accentuation

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accentuation

[ak‚sen·chə′wā·shən]
(electronics)
The enhancement of signal amplitudes in selected frequency bands with respect to other signals.
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In the surveyed patients of a comparative group (85.00 6 4.0%) no types of accentuation were detected.
Thus, according to the obtained data, 68% of patients with hypertension and 63% with coronary artery disease have the emotive type of accentuation. They are characterized by emotionality, sensitivity, anxiety, talkativeness, apprehension, and deep reactions in the field of fine feelings.
For patients (AH, 53% and CHD, 76%) with alarming accentuation, it is peculiar: a lack of confidence, a heightened sense of duty, responsibility, and high moral and ethical requirements.
In patients with CHD, a dysthymic type of accentuation was observed.
* a combination of emotive, disturbing, demonstrative, getting stuck, hyperthymic types of accentuation to a high degree of severity;
(f) Changes in accentuation of phrases.--Sims Reeves used to say, "A singer who does not recite or read the verses of a song aloud before attempting the music, will never become a great artist," and indeed it would be diffiult to overestimate the importance of this preliminary.
In analysing the words of a song it must be borne in mind that nearly every sentence is susceptible of varying treatment as regards its accentuation. The principal stress may be laid on anyone of several words, each of which will give the sentence a different shade of meaning.
We propose that the principle of accentuation not only applies to students attracted to honors programs, but may also be applied to faculty who are drawn into involvement as honors directors.
Those students initially attracted to honors programs by the affinity between their own value dispositions and the humanistic promise of the curriculum are likely to be motivated by both honors faculty and their peers to further strengthen a commitment to critical thinking and liberal value orientations in the process of educational accentuation.
Thus we would argue that the principle of accentuation tends to work simultaneously for both faculty and students in interaction with one another.
Subsequently, in an article aimed at clarifying the conceptual and operational meanings of accentuation, Feldman and Weiler conjectured that accentuation of group differences was more likely to occur in subsettings of large universities where students were given a greater degree of choice and where the subsettings themselves were highly selective in admitting applicants [9, p.
It is this ongoing process of value accentuation which we suggest helps to explain why the political responses of honors directors to socioeconomic issues, U.S.