from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To break (a sentence) down into its component parts of speech with an explanation of the form, function, and syntactical relationship of each part.
- transitive v. To describe (a word) by stating its part of speech, form, and syntactical relationships in a sentence.
- transitive v. To examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, especially by breaking up into components: "What are we missing by parsing the behavior of chimpanzees into the conventional categories recognized largely from our own behavior?” ( Stephen Jay Gould).
- transitive v. To make sense of; comprehend: I simply couldn't parse what you just said.
- transitive v. Computer Science To analyze or separate (input, for example) into more easily processed components.
- intransitive v. To admit of being parsed: sentences that do not parse easily.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.
- v. To split a file or other input into bits of data that can be easily stored or manipulated.
- n. A successful act of parsing.
- n. The result of such an act.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To resolve into its elements, as a sentence, pointing out the several parts of speech, and their relation to each other by government or agreement; to analyze and describe grammatically.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In grammar, to describe grammatically by telling the part of speech of, as a word, or of each word in, as a sentence, defining and describing its grammatical form, and showing its relation to the other words in the sentence; resolve, as a sentence, into its grammatical parts: as, to parse a line in Virgil.
- An obsolete form of pierce.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
Additionally, you could optionally specify a number after the word parse - this would only disable specific settings.
The draws took the heat down to the decking and into containers called parse tubes, which housed diapson crystals.
I create an instance of the lib and call parse on the RSS.
To start parsing, the application calls parse (), a method of Parser: parser. parse (args ); EXAMPLE
The only way to declare the document encoding we want to parse is to declare it explicitly in the document header.
Liquid:: Block initialize method calls parse, which parses each of the tokens, causing each of the tags within the block to be parsed.
- Text XInclude support (aka parse = "text") - Basic forms support
Instantiate the PlistParser class and then call the parse method with the filename as a parameter.
I'm sure she probably can find some way to "parse" the numbers out and declare herself the winner!
I guess you're referring to Israel, if I "parse" your statement correctly. .but what is the argument they have lost, precisely???