heights judged the building to be about 10 feet (3 meters) higher at ground level and 40 feet (12 meters) taller from the top of the building.

    Top 10 Fears and Phobias That Really Scare People | Impact Lab

  • Being 6-11 or taller is no longer enough, in and of itself, to get you on an NBA roster.

    Matthew Yglesias » LeBron’s Stats, Now With Pace Adjustment

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