from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to representation, especially to realistic graphic representation.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to representation or to representationalism
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or containing representation, in any sense; of the nature of representation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen
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This is what I call representational redescription.
He believed that socialism would — and must — come to America, not through armed, bloody revolution but through popular participation in representational government and the constant expansion of the state.
For Scott, socialist democracy would come to America not through violent revolution but by popular participation in representational government and the constant expansion of a protective, activist state.
Of course, as they place these images on web pages, the shift in representational medium allows students the possibility of breaking out of Cartesian perspectivalism as a model for mediation between viewer and object viewed.
Olaf Peters calls the representational, highly topical style of painter Otto Dix "intransigent realism."
One step above entry-level luxury is the standard business hotel, the Marriotts and Hyatts, followed by the so-called representational business hotels, like the St. Regis and the Crowne Plaza.
I also know this, which is even more disconcerting: That two of the principles that have made this country exceptional -- the free press and the idea of representational government -- have inexplicably, impossibly, been, if not quelled, then stifled.
Dretske's view centers on the idea of representational systems as systems with the function of tracking features of the world (for a similar view, see Millikan 1984, 1993).
∑ Reject all forms of hierarchy including capitalism, party communism, patriarchy, white supremacy, colonialism, and so-called representational politics;
Using the SOAP protocol and the Web software architecture known as representational state transfer (REST), the CMIS specification will result in Web interfaces that give users the most critical capabilities of content management repositories and applications.