from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A dictionary.
- noun A stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary.
- noun Linguistics The morphemes of a language considered as a group.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A word-book; a vocabulary; a collection of the words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically and defined and explained; a dictionary: now used especially of a dictionary of Greek or Hebrew.
- noun Synonyms Dictionary, Glossary, etc. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A vocabulary, or book containing an alphabetical arrangement of the words in a language or of a considerable number of them, with the definition of each; a dictionary; especially, a dictionary of the Greek, Hebrew, or Latin language.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
vocabularyof a language.
- noun linguistics A
dictionarythat includes or focuses on lexemes.
- noun A dictionary of Classical
Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
- noun programming The
lexicologyof a programming language. (Usually called lexical structure.)
- noun rare Any dictionary.
- noun The
vocabularyused by or knownto an individual. (Also called lexical knowledge)
- noun A vocabulary specific to a certain subject.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
- noun a language user's knowledge of words
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The structure of this lexicon is a bit strange, but with a little fooling around, you can get what you need to know.
The result should be on-the-fly brand research that enables you to re-craft your messaging mid-campaign as well as giving you a tool to focus the keyword lexicon, or banner and display spend.
One should realize that "conservative" in European lexicon is still far more liberal than the American liberal.
It comes down to this, Lance, the difference in lexicon: Democrats are over-educated and forgot how to talk to people.
Although it does seem to me that a debate about terminology, about the conventionality of the critical lexicon, is still in order: When the powers that be in literary study want to show they have not entirely abandoned the old critical order, they like to point out that much current academic criticism is underpinned by what they want to still call "close reading."
The lexicon is a shelter for those who want the news, minus the gossip.
What do you want to bet that some right-wingers are already convincing themselves Bedell must be a liberal simply because he was from California and looks like a metrosexual (which in the right-wing lexicon is more or less equivalent to “gay”).
The precise extent of the English lexicon is non-computable.
From Promptorium Parvulorum Sive Clericorum, an Anglo-Latin lexicon from c. 1440:
Perhaps it's because space opera requires a certain lexicon accrued over decades to truly appreciate its subtleties.