sublanguage


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sublanguage

(database, language)
One of the languages associated with a DBMS, for example a data-definition language or query language.
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The type provides context, enabling Wyvern to identify a sublanguage associated with that type in the same way that a person would realize that a conversation about gourmet dining might include some French words and phrases, explained Joshua Sunshine, ISR systems scientist.
His comment together with the results of this simple MEDLINE query for cohort point to presumed differences in the sublanguages of librarianship and biomedicine, although this may be changing.
The special languages described and endorsed by Morris and Korzybski suggest sublanguages or languages purposefully restricted to a special area--such as, science, poetry, or HCI (human-computer interaction).
For one sublanguage, he designed a basically nondeterministic automaton, with a redundant self loop with b in [q.
constitute a 'female' sublanguage which rivals and often replaces discursive language.
Once I have a draft I do excise that which interrupts the sublanguage coherence of the poem, or gets in the way of what Mandelstam called "the performing understanding," which is another way of saying that I edit my self out of the poem as much as possible.
The common metaphors from physics and biology, wherein sublanguage is asserted to occupy a site that ought to be reserved for higher-level, more-encompassing concepts, should not be tolerated in the halls of scholars of systems and of complexity.
A new part has been added which extends the discussion on the SQL database sublanguage
In this paper, an attempt is first made to clarify and tease apart the somewhat confusing terms genre, register, text type, domain, sublanguage, and style.
In his study of some early technical writing textbooks for engineers, Hagge (1995) has claimed that engineers create a sublanguage that codifies their professional practices.
La dependencia tematica que implica la utilizacion de una sublengua ofrece diversas ventajas, como la reduccion del tamano y la complejidad de los componentes lexico y gramatical: "First, the parsing time is reduced, since sublanguage grammars are always smaller than the grammars of whole languages.