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implicit

Maths (of a function) having an equation of the form f(x,y) = 0, in which y cannot be directly expressed in terms of x, as in xy + x2 + y3x 2 = 0
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5 In rhetoric the phenomenon of implicitness has been known since antiquity.
However, although, using category labels as target stimuli increases the specificity of the test and conclusions derived from results, it might compromise procedural implicitness by potentially alerting subjects to the categories of interest.
Research suggests, however, that the relative implicitness of the input-oriented options may preclude learners from paying attention to the targeted features, which considerably reduces their effectiveness, particularly when it comes to more complex structures, and indicates that they should be supplemented with explicit instruction (cf.
where [Theta] (0 [less than or equal to] [Theta] [less than or equal to] 1) is the weight factor that represents the degree of implicitness.
10) as the assumption that 'the norm in poetry lies in clarity, explicitness, organic development, diaegesis (sic), low context, clear opening and closure, and other well-known features that signal familiarity and logical progression', as against 'opacity, implicitness, nonorganic development, omissions, disruption of chronology, modular or discrete elements, high context, unclear opening and closure, all of which signal foreignness and "defy analysis"'.
In the end, the interpretative key to the implicit femaleness of the kava bowl may be in that very implicitness.
The Korean language is abundant with implicitness and indirectness.
The stress on the implicitness of the doxa and on stereotypes leads Meizoz to compare Amossy's ethos and author image with Booth's implied author ("Ce que l'on fait dire" 5-6).
Harris and Trezise (1997) also noted different kinds of intertextual links in their kindergarten study and highlighted the potential for confusion for learners arising from the implicitness of the teacher's intertextual agenda: 'In order to understand what shapes and mobilises reading instruction in early school years,' they concluded, 'there is a need for more in depth examination of the intertextual complexities that exist within it.
Eric's patterns of selfdeprecating judgments, positive appreciation, and the upscaling of positive evaluations may index broader English communicational patterns of indirectness and implicitness (see also Fandrych & Graefen, 2002; Tirkkonen-Condit, 1996).
Dewaele (1995) proposes an independent measure of the formality of style, involving the relative implicitness or explicitness of speech.