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- n. The act of eliciting; or, an elicited thing.
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- n. The act of eliciting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of eliciting, or of drawing out.
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- n. stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
Where data is scarce, regulators supplement calculations with knowledgable opinion - what the industry calls "expert elicitation," in which experts are asked to speculate.
So for 30 minutes, I pulled everything together - by nomination, open elicitation, explanation and restatement.
What is interesting is that NASA's organizational "peers", for purposes of budget elicitation, are these cabinet-level organizations plus a handful of others -- such as the EPA and SBA.
Essentially, Camping's message turned into overt manipulation through the elicitation of a fear response in the potential believer.
As I have said several time in the recent past, Apple is very similar to gold in its elicitation of passion and emotional responses from both those that own it and those that invest in it.
Apple is very similar to gold in its elicitation of passion and emotional responses from both those that own it and those that invest in it.
They had used a method called metaphor elicitation to see if their office was connecting properly with the unspoken and in many cases unrecognized inner thoughts and feelings of their applicants.
We might even suppose them functionally identical, treating the process of indirection as a conscious or unconscious strategy for avoiding face-threatening behaviour, seeing every revelation as also an elicitation, deliberate or not, carried out in the expectation of a response, even if it is only sympathetic agreement.
Ideally, the stories and novels that are brought forth as “the best and the brightest” in our field pay at least lip service to concerns such as, but not limited to: characterization, emotional resonance, the elicitation of surprise, immersion, perhaps even a sense of the secular numinous.
There is content here, albeit of the most minimal sort, but more than anything else this exchange is a revelation of insecurity, an elicitation of reassurances that the participants are still emotionally connected, that communion is welcome.