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reflexive

1. Physiol of or relating to a reflex
2. Logic Maths (of a relation) holding between any member of its domain and itself

reflexive

(theory)
A relation R is reflexive if, for all x, x R x.

Equivalence relations, pre-orders, partial orders and total orders are all reflexive.
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While the main established struts of reflexive method consist of emphases on interpretation at the trowels edge and documentation of the documentation process (Hodder 1997, 2000b, 2005), Berggren and Nilsson (in press) have recently evaluated 12 components of reflexive methods as they have been used at Catalhoyuk since the project began in 1993 (Hodder 2000a).
Our main result is a classification of those simplicial, terminal, and reflexive lattice polytopes with at least 3d - 2 vertices.
Our article aims to explore how a reflexive position might open up opportunities different for knowledge practices in tourism/hospitality research and teaching.
Habitus lurks largely in the territory of the unconscious because embodied predispositions are automatic and thus do not typically engender conscious, reflexive consideration.
PSA measurements that prompted reflexive free PSA measurements were classified according to the following indications:
There has also been an increased awareness and call to use reflexive methodology when doing qualitative research, particularly with post-structuralist critiques of qualitative methods that made explicit the need for researchers to situate themselves within their data (Brewer, 2005).
5) If the verb in the impersonal reflexive is transitive, as in (lb), the clause has an overt direct object (notice the overt case marking and the lack of agreement with the verb).
In addition to PopCap, charter members of this new program include RealNetworks' Games division, Reflexive Entertainment, PlayFirst, Big Fish Games, and Oberon Media.
Discourse as praxis and the reflexive theology of Paul's letter
That is, topicalized structures permit a reflexive anteceded by the main clause subject and corresponding to the object position in 4a, although a reflexive anteceded by a main clause element cannot occur in situ in that position.
Like Gareth James, with whom he collaborated on "Lars von Trier" at American Fine Arts in 2002, Einarsson is an alumnus of the Whitney Independent Study Program, and the acutely reflexive research-based approach that the course has long fostered is present and correct in his project.