directional structure

directional structure

[də′rek·shən·əl ′strək·chər]
(geology)
Any sedimentary structure having directional significance; examples are cross-bedding and ripple marks. Also known as vectorial structure.
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There is no rocket science in the case and there's no directional structure as well.
In fact, in the majority of languages, Goal markers and Source markers appear to be equally complex (or simple), which implies the presence of a unique Path head in the directional structure accommodating both types of elements
The second issue relates to the role of the verb in the lexicalization of directional structures. I discussed some cases, where the verb spells out a directional head thus licensing a specific interpretation of the phrase below.
The dominating orientation of the fibres in the products of the directional structure is perpendicular to the surface of the insulated enclosure construction (wall, roof or floor base).
It doesn't go anywhere in particular - but then, it doesn't propose that kind of directional structure. I must confess in all honesty I drifted off at one point, overcome by Tharp's subtle touch of insidious monotony.

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