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  • adjective Not contextual.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ contextual

Examples

  • Bill Moyers 'Friday interview with Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. was an enlightening hour that demonstrated both the noncontextual nature of at least one of the condemned video clips and that Rev. Wright does not understand the nature of the terrorist threat posed by al Qaeda.

    Tom Baer: Jeremiah Wright and Psalm 137

  • "But what we watch is a medium which presents information in a form that renders it simplistic, nonsubstantive, nonhistorical and noncontextual," writes Postman.

    John W. Whitehead: Gods Made in Our Image: Politicians As Entertainers

  • The noncontextual quotation condemned by Obama in his Philadelphia speech, following on similar condemnations by others, is Wright's statement that the September 11, 2001 terrorist destruction of the World Trade Center is a case of the "chickens coming home to roost."

    Tom Baer: Jeremiah Wright and Psalm 137

  • However, though QM and a noncontextual HV theory contradict each other for a single system, this contradiction involves incompatible observables and, thus, is untestable (as we have just seen from Kochen and Specker's own proposal).

    The Kochen-Specker Theorem

  • Those on the front lines of the curb cut wars are pleased that the Department of City Planning (DCP) is trying to eliminate loopholes in the city's zoning text that allow noncontextual driveways to be constructed in front of attached homes in areas where they were supposed to be prohibited.

    NY Post: News

  • Experimental physicists refute noncontextual quantum models

    innovations-report

  • And though the dominant design element of the new façade is a kind of abstract, noncontextual patterning, the glazed base of the building shows off the Byzantine-style columns of the original structure, the very ones that Ada Louise Huxtable so famously and so fatally mocked as Venetian lollipops.

    New York Sun - All Articles

  • The reality is that voyeurism’s titillation comes from the utter chaos of noncontextual information.

    Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society

  • The reality is that voyeurism’s titillation comes from the utter chaos of noncontextual information.

    Through a Glass, Blindly

  • The reality is that voyeurism’s titillation comes from the utter chaos of noncontextual information.

    Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society

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