Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or conforming to a text or texts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or contained in the text: as, textual criticism; textual errors.
  • Based on texts.
  • Acquainted with texts and capable of quoting them precisely; learned or versed in texts.
  • noun One versed in texts; a textualist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or contained in, the text.
  • adjective Serving for, or depending on, texts.
  • adjective Familiar with texts or authorities so as to cite them accurately.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, or pertaining to text.
  • adjective Pertaining to text messages, by analogy with sexual: textual harassment, textual intercourse; compare sexting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or based on a text

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Examples

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  • These two groups have a more shallow history, at least in textual terms, coming into clear view only through the early ethnographic accounts of colonial authorities.

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  • Just as it's not that difficult to situate novae, errata and chimerae in textual specifics ( "The door dilated," "President Himmler sat in the Oval Office," "The crescent sun was high, the moon low,") pataphysical quirks are not so hard to pin down, I think, as it may at first seem.

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  • The real lair of the potential lurks not so much in textual meaning as in the production of that meaning, always in process.

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  • Just as it's not that difficult to situate novae, errata and chimerae in textual specifics ( "The door dilated," "President Himmler sat in the Oval Office," "The crescent sun was high, the moon low,") pataphysical quirks are not so hard to pin down, I think, as it may at first seem.

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  • This combination of interests is intended to foster connections between scholars working in textual analysis and those working in other areas of humanities computing

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  • [The first chapter will examine the Old English Orosius, and the temporalities which intersect both in textual translation as well as the re-appropriation of generic convention across historical time, positing “the nation” as a network in which texts, peoples and generic forms play a role in the creation of identity.]

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  • [The first chapter will examine the Old English Orosius, and the temporalities which intersect both in textual translation as well as the re-appropriation of generic convention across historical time, positing “the nation” as a network in which texts, peoples and generic forms play a role in the creation of identity.]

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  • Sort of a blues riff in textual form, all about jazz and shipping, prohibition and personality conflicts.

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  • Skills in textual editing can be translated to online editions.

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