verbiage


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verbiage

When the context involves a software or hardware system, this refers to documentation. This term borrows the connotations of mainstream "verbiage" to suggest that the documentation is of marginal utility and that the motives behind its production have little to do with the ostensible subject.
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March 2017, TDAA writes TSBDE in opposition of verbiage change and recommends using verbiage in law (Texas Occupations Code)
Terence Davies' most mannered and least fulfilling work to date, "A Quiet Passion" boasts meticulous craft and ornate verbiage in abundance, but confines Cynthia Nixon's melancholia-stricken performance as Emily Dickinson In an emotional straitjacket of variously arch storytelling tones.
Guys is a trashy piece of transatlantic verbiage which has become currency via various American imported soaps and series.
When you deadhead the gibberish jargon and verbiage of the duties of the posts it is evident that the authority is looking for a qualified accountant and chartered engineer.
Dans des declarations a la presse, il a ajoute que sans emploi, la crise ne sera pas resorbee ', indiquant que parler de parties derriere les mouvements qui secouent la region tient du pur verbiage et de la faribole ', mettant l'accent sur l'existence de reels problemes qui requierent des solutions '.
District Judge Susan Illston of San Francisco has ruled that the suit hinged on verbiage used outside of financial statement, and therefore dismissed it.
Less is more--less verbiage, less big words, and less industry jargon.
In hotel rooms that utilized the room verbiage, guests used an average of one towel per person per day.
The verbiage flowing from Prime Minister Cameron, the Houses of Parliament and the media partly obscures the real issue about Ms Miller's expenses fiasco.
This meaningless verbiage is creeping into our everyday language.
Manufacturers are working to compete with fresh vegetables by boosting the freshness appeal of their products, with verbiage like "frozen at the peak of freshness" and "fresh taste" on the packaging.
Now they have freed us from all that extra verbiage.