context-sensitive grammar


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context-sensitive grammar

[′kän‚tekst ‚sen·səd·iv ′gram·ər]
(computer science)
A grammar in which the rules are applicable only when a metavariable occurs in a specified context.
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In theory, semantic aspects of PASCAL could be specified using a context-sensitive grammar (type 1 in Chomsky hierarchy), but such approach would be excessively cumbersome in practice.
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