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  • verb Present participle of denote.


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  • Black Emperor released its last record, the brooding and orchestral "Yanqui U.X.O." a term denoting American unexploded ordinance.

    Pop and Circumstance

  • It tells the story of a group of women who – with the possible exception of designated sass-merchant Maggie Ryan the name denoting Irish descent, unless I'm very much mistaken, and explaining that fiery temperament – are apparently consumed by the earnest joy and weighty responsibility of being Pan American stewardesses.

    TV review: Pan Am; Who Do You Think You Are?

  • Walton provides a chart with all the instances p.48, and suggests that the evidence points to the term denoting unproductiveness rather than lack of material form.

    Review of The Lost World of Genesis One, Part Four

  • In this work, the image of the city be - comes highly metaphorical, the term denoting a com - munity rather than a material city.


  • Intellectual springs originally, and is increased subsequently, from teaching (for the most part that is), and needs therefore experience and time; whereas the Moral comes from custom, and so the Greek term denoting it is but a slight deflection from the term denoting custom in that language.


  • A man I know studies as a hobby something which he calls "graphics" -- the term denoting the reaction of the mind to certain words.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • For, short of a complete enumeration of them, the description may be satisfied by two or more individuals; and in that case the term denoting them, if limited by such

    Logic Deductive and Inductive

  • Nottingham '(meaning its streets and houses, open spaces, people, and civic organisation), the term denoting them as a whole is Singular; but

    Logic Deductive and Inductive

  • "Pribaoutki" takes its title from a word denoting Russian verse akin to the English limerick.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "Pribaoutki" takes its title from a word denoting Russian verse akin to the English limerick.

    NYT > Home Page


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