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  • adj. Alternative spelling of parsable.


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  • Even with the parseable verb-noun combination of a curse such as "Fuck me!", the articulation is hardly aimed at communicating the content, not in the way that an imperative like "Eat your greens" is aimed at communicating the content -- what is to be done and what it is to be done to.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Adam, you claim that "Her eyebrows climbed as she directed her gaze back to them, eyes black as her white-winged hair" is bad writing, and it plainly is; but it's comprehensible and parseable English, if clumsy.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 8: The Path of Daggers (1998)

  • The problem is that Facebook makes it nearly impossible to do this in an automated fashion because, as a technical barrier, email addresses are provided as opaque images, not as easily-parseable text.

    It’s high time we moved to URL-based identifiers | FactoryCity

  • And the more instantly parseable the prose, the easier it is to integrate into the ongoing interpretative process, the easier it is for the reader to construct those abstract artifices of character, plot and theme.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Obviously a writer can minimise syntactic and lexical patterning in their prose, and obviously this is a good strategy for making the prose more instantly parseable.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • In light of the news that the other candidates knew Edwards was dropping out yesterday, I think this is an even more disingenuous parseable than she usually comes out with.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | What's Next: The Battle For Edwards Delegates And Supporters

  • The aesthetic of accessibility is one which values the minimal complexity of an easily parseable story.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • The result is a cosy illusion of moral ambiguity and flawed heroism in an easily-parseable theme in which Grendel and the dragon are spurned sons a la Frankenstein's Monster.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Sites like Google are really good at backups, make it available everywhere I go, for free, in easily-parseable HTML, and if I want my own copy I can write a 10-line program to download it all.

    Dear Web Applications: Where Are My Files? - Publishing 2.0

  • OSRA can read a document in any of the over 90 graphical formats parseable by ImageMagick GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, PDF, PS etc. and generate the SMILES representation of the molecular structure images encountered within that document.

    OSRA: GPL-ed molecule drawing to SMILES convertor


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